The sleep is still quite long, but the waking time is increased to 1-1.5 hours. It is important to learn to understand when a child is tired and at the first signs of fatigue try to put him to bed. The fact is that he quickly overworkes and then cannot fall asleep because of this. Many mothers notice the optimal waking time of the child, after which it is easiest to put him to bed.
The nutritional volume of children is approximately 1/5 of their weight. Frequent attachments to the chest are still relevant for this age, but many children themselves already create a certain sleep-meal-wake regimen.
The baby’s gastrointestinal tract has adapted sufficiently to a new type of diet and is no longer responding strongly to any changes in the diet of a nursing mother. The stool in children on exclusively Continue reading
By the second week, the child recovers the weight lost in the first week. By the end of the week, physiological jaundice of newborns is already passing.
Infants are born short-sighted, therefore only a baby is seen that is very close, at a distance of no more than 20-25 cm. A newborn can see your face clearly only when you hold it very close. Do not be surprised that he does not look you in the eye – he is much more interested in looking at your eyebrows, hair or moving mouth.
In the first month, a recognition process takes place. Studies show that children prefer human faces to all Continue reading
Finding a balance between work and personal life after maternity leave is not so easy. Many mothers are torn between the reluctance to part with the baby and the need to earn a living or the desire to develop their career.
And if you want to continue breastfeeding, you must also take care of maintaining milk production and consider feeding your baby in your absence. The main solution is most often expressing milk at work and its safe storage and transportation home.
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