Child Development / / August 12, 2017
Truth and myths of the night feeding
Whatever you want to immerse yourself in the sweet sleep for the whole night, remember: the first time the baby should get your milk or formula every 2-3 hours at any time of the day.
Not surprisingly, you want to sleep after numerous daily cares.But as a rule, long-awaited vacation is interrupted by weeping your tiny baby he was hungry again and need milk!Nothing can be done - after only a few weeks after birth grudnichok sets for itself a certain mode to follow.
menu for infants
for a child under one year of my mother's milk - the most useful, fresh and accessible at any time of the day food.Kid drinks it little by little, but often.amount of milk depends on the level of prolactin
True When the baby suckles, it acts on the nerve endings of the nipple.The signal from them goes to the pituitary gland, which is synthesized important natural stimulant of lactation - prolactin.
This hormone reaches a maximum concentration at night.That night feeds contribute to the production of milk for infants in the required quantity.Suppose that in the period from 3 to 8 in the morning he will eat 2-3 times. Kid wakes up at night only in the first months
True With 6 months of the child physiologically night feeding is required.If after the age of 6 months, the child asks his chest at night, it is necessary to gradually wean from it, otherwise he would wake up at night is still very, very long time.
Already two or three months, gradually begin to accustom the baby to that day - this time for playing and waking, and the night - time to sleep.To this end, during the night feedings do not include bright lights, do not talk loud and do not play with the baby.Just feed the and put to bed.kid lacks daily feedings
True Grudnichok not able to eat much at a feeding, so food at night - an integral part of the newborn menu.In addition, the child is thirsty at night and drink easy to quench it, so-called "front" milk.During the meal the child can sleep
True If the baby fell asleep during a night feeding, wait, when it will release the nipple, and gently shift it in a crib.
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kid who eats dairy mixes, feeding at night as it is necessary, as well as infants.intervals between feedings can be increased by more than a hearty dinner
Myth newborn babies up to 5 months are fed exclusively with milk.And in this period, to make him eat more than he is willing to eat, it is impossible.When the baby gets older, his diet gradually introduce solid foods.In this case, modern doctors advise in the morning to give a heavy meal, and in the evening - something lighter, such as yogurt.
Especially to feed the baby at night nourishing food, so he woke up less often, it is not necessary.Such foods, such as porridge, worse at night to digest.Fed baby, so will feel bad and worse sleep.Awakening baby always caused by hunger
Myth kid can wake up from intestinal colic (in the first three months of life), or from the fact that it is wet.During sleep teething toddler can also be troublesome.Sometimes the toddler wakes up if the room is hot.Therefore, be sure to ventilate the child before bedtime and set the humidifier.mixture is diluted directly before eating
True not kid drank the contents of the bottle?Do not use the remainder for the next feeding.And it is not that the mixture loses its valuable properties.In the nipple are drops of milk, which are a breeding ground for dangerous bacteria.Clean bottles are stored only in the sterilizer.kid does not need dummy
Myth need to approach this problem individually.Some kid does not want to take a pacifier, and do not force it, but some will not be able to calm down without her.If the baby's sucking reflex is not satisfied in full, dummy comes to his aid.
Thanks sucking movements formed a correct bite, jaw fall into place.The fact that the newborn mandible moved forward relative to the top, and eventually she gets through sucking in the correct position.
However, when the baby teeth begin to appear on the upper and lower jaw, you need to start slowly wean him from the nipples, as her presence in the mouth between the front teeth of the upper and lower jaws is putting pressure on them.As a result, it may form a malocclusion.