After being a mother to the newborn baby especially for the first time, you must be in confusion. A lot of questions will be running through your mind about what are the Ways to Take Care of Newborn Baby? or You must be searching for quick hacks. In this series of A to Z of Pregnancy, we’are bringing Five Ways to Take Care of Newborn Baby, that will give you an idea of where to start. Read on to know more.
Get them a Sound Sleep:
A newborn needs plenty of rest for healthy growth. Your baby may sleep 2-3 hours at a time in the beginning. And should be woken up for feeding after 4 hours of interval. As soon as they grow their sleeping times increase to 5-6 hours at a time.
Be patient while Breastfeeding:
A newly born baby needs to breastfeed 8-12 times in a day or whenever they show signs of hunger. You have to be patient and sit in a comfortable position while breastfeeding. If you are confused and having a problem in breastfeeding see a nurse or lactating consultant.
Nurse them well:
Newborn are advised sponge bathe in the first week of birth, till the umbilical cord falls off. After that, you can bath your baby two to three times a week. Use lukewarm water for bathing and organic products.
Change the Diapers On Time:
Newborn requires the diaper change at least 12-14 times a day or whenever they do pee or poo. Be quick with diaper changing habit every time your baby pass stool or urinate. Wipe them thoroughly before changing a diaper with water or soap. Take care of hygiene to avoid any infection. Don’t forget to let your baby undiapered for few hours during a day, this will give the underneath area breathe some.
Hold them correctly:
Hold your baby by giving full support of your head and neck. Rest the baby’s head inside your inner elbow, with the body resting on your forearm. With his inner arm resting on his chest and abdomen and outer hip should rest with your hand. Hold your baby in a comfortable, warm, and cozy manner and give your full attention to him/her.
These are Five Quick Ways to Take Care of Newborn Baby. Do you know more or don’t get the above points. For any questions, suggestions just comment below, We’ll get back to you soon.
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