The weather is getting hotter and hotter. Some places in the South have reached a high temperature of more than 30 degrees. Bathing your baby every day has become an essential step. Do you know the precautions for bathing your baby, spicy mother?
▎ details for baby bathing
Choice of baby soap
It should be better to use the special soap for infants, which is more oily, less alkaline and less irritant.
When cleaning nose and ears
Clean only what you can see, not try to wipe it.
When cleaning baby girls
Don’t separate the labia of the baby girl, it will hinder the mucus flow out of the bactericidal bacteria. When cleaning the vulva for the baby girl, it should be cleaned after going to the hospital. Prevent the spread of bacteria from the anus to the vagina to cause infection.
When cleaning a baby boy
Never push the baby boy’s foreskin upward to clean it, which is easy to tear or damage the foreskin.
When cleaning a baby’s umbilical cord stump
Soak the cotton in alcohol and carefully clean the wrinkles around the umbilical cord stump. Then dip clean cotton in talcum powder to dry the stump.
When cleaning a baby’s butt
Use a wad of cotton or a piece of gauze at a time. Soak it in warm water after washing and thoroughly clean it.
▎ 6 conditions that are not suitable for bathing
I. do not take a bath temporarily after the 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. Do not take a bath temporarily in case of 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.
III. It is not recommended to take a bath within 48 hours of fever or fever regression
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, 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.
IV. it is not suitable to take a bath 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.
Do not take a bath immediately 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. Take a bath carefully for low weight children
Low birth weight babies usually refer to babies whose birth weight is less than 2500 grams. Most of these babies are premature. Due to immature development, low living ability, thin subcutaneous fat and poor thermoregulation, they are prone to temperature fluctuations due to changes in ambient temperature. So for this kind of special baby to be careful to decide whether to give a bath.
In addition to the baby’s own factors, it should also be limited by the surrounding environment. When bathing the baby, the ambient temperature should be 26-28 ℃, and the water temperature should be 40-42 ℃.
&We should pay attention to the details of baby bathing, which can’t be bathed, otherwise Baby Bathing will bring threat to health! 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