Do I need a pillow for my newborn in the crib?
As you know, the newborns spend their first time in a dream. Thus, to ensure a healthy rest, comfortable conditions should be in the first place. How to choose a crib, protection, mattress and so on, rarely when it causes difficulties in the parents. However, the question concerning the pillow for a child often leads them into difficulties.
When a child sleep on a pillow, it is better to decide together with the pediatrician, because here the approach should be individual, given a number of indications and contraindications to its use.
A healthy newborn pillow is absolutely not needed, it will be quite enough for a smooth mattress. On the contrary, there is a small number of reasons why it is contraindicated for a baby:
- The head of a healthy newborn , relative to the whole body, a little more in size, in contrast to the grown man. Thus, sleeping on a flat surface is much more convenient for him.
- The baby in a dream is quite is able to roll over on a stomach, thus the person to bury oneself in a pillow that can lead to a sudden death. A child at that age still does not know how to react to danger, so it can easily suffocate. Most often in the area of such risk are infants up to 6 months.
- Negative consequences for children’s health take place in the case when the blood vessels and nerves of the baby are pinched by the wrong position of the head (with a strong inclination).
- There is a probability development of an allergic reaction to the product filler.