If the child still does not sit down on his own, then be sure to consult a doctor. The main thing is not to miss the neurological pathology, which often manifests itself only at the end of the first year of life. Many diseases that have formed in utero cannot be diagnosed immediately after birth.
According to the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO), at 9 months, the child needs to eat food in pieces. If before you used a blender or prepared homogeneous mashed potatoes, then from 9 months it is worth giving up on them. Just boil the vegetables and knead them with a fork (so that the slices are safe). So the child will get used to the fact that food does not have a homogeneous structure. In addition, this is an important stage for the development of the maxillofacial apparatus in principle and the formation of the chewing process in particular. Do not delay with this. Continue reading
Now a dance appears in the physical development of the child. Of course, this is still a kind of movement to the music, but this is only the beginning! Turn on funny music more often and sing with it.
The baby’s sleep is also quite long. Many children by the age of 11 months are already sleeping twice a day, some only once.
Motor skills are improved, in particular fine motor skills. The child already knows how to turn the pages of a cardboard book, wrinkles and tears the paper, even if not accurately, but turns the pages of a regular book.
Changes are also taking place in the diet – a child can eat soft fruits on his own. Do not let the child eat solid fruit or vegetables in a piece (apple, Continue reading
If a woman chooses to continue feeding during pregnancy, and with the birth of a new baby is going to do it at the same time (in tandem), she must be confident not only in her abilities, but also rely on the help of the family.
When protection is in effect
If a young mother only breast-feeds her baby for the first 6 months after birth, lactation can be an excellent natural contraceptive. Doctors call this method of contraception “lactational amenorrhea” when a woman has no periods, and ovulation does not occur.
In order for the method to work 100%, the following conditions must be observed:
• a woman puts a baby to her breast on demand, at least 8 times a day, and the largest sleep break at Continue reading