The child in the first month of his life; important features of development and proper care
Almost all young mothers remember their return from the hospital approximately like this: I put the baby in the crib and realized with horror that I did not know what to do next. . The first month of a child’s life; this is a kind of baptism of young parents.
The first month of a child’s life
The stress of the first days, when parents were left alone with the child, should be kept to a minimum. For this:
- Postpone all other cases that are not related to the adaptation of the child and family to the new conditions of life. Other cases will wait!
- In the early days, minimize visits to strangers (co-workers, neighbors, friends). Staying in the maternity hospital, the baby and mother were in a stressful situation: the baby – being born, adapted to new life conditions, and my mother experienced the strongest emotions; from incredible pain, fear, anxiety to appeasement and happiness. Therefore, being at home, both are in dire need of care, coziness and attention.
- On the first day of return for mother and child it is important to keep the mode of feeding and sleeping of the baby that was established in the maternity home.
- Right now, my mother will benefit from the experience and skills of caring for a child, which she received in the hospital.