After the birth of a newborn in winter, guardians are more worried than other times. Because at this time, newborns have to take extra care on this period.
Because of this, due to seasonal changes, various diseases including fever, chills, shortness of breath, pneumonia and other diseases can occur.
An important thing for a child during the winter is to take bath for keeping him healthy.
Most of the mothers make their baby sick after bathing. So newborn mothers has been given some important information to the child to be careful about bathing. This suggestion has given by pediatrician and associate professor of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Manikkumar Talukdar.
Dr. Manikkumar Talukdar said that one of the careness of the newborn is to be careful about his bath. In winter, the baby will have to take a bath with light hot water.
Also, water do not enter into the ear during the bath; You have to be careful about that. It is not right to keep the newborn in water for too long.
At noon when the sunshine is very good, it is good to have a newborn bath during that time. Let’s know
How to bath a child in the winter season
Uses light warm water for the bath:
In winter, the child will need to use light hot water during bathing to avoid cold. During baths savlon, detol or such antibiotics should not be given.
Not too long bath:
It is not good to keep the newborn in water for too long. At noon when the sunshine is very strong, it is better to have a bath of newborn during that time.
3 days after the birth of newborn up to 15 days of age, bathing can be done once a week. After that, bathing can be done with one day intervals.
It is good for bathing in the sun. A newborn baby can be bathed in the verandah of the city house.
However, it is better not to take a bath, if there is a cold weather outside.
Shampoo can be used while bathing the baby. Wash shampoo while washing hair without taking much time.
It is important to keep in mind that the child is not kept in touch with water for too long. There is no worry about cutting hair of the newborn.
Before one to two months of age, cutting baby hair is not good.
Moisturizing is necessary to care for the skin of the child in winter. After bathing and after removing wetness of the body with soft towel; rub on the skin with olive Oil or Vitamin-E enriched Oil.
But of course, be careful that oil or lotion is free from aromatic, alcohol and other chemicals.