100 New Born Baby Tips For Moms

Useful recommendations for you to take into account in the first days with your baby. Tips so that you are prepared and do not panic with your newborn.

1. The best thing is that you give him chest

Experts, including the World Health Organization (WHO), say that breastfeeding is essential to strengthen the baby's immune system.

2. His "stomach" is very small

This means that you must give a small amount of milk at short intervals .

3. You do not have to worry about regurgitating

A baby does not know how to eat well, so it swallows a lot of air, that when it is expelled, it "drags" the milk.

4. If you "milk" milk very often

If this happens, you should lift it as much as possible by feeding it, raising the top of your mattress a few centimeters.

5. If you have to go back to work

And you want to continue breastfeeding, you can express the milk with a breast pump and save it. Outdoor lasts about 10 hours; in the refrigerator, 2 days and in the freezer, 2 weeks.

6. While you breastfeed your baby

Avoid the asparagus, the artichokes and the cabbage , since the milk can acquire a bitter taste that the baby will reject. If that happens, empty the breast and give milk in a couple of hours.

7. Fall asleep during the taking

There are 2 reasons: either you are not very hungry or you are still sleepy. You just have to wake it up well before taking it (you can do it by changing the diaper).

8. Sometimes he suffers badly

It may be due to bad breathing because the nose is crushed against the chest. You can help by wiping his nose with serum if necessary.

9. When you give him breast or bottle

It is the best time to talk with him, because the sound of your voice infuses calm and tranquility.

10. Warm up your sheets before you put them to bed

It is good advice for cold days; the ambient temperature should be 18 to 22 degrees .

11 It is not necessary that you weigh it so often

Look rather that the baby has a good color and is happy, that says more than the weight.

12. Always use the same weight

The pediatrician should weigh it, not you.

13. Use a special soap for your clothes

This is in order not to damage your delicate skin.

14. Rinse your clothes very well

It is important that there is no trace of detergent in your clothes.

15. Choose natural fabrics

Examples are cotton , linen or wool , since these promote perspiration, do not accumulate electrostatic energy and prevent allergies.

16. Make the bathroom a pleasure!

For your baby to enjoy every day of your bath, worry about affirming your head with your hand to avoid any fright. With the other hand gently massage your little body with a sponge of natural fibers. Remember that the temperature of the water should not be lower than 36ยบ C. It is important especially during the first months, because its thermoregulation system still does not fully develop.

17. Do not put him in a colony

It can dry your skin. Better use a special soap and put talc in the armpits and neck. If you have dry skin, you can put body oil.

18. Change the diapers followed

This way you avoid the wet heat of the pee. Remember before putting the diaper clean it gently and put a little moisturizer to prevent irritation.

19. Above all, dry it well

It is essential so that there is no moisture between the folds.

20. If you have irritated skin

The first thing is to change diapers more frequently. You can also make your skin sunbathe or warm warm air through a hairdryer.

21. The favorite pastimes of your baby

In the first stage of life, your favorite entertainment will be watching everything that happens around you and playing with your own hands and your own feet, moving your legs. He also loves to look in the mirror.

22. His first shoes

About one year old, you will have your first shoes. It must adapt perfectly to the special anatomy and physiology of the infant foot (it is not so important that it is cute or expensive).

23. When he starts to crawl

Buy some soft shoes, flexible, but with hard buttress and reinforced toe, special for crawling

24. When it stops

The shoes should have a wide front, so that the fingers can move easily. The pediatrician should measure your number.

25. Other footwear considerations

The leather sole should be flexible and with anti-slip patterns, preferably not plastic. The last must be loose, since the child foot grows very fast. You should pick up your little footwell (it is not ideal to inherit).

26. When you bathe it

First close the hot water faucet, preventing it from burning if it drips.

27. If you have pimples on your face

Do not worry, it's a normal reaction to eliminate maternal hormones; Usually, this happens after the first month (called "newborn acne").

28. To choose the best pediatrician

Must always be localizable and willing to help, educate and teach you to grow with the growth of your baby.

29. If you have a fever

It is always an alarm signal, so you should notify the pediatrician.

30. Sunrays fix calcium

This is because they activate the production of vitamin D in the body , contributing to bone growth and calcium fixation.

31. The half-day sun does not suit you

It starts with just a few minutes a day to gradually increase. Do not expose it to the strong sun and always protect it with sunscreen and a hat.

32. Protect your eyes

Place it in a position where the light does not reach directly, but from the back, so that the eyebrows protect your eyes.

33. When it is very hot

Put it on a mat or a blanket protected with an umbrella so it does not get so hot.

34. Make me listen to music

Child psychologists recommend lullabies since they stimulate the emotional development of the baby.

35. Have a light regulator in your room

That way you will not be dazzled when you enter to give dad or look for something.

36.- In night shots

The light must be dim; thus the baby will differentiate the night of the day.

37.- If you sleep during the day

Do not lower the blinds or andes on tiptoe. You have to get used to the normal noise level of your house.

38. Maybe I cry before falling asleep

Some babies cry between 5 and 10 minutes before falling asleep. If this is the case, stay by his side rocking him or talking softly.

