Taking care of your new born baby can be the most cherished experience.Two things which play a vital role in the development of your infant are the environment around him and the food which you feed to him. The baby needs an utmost affection and time from their parents. After 2-3 days of the birth the infant start recognizing the people around him .The way you treat him will further shape his behavior and health. If you want your baby to enjoy the sound infancy, then you should give hands on following guidelines
#1. Breastfeeding Up To The 6 Months- Mothers milk is like a healthy tonic foe an infant, it makes his immune system strong also it prevents the illness and. According to the latest latest studies , the breastfed infants are stronger than other babies. Also, breastfeeding helps the mother to shed the weight, which she gained during the pregnancy.
#2. Hold The Baby Very Gently- Put your left hand beneath the baby’s neck to give it a support, since the bones of newborn are very sensitive so it might get hurt, if you hold him tightly. Don’t shake the baby. The shaking can damage his brain or he may die also.Most important wash or sanitize your hands before holding the baby, since their immune system is not strong so they are vulnerable to infection.
#3. Cradle The Infant -Cradle the infants in your arms or laps, but don’t keep it firm otherwise he may feel dizzy Play with your baby, sing a song for him or use rattle as infants love the sound, and immediately respond to it. Humming a lullaby is the best way to give him sound sleep.
#4. Bathe Your Infant- Bathing an infant is most risky job, the water should be neither hot nor cold, before dipping the infant in the tub of water, check the water .Gently put water on him and avoid the contact of water with eye,s nose and mouth.Be so soft, use baby products like baby shampoo, baby soap because they have mild chemicals.
#5. Play With Your Baby-After giving bathe to your baby, wrap him with the soft, baby towel and lay down the baby on your laps, gently wipe the water from his body, put a cream or baby oil and give him a gentle massage, after giving him a massage, dub the powder on his body.While doing all these keep talking to the baby, after the massage , with utmost care put on the clothes, his hands, legs and head are very sensitive so be extra careful.
#6. Keep Your Baby Clean- Try to avoid using diapers, as it may be allergic to the baby’s skin.The moment he wets his cloth change them and clean the private parts very gently with the soft and light cloth.
#7. Give Him A Your Skin Touch- Don’t leave the baby alone.The baby should feel protected, hold him, start talking, babbling, singing, or cooing with your baby. Play some music for the baby while you’re bonding
#8. Regular Checkup- Take your infant to the doctor regular and don’t skip any vaccination.