Baby feeding and Fundamentals of caring for a newborn

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Baby feeding and Fundamentals of caring for a newborn. Babies may need extra suckling at birth. Mothers may need to breastfeed often. Also should be given the amount of milk that the child needs. In the first weeks, approximately 8-12 feedings should be given in 24 hours. The baby’s hunger can be observed from pecking or fidgeting. While breastfeeding, the baby stays calm and relaxed. 

The baby’s chin must touch the chest. The lower lip will be in an invisible position and the baby’s nose must not be pressed against the chest. If the baby is full, you will notice that the baby will retreat from the breast. Mother’s breasts will become softer. The baby may appear relaxed or sleepy after feeding. However, attending prenatal training will help mothers to properly pose while breastfeeding. Know how to stimulate milk flow and deal with breastfeeding problems.

chasing the wind

A large amount of wind enters the baby’s body from swallowing air during feeding. Sometimes it can be caused by the digestive system as well. The large amount of wind in the tummy can make the baby uncomfortable squirm and cry.

 Therefore, you should bleed air every 2 ounces of bottled milk or every time after suckling from the breast. which caregivers can expel the baby as well Various methods and gestures of carrying are as follows: 

  • The first Hold the baby up with the baby’s head resting on the carrier’s shoulders. Then use one hand to support your head and back. Use your other hand to gently stroke the baby’s back.
  • Place the baby in the caregiver’s lap with one hand and one arm supporting the head. Keep the baby’s chin and torso in front. Then use the other hand to gently stroke the baby’s back.
  • Place the baby face down in his lap with his head elevated above his chest. Hold the baby’s head and rub or pat the back.