We need to pay attention to some methods of parenting. In daily life, we need to pay attention to the physical changes of children, especially the way of bathing for newborns. After the birth of children, many parents like to bathe their children, which helps to adjust their physical quality. However, how to bathe their children? It’s not difficult to let the newborn baby take a bath as long as they master the skills.
A new mother
Bathing can clean your baby’s body, expel sweat and bacteria, relieve muscles and bones, eliminate fatigue, and help improve sleep quality. But bathing your baby is also a headache for many parents. So, how to let the baby relax, take a bath voluntarily and happily In fact, as long as we master the skills, it is not difficult.
In addition to the dust and bacteria outside the baby’s skin, there are many self generated dirt. Every 1 square centimeter of the baby’s skin, there are 100 to 250 sweat glands, which discharge dirt from the body in a timely manner. If the dust, bacteria and body dirt are not removed in time, the metabolism of cells will be affected, which is not conducive to the blood circulation in the baby’s body. But you know, there’s a lot to be said about bathing a baby! Bathing babies of different ages has different requirements and focuses. Because bathing is not only a simple cleaning work for babies, but also a good health habit. Therefore, it’s best to start with the new baby and insist on bathing the baby in the right way.
A new baby is a baby born to 28 days old. Taking a bath for a newborn baby can make the baby’s skin clean and comfortable, promote the baby’s blood circulation and skin metabolism, and help mom and dad observe the baby’s whole body. But we must pay attention to keep warm and do a good job of umbilical cord care.
Bathtub, clothes, diaper, bath towel, small face towel, gauze (handkerchief size), baby soap (or bath gel), small comb, plastic net basket (built-in baby lotion, talcum powder, cotton swab), bathroom thermometer, etc.
1. Spread a clean bath towel on the table or bed, and the mother can put the baby on it before and after bathing.
2. Be sure to pour cold water into the bath first, then hot water. Before putting the baby in the water, try the water temperature with your elbow or the inside of your wrist. The water should not be too cold or too hot. It should be warm. Test the water temperature with your wrist. It’s better to feel the water temperature is not hot. If you are not sure, you can try using the bathroom thermometer. The proper water temperature is 37 ℃. The depth of water should be 5cm ~ 8cm. Cover the hot water faucet with a towel. Don’t add hot water to the faucet when the baby is still in the water, so as not to scald him.
3. Put the small articles for bathing on the side of the bathtub.
4. For newborn babies, the room temperature should be 27 ℃ ~ 29 ℃. The room must be warm and airless, and everything needed should be ready and kept at hand. At the same time, pay attention to the good light, convenient to observe the baby.
In spring and autumn, it is better to take a bath every day to two days; in summer, because of the hot weather, it can be washed more than twice a day; in cold winter, it is better to take a bath every week, but the key parts should be wiped with warm water every day.
&Remember, in the first two weeks of a baby’s life, before the umbilical cord falls off, it’s best to use the method of bathing to avoid water and infection in the navel; if you have to use bathing, you can use the method of bathing in sections. If you have any questions about children’s health habits and other home-based knowledge, please continue to pay attention to Baibai safety net children’s personal health and safety common sense column.