Hygiene of boys: what young parents need to know
One of the topical issues in the first weeks and months of the child’s life is related to the hygiene of the baby. The rules of water procedures really need to be given enough attention, especially since there are differences in the care of the sexual organs of girls and boys. Parents need to know how to properly wash a newborn boy. So, let’s consider some of the subtleties of caring for future successors of the genus, given the opinion of the famous pediatrician Komarovsky.
Features of the structure of the sexual organ of the boy of the first years of life
In fact, genital hygiene plays a fundamental role for the boy’s reproductive health.
Proper hygiene of the boy is a guarantee of his future masculine health
The structure of the genitalia of the carapace is such that the head of the penis still in the womb of the mother is covered with a narrowed foreskin. After birth, this feature is called physiological phimosis. Under the fold are the sebaceous glands that produce the smegma – a special secret that has a fat consistency. And if you do not comply with hygiene, then in this environment can develop bacteria, which, in turn, threatens inflammation of the bladder and urethra.
The process of development of the foreskin consists in the passage of 5 stages