39. If you have a cold

Accelerate the healing process with an easy trick: breastfeed more frequently, since the extra fluid will help to clarify the nasal discharge, making it more liquid and getting it to flow more easily. Clean your nose with saline.

40. The ritual of cutting his nails

It is not necessary to cut the newborn's nails until the month is over (except if it is scratched). Do it right after bathing and quickly. Wrap him in a towel and make a straight cut. Then, remove the remaining tips. If there is no case for him to be still, do it when he is asleep.

41. He has to sleep

Do not prevent him from sleeping during the day thinking about how he will sleep all night. Actually, when he is too tired, it is hard for him to fall asleep and sleep worse.

42. Take care of your toenails

The toenails grow slower, so it is not necessary to cut them before the year. If you do, not the curved cuts but straight, to prevent them from becoming incarnate.

43. Monitor your depositions

The consistency is not the frequency, so if you do several times a day or every 3 days, it is normal.

44. When he is constipated

Look at your anus when you change the diaper. You may have a small wound that hurts. In that case, an adequate ointment will be enough.

45. If your cakes are liquid

Go to the pediatrician if they are liquid, greenish or have a greater smell than before.

46. Before birth, light already stimulates you

It is shown that the fetus opens its eyes in the amniotic fluid from 16 weeks of life. If the mother exposes her belly to a bright and intermittent light, the heart rate of the future baby accelerates and agitates its limbs. When it is born, the baby can follow an object with his eyes if we place it about 25 cm from his eyes and it is attractive to him. It must be a luminous object, of contrasted forms and move slowly.

47. The "smell language"

For the baby, one of the first smells he feels is that of the maternal areola, and it is highly related to his affective life and his impression of the world. A familiar smell calms the baby, as it recognizes his family.

48. When buying a crib

Once the 6 months have passed , depending on the development of the baby, it is time to move it from the bassinet to the cradle of bars. It will be your space until about 3 years, so it must be chosen carefully to be resistant and safe. You must respect the safety regulations.

49. Minimum height of the bars

It must measure 60 cm, so that the child can not fall, and the bars must be separated between 6 and 7.5 cm.

50. The mattress must be resistant

Adapting perfectly to the background. Ideally, have a box spring with adjustable height and a side that can be raised and lowered. It is good that you put a padded protector so that the baby does not get hurt against the bars.

51. The wheels of the car must have brakes

2 of the 4 wheels must have, so as to ensure their stability and not accidentally turn over.

52. Make sure that the "edges" of the furniture are rounded

So that the baby does not stick against them, also the screws and fasteners should be impossible to handle by him, just as the paint should not be toxic.

53. Massages for infants

It has been proven that massages help babies do not suffer infections, because they act on the immune system, reinforcing it.

54. The baby has his character

And it must be respected. You may have different moods, especially if you are tired.

55. Castings with guarantee

To check that the strainer is vacuum sealed, before consuming a bottle, run your finger over the lid and check that the central part is slightly sunken. When you open it, you will hear a sound made by the metal when air enters the container ("pop"), guaranteeing a totally hermetic closure.

56. Do not leave the jars in contact with the light

This is so that they retain all their nutritional qualities.

57. Check the expiration date

Never buy a cast without making sure that the expiration date is correct.

58. The Pacifier, an excellent ally

According to experts, the pacifier is "one of the few resources that the young child has, autonomously, to resolve their tensions, protect and comfort themselves." So do not believe the myth that the pacifier creates bad habits.

59. Pacifying reassures you

Suctioning (either the finger or the pacifier) is one of the so-called "tranquilization rituals", among which are twisting a strand of hair, pulling on the earlobe, rolling the tip of the sheet, touching the genitals or narrow your favorite stuffed animal. The pleasure that the pacifier provides at bedtime has the property of relaxing it and isolating it from the stimuli of the outside world.

60. Suction promotes its development

The specialists indicate that the suction is a good indication of the maturational development of the baby, since not only it produces them pleasure and tranquilizes them, but it strengthens the muscles of the mastication, contributing to the development of the jaws. It is good that some of your parents take them with a bottle, even if they are already eating with a spoon (around 6 months).

61.- If you do not let him suck

It will look for a substitute. Up to 8 months babies need to do it. In the case of not having a pacifier, you will look for a finger, your stuffed animal, the tip of the sheet or any object that serves it.

62. Until when is it normal to depend on the Pacifier

If the baby's psychic development is normal, gradually his desire to suck disappear, around 2 years .

63. If the habit of sucking persists

If you have more than 4 years, you should consult with the pediatrician, as it could form malformations in the palate .

64. Do not exaggerate with the stimulation

While it is true that children respond to stimulation and learn from this, an exaggeration can inhibit their progress. Excessive stimuli such as bright colors, raucous drawings, or excesses in objects, music, or conversation can disturb you.

65. Do not turn your little one into the center of attention

It can result in you being introverted or, on the contrary, in too egocentric.

66. Colic of the first trimester

During their first months many babies suffer from stomach pains due to the accumulation of gas or intestinal spasms, on a daily and repeated basis. The child cries loudly, clenches his fists, frowns or flexes his legs against his bulging abdomen.

