Daily care for newborns: basic procedures
When it comes time to return home with a newborn from the hospital, every mom begins to worry about how she will take care of the child without the help and competent advice of medical personnel.
All moms without exception worry whether they will be able to provide their child with the necessary care for his healthy growth: to properly bathe the baby, cut off his nails, and process the umbilical wound.
Therefore, mothers will not have time to cross the threshold of their home, how they are born a lot of questions about caring for a child: Is it worth it to wash the baby after every urination, the better to handle the navel: green or tincture of calendula?
Today we will try to find answers to the main questions about the hygiene of the child and talk about the basic procedures for daily care of the baby.
Morning toilet of the newborn
Like every person, the kid should wash his face in the morning, of course, his mother should help him.
After the newborn wakes up, strip him naked, let him lie a little naked, it’s good for the baby’s skin. Then carefully examine the baby, check if there are redness on the skin, sweating. If there is, then prepare a baby cream to lubricate the problem areas after washing the baby.
Compliance of the microclimate in the house
Maintaining a healthy microclimate in the house this is one of the important items of care for the newborn. In the apartment where the baby is located, it is necessary to conduct a wet cleaning at least once a week, preferably more often. It is desirable to get rid of extra dust collectors: carpets on walls, curtains, soft toys, books.
The temperature in the room must be not higher than 22 degrees in winter and not higher than 24 in summer, for night sleep it is better to have a temperature of 19 degrees. The humidity should be within 50-70%.
With this microclimate, the baby will be able to breathe easily, he will not have crusts in his nose, he will be very comfortable to sleep.
In order for you to grow a healthy and happy baby, you must carefully observe all the rules for caring for newborns, with the slightest doubt about the choice of various methods of care, it is better to consult a doctor or health visitor so as not to harm the still fragile body of the baby.
Grow big and healthy!
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