When the family baby is born prematurely, the parents have to panic and you receive a ton of questions on how to properly care for such crumbs.
What should parents do if a child had to meet much earlier than the scheduled time? Famous Ukrainian pediatrician Eugene Komorowski gave top 10 tips parents, who had a 6-7-month-old baby.
Down with guilt
That it happened is not your fault. After all, no one expects that the baby will be born on a 5, 6 or 7 months pregnant. However, and this can not be insured. The who statistics indicates that more than 50% of premature births it is impossible to establish their true cause, and to warn them too.
And since the baby is already with you, then you need to have an idea how to handle such a baby.
In the first weeks of life of premature born baby, it is important to observe hygiene. Wash your hands each time are approaching the child, as well as treat the skin with antiseptics.Outerwear and bags keep away from the baby.
Remember that the baby’s body needs to direct all their efforts on growth and development rather than on fighting germs.
Visits to doctors
Not in a hurry to show the kid everything, the relatives still have time to play with it. Try to limit visits with the child in crowded places. The only exception is the hospital.
That is kangaroo mother care is the gold standard of nursing of prematurely born children. Stripped of the child to the diaper and putting it on the chest of mom or dad, you can install a special connection. This not only stabilizes his breathing, pulse and body temperature, but also helps to reduce pain, such as during injections or other procedures.
To wear so the baby need no longer than 65 minutes and 15 hours a day.
Saivites at least 8 times a day. Digestive system prematurely born baby is very sensitive, so the best food for him is breast milk. Even a drop is better than nothing.
Warm, dark, quiet
Try to create a child the same conditions in which he was in the womb must be warm, dark and quiet. Avoid bright lights, avoid loud music, use special blinds and cushion incubators and tables: children need peace to grow and develop.
Calmness, only calmness
Child unnecessarily not to bother — even tenderness aside, when we get stronger. Try to combine different procedures: for example, sampling analysis to combine with the diaper in order not to disturb the baby.
Taking care of their own health
Every child needs healthy parents, both physically and mentally. Do not overload yourself and less worries! Nursing a child is a long process that requires much effort, dedication and patience. Take care of yourself, rest and eat a full.
Help say “Yes!”
Do not hesitate to ask for help from relatives. Connect them to cook, Ironing of children’s clothes and buying medicines.
And most important don’t forget: you and your doctor is the team! Contact your doctor when you need time and tell me about any changes.
Recall, the doctor Komorowski called the 7 traits of ideal parents.
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