Care of newborn baby in 6 question
1. How soon should a baby be breastfed after the baby is born?
If possible, breastfeed in the first half hour and latest within 1 hour. Because then the baby will want to fall asleep and it will be difficult to wake up the baby. Babies should be breastfed every 2-3 hours in the first days. If the sleep exceeds 3-4 hours, it should be awakened. After 2-3 weeks he will feel hunger and he will want to wake up and suck.
2.‘Is it true to start with the concern that the milk is not coming?
Breastfeeding as long as the baby is given the right position, breast milk will not come to a situation. However, in mothers with postpartum anxiety, there may be a tendency to feed the baby with the fear of being hungry. For this reason, it is very important to support the mother, to provide breastfeeding counseling to the mother about breastfeeding and to provide psychological support.
3. How is breast milk reproduced?
Taking adequate fluids and resting are the most important factors. It is sufficient to take 2-3 liters of water or liquid drinks per day.
4. When does the gas complaint start?
We call colic (gas pains) to cause unhealthy crying in healthy babies. The baby begins at 2-3 weeks of age, reaches the busiest period of 4-6 weeks, usually after 3-4 months. Often in the evening, unstoppable crying manifests itself in the form of seizures.
5. How do we know that the baby has gas?
It is a state of uneasiness and a desire to absorb the mother to relax. This request is not for feeding purposes but for calming down. The baby who is over-breasted may vomit for taking the amount of breast milk that exceeds its capacity. The abdomen may be bulging and the baby pulls his leg in the belly and tries to throw the gas. This period is intertwined with crying crises. It usually occurs in the evening and nights as sudden screams.
6- How to prevent gas in the baby?
If the mother is breastfeeding her baby, he should stay away from the foods that make up the gas. Onions, baked beans, cauliflower, broccoli, wholegrain foods, cabbage, orange, lemon, and grapefruit can make gas. Caffeine drinks, chocolate, tea can make gas. Some mothers of allergic structure may eat allergic symptoms such as excessive gas, ischemia, skin rash, runny nose, cough when they eat food containing cow’s milk. In this case, the breastfeeding mother should review her own diet, for a while should stay away from these foods and beverages. The baby’s gas must be removed after each feeding. When there are gas pains, the parent lullabies should mutter and hug the baby. Rhythmic movements and continuous noises (such as the vacuum cleaner or the sound of the hair dryer) can be calming.