Every new mother wants their baby to grow up healthy and happy. Getting with your baby in a daily routine is not an easy thing to do. How are you going to adjust with those naps, feeding, midnight cries and diaper changes? It’s not easy job for a mother.
Understanding your baby needs and working out a schedule is the best possible way you can plan a routine for your baby and can make your life much easier.
As a parent you will have to predict all the daily necessities of your baby and involve yourself with him. It all depends on a keen observation on what your baby does and what not, such as sleeping, feeding, bathing, playing, napping, crying and even nappy changes.
You even need to note down the way your baby behaves while he is being fed or given a bath, so next time you can take care of it. It’s very necessary for a mother to plan a routine for her baby right from the morning cry till the baby sleeps.
If the baby is just few weeks old then you must follow everyday care steps like:
- Breast Feeding: A new mother should make sure that she feeds her baby on a regular basis, as and when the baby wants. It can be day or it can be night. She should make sure that the baby is getting the right amount of milk every day.
- Ensuring warmth: Once your baby arrives home from the hospital, it’s very important to maintain the body temperature of your baby. Make sure you keep your baby room warm enough. Even confirm that your baby is wrapped tight enough with a dried, clean and soft cotton cloth.
- Hygiene: A new baby’s hygiene is of utmost important. A new baby need not be bathed every day, but make sure he remains clean enough. And when the baby’s being bathed make sure the room temperature is warm enough. Always use a clean and dry cloth to wipe your baby’s body.
Once your baby is few months old, there are lot many thing that you need to take care of daily. For a start, just remember to wash your hand before you feed your baby or give a bath to your baby, especially when you’re are done with your household work.
Clean your baby regularly, like after feeding and make sure to use baby soaps and baby ointments just to prevent from rash or allergies. If your baby is crying then try to soothe him, cuddle him and make him feel secure with you.
Following few routine cares for your younger one can surely make your world easy and strengthen your bond with your baby.