Parents, how do they manage parenthood? Every newly made parent surely ponders over this. Indeed it is a big responsibility that needs to be performed the best by each parent. Amongst the hustle-bustle of the day to day life, parent has to patiently, lovingly handle and care the baby.
They have to reciprocate to the needs of the baby but for that they have to first know the requirements of non-verbal infant. How do you learn the way to do it? Your baby teaches you to perform it better; together you and your baby make it possible and flash of time you are left with sweet memories of this time.
What All an Infant Needs?
1. Love and hugs for comfort with full attention in response to each cry.
2. Mom and dad are equally needed to shower affection and together nurture the bud into healthy flower.
3. Baby gets secured by more and more of physical touch. Hold in your arms the moment an infant cries and assure that you are there to care.
4. Always keep appositive and happy atmosphere all around by comforting your partner to take good care of your child.
5. Your full involvement at this phase will bond you well with your baby and that lasts throughout the life.
Overcome Myths About Baby Care
Comforting on Every Cry, Results in Cranky Baby
Instead the baby cries to minimal when assured of you being around and taking care for every need of his. He/she only has way of crying to tell that he/she needs you.
On Demand Breastfeeding Spoils Baby
This is the way through which baby bests bond with her mom. Sometimes it is needed just for comfort rather than hunger, but that comfort is reassurance to the baby. A reassured, cared baby will only develop into positive, happy child.
Holding More in Arms or Lap Makes the Baby Dependable
This is the fully dependable time of infant, beyond this they would love to be independent. Your affection would assist baby to grow emotionally stronger.
Allow Baby to Cry to Develop Speech
Crying is the first way of communication but more crying certainly not enhances or fastens the process.
Essentials Steps to be Careful About
Never leave the baby in company of new person alone for long time in the first year of life to avoid separation anxiety. Avoid completely every potential allergy causing food products like honey, egg, fish, nuts, cow’s milk in the first year. Provide vaccinations duly on time and avoid treatment by antibiotic drugs for illnesses until and unless it is the only way out.
During teething, no assistance required with medication. Let teething happens naturally and take its own course and time. Just keep a proper check that an infant does not put in infectious things in mouth. No additional tonic or Vitamins based syrup is needed in the first year for a breastfed baby. Avoid sugary substances as much as you could and encourage more fresh soft fruits than juices as oral hygiene cannot be followed stringently.
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