Babies of any age can’t do without bathing, especially babies with vigorous metabolism, more secretion, and naturally more dirt on their skin But the weather is getting colder and colder. The baby’s skin is delicate and has poor resistance. Bathing is a big problem. As a parent, we must know which time periods and circumstances are not “scientific”, otherwise we will “hurt” him accidentally.
Keep in mind: six situations in which a baby can’t take a bath
In addition, the mother always hopes that the baby will always be clean. But for the sake of baby’s health, sometimes it’s not suitable to bathe baby. It’s inevitable not to take a bath for a moment. Now let’s see what kinds of circumstances are not suitable for a baby to take a bath.
1. After injection
After the baby has been vaccinated, there will be a pinhole on the skin that is difficult to see by the naked eye temporarily. At this time, bathing is easy to contaminate the pinhole.
2. Frequent vomiting and diarrhea
When bathing, it is inevitable to move the baby, which will aggravate vomiting and cause aspiration of vomitus when not paying attention.
3. Within 48 hours after fever or heat recession
Taking a bath for a feverish baby can easily make the baby shiver and even convulse; improper bathing can sometimes close the pores of the skin and lead to a higher body temperature, and sometimes make the whole body’s skin capillaries expand and congest, resulting in the lack of blood supply to the main organs of the baby’s body. In addition, the resistance of the baby after fever is very poor, and it is easy for the baby to take a bath immediately to suffer from wind cold, which causes fever again. Therefore, it is suggested that the baby should take a bath 48 hours after the fever subsides.
4. When the baby has skin damage
Baby skin damage, such as pustules, boils, scalds, trauma, etc., at this time should not take a bath. Because the damaged part of the skin will have wound, bathing will make the wound spread or be polluted.
5. After feeding
Bathing immediately after feeding will make more blood flow to the expanded epidermal blood vessels stimulated by hot water, while the blood supply to the abdominal cavity will be relatively reduced, which will affect the digestive function of the baby. Secondly, because the baby’s stomach is dilated after feeding, taking a bath immediately is also easy to cause vomiting. So bathing should usually be done 1-2 hours after feeding.
6. Low weight baby
Low birth weight babies usually refer to babies whose birth weight is less than 2500 grams. Most of these babies are vulnerable to temperature fluctuation due to immature development, low living ability, thin subcutaneous fat and poor thermoregulation. So for this kind of special baby to be careful to decide whether to give a bath.
In a word, you can’t bathe your baby in these circumstances, or it will damage your baby’s health. If you want to learn more about the health habits that children need to cultivate online, you can go to Baibai safety net to check and read, and one more knowledge is more care for your baby.