The 7 best tips for newborn care:
What is the right clothing for newborn babies?
During the first days it is interesting to have the baby relatively warm, since it comes from the maternal womb where it was at a high temperature compared to the outside. Be clear that we are in an environment where it can not be cold. Once the first days pass, it is usually said that we have to dress them with a sleeve more than us. It is a way of explaining that they would have to go like adults, but with a fine capita more, because they do not regulate the temperature like us and, moreover, babies do not have the amount of fat that we do have and that in a certain way it protects us It is touching the area of the neck and back. This way we will know if they are comfortable or if they are cold or hot.
How to cure the baby’s umbilical cord
The umbilical cord of the baby, when it stops receiving blood supply, dries and falls after a few days. To clean the area of the cord, there are those who recommend using alcohol, some say that only soap and water and some say there is no need to do anything. All the solutions are correct, because in a review of WHO studies they saw that it was indifferent how the umbilicus was cured when comparing the use of antiseptic with the care of the dry cord. So basically it does not matter how to cure it (as long as povidone iodine is not used). In case it smells bad or oozes, it is necessary to take the baby immediately to the doctor. (tips for newborn care)
Should the hair be cut in babies?
The cut of the baby’s hair is also done for a matter of aesthetics. In the first months, a large part of the baby’s hair tends to fall and many become practically bald. Then, around six months, the final hair starts to come out. Cutting it will not make the hair come out stronger, so it is only done if the parents consider that the baby will be better with short hair. For this, scissors should be used with the round tip and keep the baby calm so as not to hurt him.
When to bathe a baby?
For a long time, babies bathed every day, both for hygiene and for that of being relaxed before going to sleep. The reality is that not everyone relaxes, and bathing them every day can be too much. And is that the bathroom in babies dries the skin, eliminates the natural bacteria we have and many babies suffer after the consequences, in the form of eczema and skin infections. It is advisable to bathe your baby every two or three days, and on days when you do not bathe him, do a diaper change with soap and water.
How to bathe the baby?
With water at the right temperature (about 36 degrees Celsius), in a place where it is not cold and with everything ready for later. In cold weather it is interesting to dry the baby well, especially in the folds, and then dry it and dress it quickly.
Is the cream needed after bathing in babies?
In the same way that the bath is usually done every day, or was done every day, the cream after the bath seems also something that must be done yes or yes. The reality is that the first days is interesting, because in many cases babies “peel”, but after the first days a baby does not usually need creams or oils or prevention of ass. According to the AAP (American Association of Pediatrics) “a baby does not need to be regularly given creams, oils or talcs.” If the baby’s skin is fine do not need to put anything. If it is a little dry in some areas, then baby cream (cream better than oil, which moisturizes less) in those areas.
Washing baby clothes
The skin of babies is quite delicate and usually responds easily to any “aggression”. Surely you will have noticed that if you find them naked, our fingers are marked for a while. To avoid possible reactions in babies, it is advisable to wash the baby’s clothes separately, make sure that it is well rinsed and if possible not use softener, as it causes many allergic reactions on the skin (pimples, redness, etc.). It is convenient to do the same with your sheets and blankets and with ours if the child ends up in our bed or sleeps in it.