How To take Care of the Newborn Baby
Parents must know important facts about newborn baby care.
Lets understand it
Only Breastfeeding upto 6 month of age
Breastfeeding is immune booster and helps in growth and development.
It is mother's first milk.
It contains antibodies which boost immunity of the baby.
It reduces incidence of Jaundice.
Check baby's temperature
Newborn baby temperature must not be very cold or hot
Record temperature with the help of thermometer.
Poo and Urine output of baby
Newborn baby should pass first poo within 24 hours of birth.
Newborn baby should pass urine within 48 hours of birth
Baby's scalp have fontanells
Frontal fontanell is largest one.
Do not apply too much oil on scalp to avoid fungal infection.
Umbilical cord falls away after 7 days.
Do not apply oil over umbilical cord.
Discharge from umbilicus is sign of infection.
Newborns are prone for infections. So newborn baby care has vital role.
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