How much a child begins to hold her head
Child Development / / April 07, 2016
When a child begins to hold head
How much the child begins to hold his head is known to many parents.This is the age of 2 to 4 months.How to deal with a child as long as it is not well developed neck muscles and how to speed up their development?
newborn baby can not hold his head.Young mum immediately explain how to keep your child to accidentally injure him not.But every day the baby is getting stronger, especially if his parents comply with the recommendations of pediatricians.
and most importantly, the main recommendation - is putting some baby on his stomach during wakefulness.Do not be afraid that the baby will suffocate, resting his nose in the surface to which it is put.That will not happen.Healthy child immediately turns the head to the side.But if the child is lying on his back, and try it from this position to pull yourself by the handles, lift the head, he would not be himself. child begins to hold the head lying on his stomach with 2 months , first just periodically raises it, but everyweek longer and longer holds.
however, carry the baby, is not supporting his head, it is desirable not earlier than 4 months.At the same time the most important skill to appear and the other - the child learns to sit and crawl, becoming more curious and independent in their movements.The 4 month old baby lying on his stomach raises not only the head, but the whole upper body.
Anxiety should be beaten, if the child has not begun to keep his head confidently to 6 months.If we are not talking about premature babies, then surely something is wrong ... It is important as a pathology can be detected earlier and start her treatment.And this will help the two doctor - orthopedist and neurologist.Some babies needed for the normal development of massage and gymnastics.
The alarm should trigger and the fact that the child holds his head is not straight, but as if bowing to the side.This is known as torticollis.In formulating such a diagnosis is usually prescribed a course of massage therapy.To prevent torticollis, parents should monitor the situation of a child in a dream.It is known that infants should be put to bed only to one side.And be sure to alternate - to put it to one side, then the other.
In addition, you should not create a situation for a child to turn his head in one direction only.For example, do not hang toys crib side, just right before the eyes of a child.And when the child starts to hold his head up, roll over and sit down - it is not so important.