Bathe before feeding. In the early months of life it's best to bathe before feeding at 10 am, but it is possible and before any other (but not after feeding because the baby after feeding to sleep).Father may like to bathe the child before the evening feeding - six or ten o'clock.By the time the child goes to three meals a day, you might want to go to swimming before lunch or dinner.When your child is older and no longer fall asleep immediately after dinner, perhaps it would be better to bathe him after dinner, especially if it is not too late to supper.If the front of the bathroom to give him orange juice, it will not be so hungry.Bathe it in a warm room or a kitchen, if necessary.
You may prefer washing. There is a custom to bathe the child completely on a daily basis, but not necessarily.In cold weather, it is possible to completely bathe once or twice a week, if the person and the lower part of the body he constantly clean.In those days when you do not bathe it completely, wipe it with a sponge l
Wiping baby sponge can be on the table or on your lap.Under the child should enclose oilcloth.If you do it on a solid surface (desk), beneath the oilcloth something soft, like a pillow or a folded blanket, the child is not slipped.(The child is frightened when rolled.) Wash the face and head with a soft cloth and warm clear water.(The head can be soap once or twice a week.) Lightly lather body cloth or hand.Then wash it off with soap after going twice around the body with a clean cloth and paying particular attention to folds.
Bathing in bath. Before you bathe the child, make sure that you have everything you need at your fingertips.If you forget a towel, you have to search for it, holding a wet baby.
apron will keep your clothes dry.
Have on hand:
- soap (non-alkaline soap);
- wool for cleaning the nose and ears, if necessary;
- oil or powder, if you use them;
- undershirts, diapers, pins.
Bathe your child can be in the bath, kitchen sink or enameled basin.You can bathe in the ordinary bath, but the mother is difficult to bend.If there is enough space, it is reasonable to give preference to the factory bath on legs.For convenience, you can put a tray or bowl on the table, while they themselves sit on anything higher.You can sit on a stool at the kitchen sink.Water should be body temperature (32-38 degrees).Thermometer for bath can help inexperienced mother, but it is not mandatory.Check the temperature of the elbow or wrist.You should feel a pleasant warmth.First, pour a little water until you learn to firmly hold the baby.The metal bath is not so slippery, if lay on the bottom of the diaper.Hold your baby so that his head resting on your wrist and fingers of the hand, keep the child under the arms.First, wash your face with a soft cloth without soap, then rinse your head.The head should be washed with soap and water once or twice a week.Lather from head cloth wipe, do it twice.If the cloth is too wet or wool, soap can get into the eyes of a child (there are shampoos that are not burning eyes).Then lather body, hands and feet - hand or a cloth.(It is easier to wash by hand, than with a cloth if the second hand you busy.)
If at first afraid to drop the baby;You can lather it on your lap or on a table.Then wash it off with soap in a bath, holding the baby securely with both hands.
Wipe soft baby bath towel - do not rub and wet.If the child is still in the navel has healed, carefully wipe it with a sterile cotton.Most children, after the first few weeks really like swimming, so take your time.Enjoy with your child.
eyes, ears, nose, mouth, nails. only necessary to wash the ear, not the inside of the ear canal.Sulfur in the ear canal protects and cleans it.Tiny invisible hairs slowly move the sulfur to the door, and with it, and all the particles of dust and dirt.
eyes constantly washed by tears (not only during mourning).Therefore there is no need to wash the healthy eye.
mouth usually does not need to care.
Nails easy to shave during the child's sleep.It is more convenient to do nail clippers rather than scissors.
Nose has a wonderful system for self-cleaning.Tiny invisible hairs in the cells lining the nasal cavity, pushing the mucus and dirt ahead of where all this is going on the larger holes in the hair.This causes a tickling sensation, the child sneezes and throws dirt.Wiping the baby after bathing, you can first moisten and gently remove the lump of dried mucus angle cloth or cotton wool;if necessary, do it with cotton wool, wound on a toothpick or a match so as not sticking out of the wood.If a child is crying, do it all quickly.
Dried mucus can clog the nose. Sometimes, especially in very warm house, in the child's nose is going as dried mucus, she prevents him from breathing.In this case, with every breath drawn in the lower part of the chest.Older children and adults can breathe through his mouth, but most babies do not leave your mouth open.If your child's nose is blocked at any time, moisten mucus and remove it, as described in the preceding paragraph.
Vaseline or powder? accepted to grease or powder baby after bathing, and children is usually
like it too, but in most cases this is not necessary.(If it were, nature has provided to this possibility.) Powder helps if the child sensitive, easily irritated skin.First, you need to pour a little powder on hand - far away from the child, that it is not inhaled powder - and then gently rub the skin.Fits any baby powder or talcum powder just.If the skin is dry the baby, you can use Vaseline or any baby cream (there is a special children's flavored jelly).