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Nursing Care Tips for a Newly Born Child

Pankaj Kumar
 


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All new born babies are born with some unique cuteness that attracts their parents as well as others to look at them. Also, all new born babies have unique traits and physical attributes in terms of their body. Some have lean body type, while others are heavy in weight since the time of their birth. It feels exciting to have a new born baby inside your home. But alongside, it comes with the responsibility to take good care of the child, whether it is about taking care of his physical health, keeping him clean, buying right sized diapers for him online or offline, all such things are important.

In this article, nursing care tips for a new born child will be discussed –

  • Immunization

The first and foremost priority that all parents of a newborn child should consider is to get the baby immunized with recommended vaccines from the very start. Whether it is the dose of BCG, Hepatitis B vaccines or similar others, getting the child vaccinated is very important. It is because the immunity of the body of a new born child is more prone to critical diseases, and attack of pathogens. With these vaccinations done on time, he can be prevented from falling severely ill later in time to some extent

Food to Be Consumed by the Child

In the first few months or even after that as recommended by the child’s doctor, he should be fed with mother’s milk mostly. This can give him the nutrition his body requires to grow. Some mother fails to feed their child with their milk in the first year of his birth, which may have its effect on his physical health later in time. That is why, it is very important for all mothers to feed their child with their breast’s milk, no matter what.

Regarding what kind of food a child should be made to consume, it is always best to consult an expert child’s doctor.

Cleaning and Hygiene

Next to the timely immunization and food, maintaining proper hygiene over a new born baby’s body or even around him is very important. A little baby just do not know how to clean himself. Neither the parents can say with certainty when their baby will poop or pass urine. So, it is their responsibility to check and clean their baby’s bottom area frequently to maintain body hygiene. Furthermore, one should always start using healthy and safe baby cleaning wipes, diapers and extra dry pants for their babies from his childbirth.

Sleep

For a child, sound sleep is very important. To ensure that your new born kid sleeps well in the day time, avoid making him sleep in an area of your home that are noisy. It is equally important not to disturb your child when he is asleep.

Especially in the night time, parents should ensure that their baby sleeps well. Sometimes, babies are unable to sleep well as they have passed urine or pooped in the night time, and have not been cleaned timely. For this, they can make use of junior night pants or one of the best night diapers available in the markets.

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