These are important tips and advice for all mothers who want to take care of their children carefully and carefully.
The mother is like starting a new life when she carries her newborn baby in her arms for the first time and immerses herself in her motherly emotions. However, new parents, even with great efforts to prepare, can still worry about taking care of babies, especially if it is their first child. Parents can read all the books in the world but never really enough when raising an adult child.
Researchers have collected a number of unexpected tips and parenting tips that are useful later for parents who have babies:
1. Don’t underestimate the importance of body language
The baby is clutching his hand, maybe he is hungry, otherwise if he loosened his hand, he would be full (Artwork)
Crying is the only way your baby tries to communicate with us. Pay attention to baby body language. Children squeeze their hands, they may be stressed or hungry. Continuous limb shows that the baby may want to play. Even something like pushing your ears may suggest that your baby is beginning to have teeth.
2. The best way to breastfeed
How to hold a baby to feed properly (Photo: mommy.labornurse).
In television programs, when breastfeeding , mothers often hold their babies with their hands near the smallest of their heads, holding the breast part with the opposite arm. Although this is good for older children, the opposite is true for babies. For newborn babies, this reverse action allows the mother’s other hand to move the baby’s head and make it easier to switch sides.
3. Make sure your baby eats when they want
When children see hunger they often suck their fingers (Artwork)
Give babies the right food. Usually, babies need to be fed about 8 to 12 times a day – equivalent to feeding once every 2 to 3 hours. Look for signs that your baby is hungry as a finger.
4. Tease your baby if your mother needs to wake her up
You can tease to wake the baby but absolutely not to shake (Artwork).
If you need to wake your baby up for any reason, never shake him. Even when playing, baby shaking can cause brain damage that is very dangerous and life-threatening. Instead, tease your baby or gently blow on them to wake up. Seriously, when I look at my cute little baby, my parents always want to make me laugh but do it properly.
5. Do not allow your baby to hold a pacifier before feeding
Before breastfeeding, the mother should not give the baby a pacifier (Artwork).
They have an instinctive reflex to suck, which makes using bottles and pacifiers easier to use. However, if you plan to breastfeed , it is better to wait until your baby is accustomed to feeding your baby before putting on a fake nipple. In general, if you want to give your baby a bottle and prosthesis, wait until your baby is 2 to 4 weeks old.
6. The first time you bathe your baby, use a sponge
Parents use sponges or the like to bathe babies (Artwork).
When bathing your baby, be gentle and use sponges, but there is another reason to do this: pay attention to your baby’s umbilical cord. The newborn’s belly button is more likely to be rapidly shed if kept dry often. While bathing, if you accidentally bump into your belly button, your umbilical cord has a bit of bleeding, it is completely normal, because your umbilical cord is just like a scalp.
7. Use a bath / shower net to avoid slippery baths for babies
Bath baskets help ensure safety for babies when bathing (Artwork).
If you’re worried about moving your baby when using a bath and using a bathtub, there’s a simple way to use a bath or bath net for your baby. Just put your baby in the bath basket so that water penetrates through the holes so that your baby can still clean and anti-slip. You can put some toys in your baby’s bath into the net.
8. Warm temperatures can stimulate lactation
Placing warm towels on your breasts will help your milk flow more (Artwork).
When breastfeeding, if your breasts are tight or blocked, remember that a little heat can help. Put a warm compress, a warm towel on your chest will help the milk flow. A cold pack may also help if the mother’s chest hurts after breastfeeding.
9. Make a fake mummy to coax her
This is an effective way to comfort your baby (Artwork).
If your baby is crying, all you need to do is remind them of a happy time in your womb. This may include swaddling, swinging, holding the baby on either side and even allowing the baby to suck the thumb because right from the womb, the baby sucked his thumb to relax.
10. Music can soothe your baby
Listening to music can help calm your baby (Artwork).
There is the idea that listening to music will be smarter, also known as the Mozart effect, which may be the notion of old mothers, but the fact that listening to music can have some benefits as possible. Help your baby calm down.
11. Be aware of your baby’s sensitivity
Your baby’s skin is very sensitive when applying baby lotion or oil, try using a spot on a small part of the baby’s body to see if there is any reaction before applying it on a wide area (Artwork)
Be careful before applying lotion. Babies have dry skin after birth, but their skin is also very sensitive and early application of cream or oil to the baby’s skin can actually cause an allergic reaction. If your mother wants to get used to applying baby lotion or oil, try using a spot on a small part of your baby’s body to see if there is any reaction before applying it on a large area.
12. Oral health is very important at all ages
Parents are not subjective to small children without oral care (Artwork).
Babies often do not have teeth, but that does not mean parents will neglect their baby’s oral health. Use a little wet gauze to wipe your baby’s gums. Also, make sure your baby is getting enough fluoride. Remember, cavities may appear once your teeth appear.
13. Take your baby to bed when they are still awake
You should put your baby to bed to sleep when he is still awake but sleepy so he can learn to sleep by himself (Artwork).
Researchers believe it is better to put your baby to bed when they are still awake but have a sleepy phenomenon so they can regulate their sleeping habits. Finally, the baby will learn to sleep on his own.
14. Always use gas waterproofing
Parents should use waterproof sheets to help make cleaning easier (Artwork)
In the middle of the night, both parents and babies are tired if they have to change the mattress. To overcome this situation, placing a waterproof bed sheet can make cleaning easier than having to completely remove the cushion.
15. Parents should understand that every baby is beautiful
Every baby born is beautiful in their own way (Artwork).
When children first enter their parents’ lives, babies are often unlike what we think. The baby’s face may be puffy and they rarely open their eyes. Some babies are even born without eyelashes or eyebrows. All are normal. Most of these things are usually temporary and parents remember that all babies are beautiful.