New parent expectation

Victoria rodriguez

Introduction

There are many ways to keep you baby happy and safe.... Here are some examples.

Your newborns apperance

Newborns do not look like you might picture.Your newborn will have wrinkly skin,eyes will have yellow tint to it.your baby will have vernix caseosa whis is a creamy surface that protects the baby's skin. Your baby will also have Lanugo which is hair on baby skin.

Bonding with infant

there are many things you can do to bond with baby here are some examples....

feed them,

bathe them,

hold them,

play them,

and,

change them

appropriate toys for infants

Safe toys will be engaging but not dangerous to your child.

Safe toys will NOT have .....

small pieces,

long strings,

or,

easily breakable.

Safe toys ARE....

colorful,

interactive,

and, it should be genital to touch.

pros and cons of Brestfeeding

PROS.

you get bonding time with your baby,

they get immunity,

and,

its less expensive

CONS.

no bonding time for others,

more expensive,

and

they dont get immunity for as long.

timing for foods

there certain times you should introduce foods and here are some examples...

cereal..... around 3 months

fruits.... around 4 months

vegetables.... around 6 months

meats..... around 6-8 months

adult foods...... around the age of one year

characteristics of a healthy baby

Happy,

Loving,

Crying,

And,

Eating well.

SIDS prevention

Don't put blankets or pillows in crib,

Tight fitting mattresses,

And, always lay baby on back.