Archive for April, 2012
Cleaning your newborn can be a tricky business if you’re a mother or father for the first time and you’re not sure if what you do is fine with that delicate if it is too small. There are several options to give him a bath and a good cleaning your baby ranging from sponge baths to those in the sink or small tub.
During the first week or so more, it is best to make cleaning your baby a bath with a soft sponge or cloth delicate that it will not abuse your skin and warm water. This can be done until the umbilical cord falls off and the area in which it is to heal properly. You can wash your hands and face frequently and clean their genitals carefully after every diaper change.
And after the umbilical cord has fallen and its area has healed properly, you can begin to give your infant their first baths as it is so small, it is best to use an equally small and keep it safe as is the dishwasher in the kitchen sink in the bathroom or a small bath. Read the rest of this entry »
The baby swimming is an activity that greatly enriches the little ones and that comes beautifully to develop multiple senses and abilities. In almost all sports centers where swimming lessons will impart too baby swimming, so pay attention to these tips before starting the classes of swimming with your baby:
- ● Keep in mind that in addition to learning swimming for the baby should be fun, so you should feel comfortable at all times.
- ● Never show fear no matter what happens, if you swallow water, cry or vomit. It’s about being in a totally secure environment.
- ● Do not take it in his arms as a reward has won a challenge that is not very complicated.
When we have a friend, a sister, a co-worker and delivery date approaches we start thinking about what we can give. Surely we want our gift is nice, practical, and useful. Today we give some simple tips you have on account when choosing that this so special.
First, we must consider the child’s gender and the needs of a newborn. If you have a lot of confidence with their parents, the problem will be solved by simply asking what more they need or what they would like.
It is quite normal throughout the pregnancy and has received countless gifts or they have been buying different things. This can cause what we are buying just did not serve. So if we give them something very specific such as a crib, it is best to ask if you have one. Read the rest of this entry »
When newly born baby, do not need to be bathed too, as long as you properly clean the part that makes contact with the diaper whenever it changes. Bathing two or three times a week in the first year of life is more than enough, because otherwise it may dry out the skin.
During the first few weeks until it falls off the stump of the umbilical cord, you should only give sponge baths in a warm place on the bed or changing table or any hard surface, covered by a quilt or a fluffy towel, still hold with one hand, to prevent the child from falling.
Before you begin please have a pot with water, a damp sponge and rinse well (not containing soap scum), a mild soap suitable for the baby, keep your child covered with a towel and only discover the party will sanitize. Read the rest of this entry »
An earache may be due to different factors, the truth is that they are very annoying, and they can put it irritable. So we leave some recommendations to keep in mind and relieve these symptoms.
Usually the smaller ear pain can be relieved by heat, to apply only enough to put 3 to 4 drops of mineral oil previously warmed, but like any other home remedies should be applied as long as the child does not have suppuration in the ears, since in these cases is always best to consult your pediatrician to rule out any type of disease.
Anyway you can apply warm on the outside of the ear, you can do a clean cloth with heating plate and place in the area, until it loses heat. Read the rest of this entry »
The Pilates is considered one of the best ways to do exercise for a pregnant woman. Helps maintain and improve the condition of the pelvic floor muscles and abs.
The exercises can be adapted at each stage of pregnancy and not to increase the pressure on the joints or back; in fact, the latter will be strengthened as the stomach and the muscles around the pelvic area, which allows the pregnancy, delivery and recovery easier.
In the first trimester, hormonal changes in the body can make you feel tired and nauseous, but gentle exercise can even be done while you lie in bed will help to energize the body and make you feel better physically and mentally, as relaxation techniques, calm the body and mind. Read the rest of this entry »
The food is one of the cornerstones in the development and growth of the smallest. From an early age our children must give special relevance to breakfast and snacks, two sections of their diet that is most often overlooked.
In the morning, the little ones should take food rich in vitamins and, if possible, a homemade yogurt cake, give them energy and vitality that your body needs to function throughout the day. The same happens in the evenings in order to achieve the required resistance to withstand the physical and mental represent classes and extracurricular activities to which they are subjected.
The sweets are one of the dishes that most kids love. However, you always have to control the intake of sweets, because excess sugar levels can degenerate into a future in a morbidly obese or at risk of overweight; trigger, in turn, a multitude of diseases. Read the rest of this entry »
It is important that the young children, especially those who already have autonomy when eating alone, be them instilled healthy dietary habits, since their first years of life. First of all must learn to wash their hands before sitting at the table and your teeth after you finish eating, so that these actions are part of a daily routine.
It is essential that children sit at the table and remain seated the duration of the food, using cutlery and walk not playing for the duration of the meal, plus it is desirable that the television is on, so as not to distract and take advantage of the meal time to establish an adequate family communication.
It should be noted that to implement all these rules, must be patient and constant, in order to achieve the desired objectives. When you begin to lay the child to the table the first day, you have to be firmly explain to eat the same as the rest of the family food should be healthy, varied and with input from all the nutrients, getting a diet balanced. Read the rest of this entry »
It can happen to us difficult to understand the behavior of our babies, but we should not worry because over time we will know each of their secrets, quirks and behaviors.
While it is true that every little will have its own personality there are some aspects that can be considered to be normal while others that we must pay special attention. Babies have certain demands that can be very different from each other.
If we rely on the temperament of the children there will be some categories easily distinguishable, they can be grouped into three broad groups. Although it should not be alarmed if you notice that your child does not fit perfectly into any of it, the babies as adults are unique and variations are common.
The three categories to categorize its temperament are: a gradable, reserved, hard. We will give some characteristic of them. Read the rest of this entry »
We must bear in mind that uncontrolled asthma is dangerous to maternal and fetal survival, also can affect the growth of the fetus, so it is important to carry out medical checks. Management of asthma during pregnancy, as well as during non-pregnancy, should be similar. Avoid contact with allergens and irritants, including contact with pets and not being around people who smoke.
Asthma medications should be given considering the welfare of mother and baby, so, if you take any medication before you become pregnant you should consult your doctor about what to do during pregnancy.
When asthma is not controlled during pregnancy can give rise to low oxygen content in maternal blood, we note that the fetus gets the latter in this way. This may cause an alteration in fetal growth and survival. The fetus requires a large and constant amount of oxygen for normal growth and development. Read the rest of this entry »