Small, running newborn
babies can not tell us exactly what they feel or when they feel pain. They can
not say when they feel lonely when they are tired of staring at the ceiling. But,
that does not mean that newborns do not feel pain, loneliness and boredom! Since
we grew up in the company of people rarely newborns, we easily can come to the
assumption that they are not sufficiently developed to feel pain and other
feelings like us. Sometimes even experts and doctors assumed that newborn
babies do not feel pain, but we can’t say that for sure cause we can’t remember
Babies can even be
bored. They can have consequences from lack of stimulation and lack of
communication with their parents. What happens in the first weeks, months and
years can affect the rest of their lives.
The good news is that,
with this knowledge, you can help your newborn to become healthy and safe
infant and toddler, and one day an adult.
Here are seven things you need to know about
your baby care:
1.Your baby can communicate
Newborn baby can’t say
exactly what he wants and feels, but it does not mean you can’t communicate
with you. Babies usually communicate by crying, but this is not the only way of
communicating with your baby.
Rubbing his eyes and
yawning may be a sign that they are sleeping.
Licking lips, opening
his mouth and putting hands in the mouth may be signs of hunger.
Restlessness and crying
when they are put to bed may be signs that they are lonely or fear.
2. Your baby can feel pain
When the doctor
suggested that we perform a medical procedure without any local anesthesia, we
will twice consider his proposal. But, the last few decades it was quite common
to work less and slightly larger medical operations on newborns without local
The assumption was that
their little body was not sufficiently developed to be able to process pain.
Babies, after such interventions, were more sleepy and lethargic. But in fact,
their body was in a state of shock and simply shut down to protect. Such pain
was too strong to newborns could cope with it.
3. You can help your baby to develop emotional
Every baby is special
and has already pre-marked and their own special character. The environment in
which the baby grows can have a big impact on her emotional health.
When your baby learns
that you will always respond to its attempts of communication and it wages when
it’s consoled every time it’s scared – when you feel pain when you have enough
of your closeness and stimulation, the easier it will grow into a little person
with good emotional health.
Your baby is born very
well developed, with very complex feelings and the ability to feel pain.
This is very important
to know. It can help you in making some very important decisions. If you disconnect
your time for your baby, you can build a relationship with her based on trust
that will help her feel safe and loved at all times, no matter how difficult.
4. Cleaning baby’s ears and the water in the
Cleaning the ear wax or
wax in babies and other children is done best with a wet handkerchief so that
it removes only the outer, visible cerumen from the ears. The ear has its own,
spontaneous mechanism of cleaning wax that can support occasional drip a few
drops of paraffin, or olive oil. A cotton swab in the hands of the laity is
more harmful than useful for causing a blockage of the ear push wax in depth
ear, ear canal skin injuries resulting in inflammation and severe pain and
possible injury to the eardrum.
However, some, parents
fear that something will happen if baby enters the water in the ear during
swimming, which is completely unjustified because that in itself is no problem.
In a healthy ear and intact eardrum water for bathing or diving regularly
enters the ear is something completely normal and harmless.
5. Make sure your baby is getting enough milk
Encourage lactation even
in pregnancy, breastfeeding immediately or as soon as possible after birth, breastfeeding whenever a child asks, and eat foods targeted to increase the
amount of milk.
If you had a problem
with lack of milk from the previous child or you have reason to believe that
you have them, start to prepare for a better lactation already during
pregnancy. Towards the end of pregnancy, around the term, try to issue
colostrum and retain it for the baby in the freezer after you return from the
When breastfeeding or
issuing, massage the breast because it can increase breast discharge up to 50%.
When you slow down the baby’s swallowing or leakage of milk during the
issuance, use compression. Let your thumb is on the upper side of the breast,
while the other fingers on the bottom. Press the breast, especially if you feel
a lump because it probably is an accumulation of milk.
6. These fights about food…
Many parents struggling
with feeding their children. Each meal comes down to a fight over dishes and
foods that are offered, and that the child has consistently refused. The reason
lies in the way how to access the food and how the child is encouraged to eat.
However, there are ways
to improve your diet and stop this fight. But it would be successful should
first of all stop offering candy, snacks, pastries and similar before meals. Having filled tummy with favorite baby products, what the child concludes that
real meals are not as important as they are, parents would not have given to
before she eats.
It should also be
avoided and forcing a child to eat something. It starts eating experience as a
struggle over authority, where it often wins because parents discounts just to
make something eaten.
It should also be
careful with the intake of fluids during meals. It saturates the child, but it
can’t eat what’s in front of him. In this way, the baby has fault messages that
it can be saturated by anything.
Also, avoid cooking what he
wants when lunch already made and served. In this way, the child sees that if
persistent enough, you will get what he wants to eat. For this reason, soon,
every meal turns into a fight.
7. Night waking up babies
If your bird is lively
nighttime from dusk to dawn, you’re probably pretty tired, or, more likely,
completely exhausted. The problem of night waking up is quite common, but after
a while, fortunately, spontaneously disappear. As the child grows, the frequency
and duration of periods of wakefulness during the night reduced. Like adults,
children are not robots than human beings, so it is no wonder occasional
disturbances and irregularity in sleep schedule, but if the baby wakes up and
cries at night for five or more times and it lasts longer than three months and
it’s a problem, use maternity insurance to contact pediatrician for advice.
As per research recently made by Edubirdie.com, here are a few
problems that cause night waking:
The excitement of new
Fear and bad dreams
Hunger or overly
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