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Healthy Baby Sleep rules

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Healthy Baby Sleep: Basic Rules Healthy baby sleep Fundamental rules As with adults, for toddlers, sleep is a great way to process all the information the brain receives in a day. How much sleep do children need, and what does lack of sleep lead to at a young age? How much do children need to sleep The need for sleep varies with age. Newborns sleep about 20 hours a day, children from 2 to 4 years old - about 16 hours, 4-5 year olds should be provided 13 hours of sleep, children 6-7 years old should sleep 12 hours, and adolescents need 9 hours of sleep. Unfortunately, in our time, not only parents who are busy with their careers and households, but also their children do not get enough sleep. According to statistics, about 5 percent of children are now sleep deprived as much as 1.5-2 hours a day, starting from toddler age. Why do children lack sleep Often the reason for lack of sleep is that not only mom and dad believe that proper sleep is not importa

Massages to relieve your baby

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Massages to relieve your baby Massages are good and can relieve some ailments. Digestive disorders, colds, teething ... Discover massages that alleviate your baby's troubles. Follow the guide. To alleviate digestive disorders Certain massages have a beneficial effect on colic, bloating and constipation in infants by helping them to evacuate the gas and the stools which obstruct them. They can be done through thin clothes, outside of acute phases of crisis, and at least 30 minutes after a feed. First, find the position that best calms your child. It can be face down on your forearm with your head propped up in the crook of your elbow. You can also sit down and place it across your thighs. The last solution is to carry him very high, his stomach against your shoulder. Start by massaging her lower back with the palm of her hand. You can also exert a light pressure, with each exhale, by placing two fingers on each side of his spine, at the level of the lower back. The c

10 to 12 months: social development

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10 to 12 months: social development Social development refers to the ability to build harmonious and positive relationships with others. It means being able to communicate and manage your emotions well, to consider the point of view of others before acting, to resolve conflicts, to cooperate and to participate in group life. From an early age, a child already has his way of relating to others due to his temperament, which is mostly genetically determined. However, the development of his social skills continues through contact with the people he meets and the experiences he has had, first with his parents and family. Social development from 10 to 12 months At this age : your baby knows whether his parent approves or disapproves of his behavior; he begins to develop his autonomy and wants to do things on his own, for example he wants to help when getting undressed; Remember that not all children develop at the same rate in all areas. The information on this website is

TEETH OF THE NEWBORN

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                TEETH OF THE NEWBORN The appearance of the first teeth is an absolutely normal event in the growth of a child. Often it occurs without real problems and, however, in the days immediately preceding or following the eruption, some small disturbances often occur: swollen gums: they make the area more sensitive and cause a feeling of discomfort to the little one who begins to want to nibble and suck everything that comes within reach to find some relief; abundant salivation: this phenomenon is defined sialorrhea, the saliva that comes out of the baby's mouth soon irritates the baby's delicate skin around the mouth and chin; fever: it is usually mild and does not exceed 37.7 degrees. Only if the child complains, can paracetamol be given, always after having heard the pediatrician; general malaise: the eruption of the first teeth is often accompanied by mood swings, irritability, decreased appetite, sleep disturbances. It should also be said that, in the sam

how to do swaddling

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                  how to do swaddling                                    Swaddling involves wrapping the baby in a blanket to limit movement. This enveloping sensation is reminiscent of life in the mother's womb. It secures and calms the baby, which will decrease his crying. Swaddling is also often used for premature or sick babies because of its calming and reassuring effect. But even a healthy baby can benefit from the comfort this practice provides. Swaddling a baby may also help him fall asleep more easily and make him sleep longer. This could be explained by the fact that swaddling prevents the startles that often occur while babies sleep and wake them up. When to swaddle it? Swaddling is generally used when a baby needs to be calmed down because he is in a crisis, irritated, or very agitated. You must first verify that the discomfort is not due to hunger, a wet diaper, physical pain (eg: sore buttocks) or an infection (eg: fever). If not, you can swaddle him f

The hygiene of the nursing mother during breastfeeding

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The hygiene of the nursing mother during breastfeeding   During her breastfeeding period as during pregnancy, a mother will need to take extra care of herself to take care of her baby.  A healthy lifestyle is important to transmit the best to your child. Personal hygiene : From a cleanliness standpoint, a breastfeeding mother does not need to wash her nipples before each feeding. Indeed, excessive washing can lead to skin dryness and the appearance of cracks and crevices. A daily shower with a fragrance-free and non-aggressive soap is enough. Food : For her diet, breastfeeding mothers should eat a balanced diet and drink at least 2 liters of water. It is not necessary as we sometimes hear to eat for two. A varied diet rich in calcium is recommended. Taking a herbal supplement can promote lactation, as can sesame seeds and dates. Avoid alcohol and stimulants such as coffee and tea. If possible, avoid smoking, or at a distance from each feeding . Medication : Few drugs

A premature baby at home

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A premature baby at home How to prepare the house for the arrival of a premature baby? How to breastfeed her? How to take care of such a fragile little being? These questions, all parents of a premature baby, ask themselves at one time or another. Expert advice, testimonials from mothers, shopping: our file to facilitate the reception of a small premature in your family. Premature childbirth is the fear of all future mothers ... If it can often be avoided, sometimes the baby is announced too early and is born as early as the 30th week of pregnancy, sometimes a little before, sometimes after. The whole family should then prepare to welcome home a premature baby. A moment all the more difficult since it follows a hospitalization and a de facto separation from this little piece so fragile. Parents are then faced with several major challenges, which must be learned to meet together: 1. Create a bond with the baby: How to establish a parent-child relationship when we are separat