4 Baby Care Curiosities Every Parent Should Know!

New Baby Born

New parents face many problems and issues that can be expected to understand and treat immediately. Unfortunately, newborns do not come with a manual, so here are a few themes that you might need to know.

Bathing Your Baby

Until the umbilical cord falls off to a craft or two weeks after birth, only for him sponge baths. A cotton ball or cotton swab moistened with alcohol to help dry the umbilical stump or follow the directions pediatricians. After the stump falls off, you should give her a bath in a sink or shallow tub.

Caesarean Delivery

A cesarean section is usually performed to the delivery of safer, if you or your baby. C-sections can be made of different reasons including stalled labor, complicated labor, problems with the baby that may make delivery difficult, or other problems. It does not matter if it is a vaginal or caesarean section, it is still a new mother of a beautiful blessing.


Many doctors agree that there may be some useful circumcision, but it is not absolutely necessary. This may help to lower the risk of urinary tract infections and eliminates any chance of penile cancer only. Circumcision does not cause long-term emotional problems in children.

Crib Death (SIDS)

Many studies have been carried out in relation to SIDS. Although the cause of SIDS is not strictly defined, there are some relationships that are between SIDS and the following things:

  • Male babies are more likely to die of SIDS than women.
  • Preterm birth makes it more likely.
  • Minority children are affected more often than non-minority.
  • Several young children, single mothers die.
  • The children who live at home with one or more smokers are more likely affected.

Some people say that the baby is sleeping reduces the risk of SIDS, but the American Academy of Pediatrics disagrees with this statement and goes on to say that there is a greater risk of SIDS in babies who sleep together.

Back to sleep is what most pediatricians recommend for babies to reduce the risk of SIDS. The reason for this is widely debated in the health care professionals. If you have concerns, talk to your pediatrician.

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