When can I start walking with newborn
Child Development / / April 12, 2016
When you can walk with a newborn
When can I start walking with a newborn in a stroller in the spring, summer, winter, autumn and at what temperature allowed a walk?Pediatricians in one voice say that the child needs to temper from an early age, and the best way to do this is a walk in the fresh air.What rules should be followed when you can walk with a newborn and over what period of time?
opinions different pediatricians differ on the timing of the first walks.Some advised to go for a walk immediately after discharge from the hospital.Others advise to wait 7-10 days until the baby "acclimatization".But you can find a middle ground, and take into account the need not only the age of the child, but also the weather conditions and the possibility of mothers (or other relatives).
Any recommendation about how much you can walk with a newborn (the duration of the first walks).This 10-20 minutes.Summer and 20 minutes respectively 10 minutes - in winter.Gradually, the time can be adjusted up to 2 hours ormore in the warmer months, and up to an hour in the cold.In general, these time intervals is not strictly regulated.The main thing - that the child receives from a walk and enjoy the benefit.You can not walk with a little kid when the air temperature is above 30 degrees and below 15 degrees Celsius.In this case, how to better ventilate the room in which the baby.The best time for walking in the summer - before 10 am and after 17 pm, when the sun is not high and not so hot.And in the winter - depending on the outside temperature.Under no circumstances should a child be left in direct sunlight.
Can I walk with a newborn baby without a sidecar?Of course!Especially in the early days when these walks will be short-lived.Modern wheelchairs are too heavy and cumbersome.Easy-bassinet strollers.You can wear a baby in your arms or in a sling.Walk better in quiet places, parks, away from the busy highways and other busy places.
How to dress your baby for a walk and what to bring with you?On the child must be 1 layer of clothing more than on an adult, that is, he should be dressed warmly, since it will be practically lie still in a wheelchair.With a need to take a blanket.At the head of the child need to wear a cap or cap with a cap, depending on the time of year and the air temperature.With a need to be sure to grab a bottle of water.If necessary, diapers, wet wipes, raincoat for carriage.