How to properly care for your baby's skin

The body of a newborn works, the individual law – even the skin is different to adult skin, so care need to be more careful. In order to avoid the inflammation of the unpleasant diseases should be daily carried out a series of hygiene procedures. Because newborn skin care to ensure the purity, absence of rash, diaper rash, that affects the health of the baby.

The structural features of the skin of a newborn baby

care the baby's skin

When you see the crumbs on the light surface of the skin covered with a thin layer of fat, which serves as a reliable barrier in the womb. At first they thought that the fat must be wiped or washed, but the modern doctors recommend not to interfere with a biological process— and give it to be fully absorbed on the skin of the baby.

After the disappearance of the fat, the skin is reddish, which is normal:

  • the phenomenon is due to increased red blood cells number;
  • because of the proximity of blood vessels, lack of fat under the skin.

Maybe the appearance of vascular pattern or the "marble" in the hypothermic infants.

Skin care for the soft: a soft, velvety, thanks to the gun lanugo. Small, thin hairs in the back, both shoulders, and hips scraps. But after three days, the skin surface becomes dry and can develop flaking. Thus, the adaptation of the aquatic air, since the sebaceous glands or temporary works. Most susceptible to peeling of the feet of the baby's hand because of the lack of a lipid foam, which retains the moisture.

Sometimes the skin is covered with rash in the form of small white dots – Family. They are safe, if the parents do not begin to withdraw, or remove. As soon as the normal functioning of the sebaceous glands to disappear. Red pimples ("flower") indicates that the hormonal balance of the child's body, also do not represent a danger to your health.

Care rules

  1. To avoid accidental damage to the skin of a newborn baby's nails grown to be a short shave handle with a nail file.
  2. The presence of the fungus, inflammation or boils, have an adult hand, it is desirable to entrust the care to your baby's skin healthy, is a member of the family.
  3. Everything is good in moderation, so it's best to use the regular baby soap is fragrance-free, water-based cream.
  4. Used in children's cosmetics shall be of high quality.

The beautician

Every day after waking up the baby to wash with warm boiled water. The first week in water heated to 36, it is also possible to reduce the temperature of 25 C.

  1. Eyes wipe with a wet cotton pad, the outer corner to the inner.
  2. The nozzle from the outside is always a wet cotton swab.
  3. Twice a week, to clean the outer layer of the eye. Don't forget to wipe the areas behind the ears, because the dirt accumulates there, which is the inflammation.
  4. At the end of the procedure carefully with a damp piece of cotton wool to clean the face of the baby.

Body care

A maximum of six months babies should be every day bathing, and cleaning is carried out after each bowel movement. To avoid diaper rash, let the air bath – it is desirable to practice a few times a day for 10-15 minutes to allow the skin to "breathe". Let's start for a minute, gradually increasing the duration.

  1. Until the umbilical wound has healed, bathe the baby in boiling water. The water is a little chilly 36 with soap and water daily is not necessary, but washing your hair to twice a week. The water after the treatment, the treated wound is glowing green. Before you insert the diaper is thoroughly wet (neither in a coma case, do not RUB!) the body of the baby with a towel or flannel diaper.
  2. Some pediatricians is not recommended for bathing the baby for the first 2-3 weeks to avoid infection in the belly button. In this case, each body of the baby wipe daily with a soft cloth in lukewarm boiled water. Especially carefully wash the folds, and place the diaper.
  3. After each trip to the bathroom, the baby needs to wash it off, pull the hand of the genital organs towards the fartájékba fold. Also in the cleaning performed after each voiding 3 on this page should not be diaper rash.
  4. Skin care for babies includes the creams to protect the delicate surface of the irritating urine. Your ass doesn't sweat, make sure that the diaper cream or baby cream.
  5. After each bath, all the skin wrinkles, the body of the baby, be sure to wipe the baby oil to avoid diaper rash, dry skin.

Possible problems

face care of the child

Even if the parents know that the baby's skin is not always possible to avoid trouble:

  1. Most of the moms worried about the appearance of the baby's head, the scars, that is not a disease. To remove them, you will need to lubricate before bathing baby cream or vaseline oil. Or, if the child is in the bath, RUB the affected areas of your head with a clean cloth of gauze or bandage. The pressure is not necessary, in order to not hurt your delicate skin – enough circular light strokes.
  2. The appearance of the sweat, you should reconsider your habit of the packaging the baby to delay too warm clothes. Help bath chamomile infusion, or decoction of oak bark.
  3. Diapers you need to wash the crumbs after every urination or bowel movement, frequently changing the diapers, and diapers. Diaper exchange is to be made treating the inflamed area with a special cream. Recommended air bath.

Proper care will give the children a good mood, health, and the mother of precious calm. This is sufficient to give the necessary attention to the problem areas of the body to avoid serious skin diseases.