New Parent Newsletter Assignment

By: Chloe Aguilar

Newborn appearance

  • The baby will be wrinkly
  • They will have white stuff on them
  • Some are hairy some aren't
  • There head is misshaped
  • Some will cry for hours some won't

Bonding with your infant

  • Have play dates with your baby
  • Talk to your baby
  • Read books too your baby
  • Hold them
  • Skin to skin contact
  • Sing to them

Appropriate toys for baby's

  • No toys with sharp edges
  • No long strings
  • No toxic paint
  • No small objects that can fit in the mouth

Pros and cons for breast feeding

PROS

  • Healthy for the baby
  • Easy to do
  • Can do it any where
  • Cons
  • Has to be in a private place
  • Some moms won't be able to breastfeed

First foods

  • Baby food
  • Cereal you can put in their bottle, first two months
  • Four to five months baby can eat little fruits
  • Six months to a year can eat regular foods smashed up

A healthy child

  1. Healthy hair
  2. Good sleep
  3. Not fussy
  4. Good attitude
  5. Bright eyes

SIDS prevention

  • Always lay the baby on their back to go to sleep
  • Keep blankets and toys out of crib
  • Keep the temp comfortable for the baby
  • Practice safe swaddling
  • Place baby on a flat surface

Crib safety

  • Bars close enough
  • Firm mattress
  • Enough space
  • Tall enough