67. Rocking the baby

To calm it, you can rock it in your arms, in the stroller or in the cradle, since that way the "ossicles" of the ear are set in motion, which triggers a reflex mechanism by which the intestine relaxes.

68. Learn to distinguish your crying

It is the way your child communicates, so according to the tone and intensity you can understand what is happening or upset.

69. When he wakes up at midnight

Take it in your arms with care, reassure it and go back to bed without saying anything, so that you fall asleep again. And do not give him water: since this way he will get used to it and he will do it every night.

70. If you cry inconsolably

Do not worry, it corroborates that it has expelled the air, that it has not been peeled, and if it does not feel hungry, cold or hot.

71. If the crying is exasperating

Try to relax. You can leave the room, breathe 10 times and express what you feel out loud.

72. Drag it and reassure it

Do it with a light garment and put soft music in the background.

73. I may be hungry

This is so if you start to cry a quarter of an hour before the time that corresponds to the potato. In case you need more food, you will protest much earlier.

74. The guatita may hurt

In this case, the crying comes by access and is characterized by heartrending screams or persistent moans, which cannot be calmed. If you see it with a bad face, pallor or lack of appetite, call the doctor.

75. If together with crying, vomit

Or you have a fever and irritability when you touch him, it can be a more serious illness.

76. Continuous and intermittent whining

They can indicate " infant's loneliness ", that is to say, demand affection.

77. Home, sweet home

It is essential an affectionate home climate for the development of the baby . Also, the child needs a space of his own, so that his personality works.

78. Choose soft colors for your room

That way you will not be irritated. It must also be ventilated, clean and without irritating noises. Also, lighting is important: you must have daytime sun and soft lighting at night. It should not be so small or dark.

79. The monitors help

That way you can have your baby under control.

80. You may have the "infant colic"

If the baby is excited, and because he can not express his mood with words, it can happen that he "somatizes" his mood or psychological suffering in the form of physical pains or organic disorders. Infant colic, sleep disturbances, lack of appetite and inability to control the sphincter can be related to his personality.

81. Babies in shape

It is very good that you boost your psychomotricity, since it will be healthier and stronger, it will also stimulate your blood circulation and metabolism. It starts after 3 months (not before), preferably after bathing.

82. Basic exercises

From the third month , shrug one baby's leg while keeping the other stretched and vice versa.

From the fifth month , lying on your back, grab your feet and hold them until you can grab them with your hands, this will strengthen your abdominal muscles.

83. You must pay attention to it

Experts advise that during the first year, parents do not spoil their children, but must give all the love and attention they demand.

84. Attendee quickly

That way he will grow up better, more calm and serene and will become independent faster.

85. If you do not pay attention to him he will be more insecure

It has been studied that if babies are not cared for, they develop a greater aggressiveness and they show themselves weepy and insecure when facing the world for themselves.

86. The stuffed animal, his soul friend

The teddy bear is like your pet. In addition, it accompanies him at night, and it is useful when the child is developing his independence or when he needs to take refuge in a friend because he has "problems". It should not be removed.

87. Talk to him

Being so small, it is the voice and not the words that implies communication, you must worry about the intonation and the sonority of these.

88. Encourage him

Choose phrases with which you can raise the intonation at the end and repeat them, like "Do you know how to laugh at my baby ?, Do you know how to laugh ?, How good he laughs!"

89. Reassure him

The stretched words are good; pronounce them very slowly and with flat intonation: "Well, the mom is coming".

90. Comfort it

It occupies phrases with descending intonation, saying them in a monotonous and repetitive way: "Eaaa-eaa-ea, nothing happens, eaa-eaa"

91. Wake up your attention

Choose short two-syllable words and pronounce them tenderly and cheerfully, looking at them in your eyes: "Hi, Mom here"

92. If you want to warn him

Use very short words and pronounce them somewhat curt: "No, Stop, Leave"

93. Shadows and noises scare them

Babies do not feel good about what they do not know, as well as loud noises like appliances or shadows that make strange shapes in their room.

94. Fears will disappear if you transmit calm

It is essential that parents are calm and safe and do not force the baby to face at all costs with their "little ghosts".

95. When there is a pet

Do not leave her alone with the baby, since animals can also be jealous. Pay attention to the pet in front of the baby.

96. Before each departure

Make a list of everything you may require: a blanket for the dumbbell, diapers, wipes, a bottle of water boiled in case you get thirsty, clothes to change it in case of accidents and to keep it warm, your pacifier and some toy.

97. If you have nasal mucus often

Ventilate your room well, clean your nose with saline to prevent otitis and monitor the humidity of the air.

98. Touch, touch

For babies, the tactile experience is fundamental, since it begins before being born with the amniotic fluid and its body. During birth and after birth, the tactile sensations multiply and some will give pleasure and others will bother you.

99. They love soft surfaces

Warm water and soft surfaces love babies. Above all, your caresses.

100. The mouth, information point

Keep in mind that during the first stage of life, it will be your hands and you will use them continuously to test the texture and shape of things. You must watch that there is nothing dangerous and that the things you touch, like your toys, are sterilized.

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