Healthy Baby Sleep rules

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

The hygiene of the nursing mother during breastfeeding

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 are really contraindicated in breastfeeding. If this is the case, do not hesitate to contact a doctor to find another treatment or see if it is really necessary. In the event of an operation under general anesthesia, it will be possible for the mother to resume breastfeeding when she wakes up when she has resumed the procession of her means. If in doubt, prepare a bottle of breast milk before surgery.

As a reminder, a mother can continue to breastfeed even if she has contracted a small infection. Breastfeeding by increasing the amount of antibodies in the infant will either completely protect it from the disease or make it much less virulent than its mother.

There are still some precautions to take during breastfeeding. It is still important for the mother to listen and take into account her needs, especially calm and rest, so that everything goes well.


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