Child Development / / August 12, 2017
Care navel newborn
At the site of the umbilical cord of the newborn breakaway remains small wound.With proper care, it will heal quickly.A baby will get a neat navel.
Throughout pregnancy the baby was related to you thin "antenna wire" - the umbilical cord.She was attached to the placenta, from which the arteries and veins to the fetus received oxygen and nutrients.After birth, the umbilical cord still pulsating.Doctors have imposed on her clip, and then carefully cut.
the cord cord slowly dries up and disappears in a few days.And at this point it is an open wound.To the navel of the child healed quickly and without complications, it is necessary to pay attention to the wound daily.
But you do not need any special preparations.It is enough to take good care of this gentle place.How do you prompt doctors in the hospital.Finally navel heal by the end of the first month of baby's life.
Sometimes umbilical ring the child closes slower than usual.As a result, you may receive a small (about a centimeter) umbilical hernia.Chances are good that it will be, when the abdominal muscles get stronger.In the meantime, make sure that the baby cry less.After all, while it is very annoying screaming abdominal muscles, and this hernia will only increase.
In order to help your child, make him exercise for strengthening the abdominal wall - then the hernia will disappear.To do this more often lay your baby on his stomach on any hard surface.If, despite all your efforts, the hernia is not reduced, be sure to consult your doctor.
healing navel newborn
Typically, navel heals quickly and without problems, and only in rare cases, this process is delayed.But there are situations when the mother should immediately call the pediatrician.Immediate medical attention is required in the baby if you notice the following symptoms of inflammation navel :
- skin around the navel flushed and swollen.
- because the umbilical cord flows pus or were not abundant discharge with an unpleasant odor.
doctor will recommend an antibiotic ointment, and appoint and other treatment, if necessary.
discharge from the navel
Surely you know the phrase "belly button undone."On hearing it, many mothers begin to worry, and not whether there will be something similar to her baby.Doctors say: there is no medical diagnosis.Sukrovichnye allocation in navel can be observed as the navel of the newborn has not healed.
How to care for a newborn navel
veins and arteries, which took place within the umbilical cord, the baby is now the body does not need.Therefore, they are closed and drawn inside.Gradually, the navel becomes small and convex.Over time, the umbilical ring shrink at all, and it will take the same form as that of an adult.Affect the formation of the umbilical ring impossible, but you can speed up the healing of the skin.
Give your baby skin to breathe.This will not only enhance the healing of the navel , but also will prevent diaper rash.And besides, naked child will feel much better.After all, even the most comfortable clothing still holds down movements.
Wear on baby things sewn only from natural materials.They do not cause skin irritation, besides it will ensure good ventilation.Remember that any synthetic fabrics create a greenhouse effect on the body, but it is very harmful for sensitive baby skin.2.Tschatelno disinfect
applied to the wound bandage soaked in a three-percent hydrogen peroxide solution, and be sure to wipe it around the navel newborn.This should be done after every diaper change and after the evening bath.
In addition, it is useful to drip a little hydrogen peroxide in the "pit", and then gently blot it with a bandage.You can also use green paint - it cleans well and dry umbilical wound.
is not yet separated umbilical cord, the baby should not be bathed.A wound is not delayed, watch carefully to ensure that there will not get wet with diapers or nappies: Wednesday salt causes irritation.If you notice that the navel of the newborn is still wet, immediately treat it with hydrogen peroxide.
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