Tips for new parents
By: Joshua orta
Large motor skills (gross)-your babies abilities to use their backs, legs, shoulders, and arms
If your babies development isn't where it is supposed to be to do certain things you shouldn't stress, babies develop at their own pace but there are ways to help liking having them play tracking games and have safe things for them to want to reach for.
Bonding with your infant
Pros and cons of breast feeding
pros: natural immunities, bond between mother and child.
cons: time consuming,
pros: easy, anyone can feed.
cons: equipment, must keep sanitary.
Food and nutrition
2-4 weeks-they can drink or eat something for vitamin c.
4 weeks- they should drink fluoridated water to help teeth.
4-6 weeks- cereals with iron and taste differences for b vitamins.
7 months- breads and pastas for b vitamins and carbohydrates.
Later - strained and chopped adult food for all nutrients.
SIDS prevention and crib safety
Crib safety- the mattress should fit in the crip tightly without 3 inches of space.
Any cords that the baby could grab should be placed out of reach.
The crib shouldn't have any sliding gates and shouldn't be placed near the window.