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PostHeaderIcon Baby’s Need and Exercise

As a mom and parents, taking your baby look around the city or village is very great time. Letting him open the mouth, smiling, and looking around outside home, will very good teach them of capability of feeling. To obtain good health of your baby, you need to give attention not only in the food, but also about his clothes. While you are having him outside your home, you have to prepare some baby clothes inside your baby changing bag. Be sure that all your baby clothes are clean and safety inside the changing bag. Then, you can take him on baby exercise. What does it mean?

A good advice of midwife, health visitor, and even government is that we can take our baby on the water and sure with our hands, without wanting him to be two or three years, and without waiting him is immunized. Our children need to feel confident and relaxed in the water; it will be very good for their health and strength body. That is why taking them on the water since in baby ages will be very good. All we need is just company our baby while getting him on the pool and wearing him with very comfort baby swimming costumes. Currently, baby swimming costumes are improving into better shape and safety.

Before taking your baby in his first trip to the swimming pool, these are what you need and you should prepare well: get a playpen or pushchair access; if you are bottle-feeding you have to give him a war, bottle for after the swim; a toweling dressing gown; because swimming makes him hungry so give him snack; your baby’s bath toys; and the last is do not forget your nappy bag. However, considering baby’s health, perhaps you can consult to a midwife or the doctor about your baby condition in contacting the water.

PostHeaderIcon Bringing your child traveling

Babies can also be saturated, if always stay in the house. Occasionally they should bring to go. It’s important for the recognition of the environment. They can adapt to people and nature around. Whether it’s fixed or mobile environment.

Children aged under 28 days, not recommended to bring to travel. The reason, the baby’s age is still risky to adapt to the outside environment. Ideally, since they stepped on the age of 6 months. At that age, babies have got some shots for their endurance. They are able to see and recognize the objects in their environment, in addition to already be seated, practice to walk, or talk.

Indeed, they continued, infants 1-2 months of age may also have encouraged to move. They probably contracted the disease, for instance, meet people, and return of so cold or cough. We do not know exactly there is a virus that spreads. Thus, if in the house has a baby sitter, it’s better left at home alone.

PURPOSE & HEALTH

Although just shopping to the mall or to a place of recreation, specify the journey time and distance. To the extent possible, avoid traveling during rush hour, so to avoid a traffic jam.

Also consider how long it will be at their destination. Remember, there is their daily schedule, such as hours of sleep or a meal. If we are delayed, the child schedule automatically disorder. As a result, they became fussy and outings is so unpleasant.

Similarly, if you wanted to take them out of town or even abroad. Note the distance, duration, and what activities would be conducted. By doing so we can prepare everything necessary, especially for the baby.

Do not forget to check their health. If the condition is dropped, you should delay or cancel the travel. A more thorough examination with the help of experts (doctors), highly recommended if your child will be invited to travel far. Consult about what you should look for lunch during the trip.

If there are medicine that have to consume for the baby, make sure you have enough medication for the entire trip. Provide a copy of the recipe to keep the possibility if the drug reserves lost or spilled. If there are drugs that should be kept in the fridge, ask your doctor whether there is a substitute drugs which do not have to be stored in the refrigerator.

Ask for first aid medicine to keep the possibility the baby sick. It is better you have the name and address pediatrician at their destination, especially for long trips.

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PostHeaderIcon Make attention to your child growth

Proper nutrition is necessary for optimal child development. Every day children need balanced nutrition consisting of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals. Intake of these nutrients can be obtained from the variation of food consumed. Fat consumption to 30% of the total energy in a day is required also to absorb important vitamins like A, D, E and K are maximal.

Nutrition children should get special attention and it is still often seen the emergence of a misunderstanding of parents. There are three issues of nutrition, namely: lack of nutrition, nutrition and any excess nutrients that have indications and many effects. To avoid this, the balanced composition of carbohydrates (45% -65%), protein (10% -25%), fat (30%) and various other vitamins absolutely must be given to children who in turn can help to optimize the physical growth, brain development, intelligence and social maturity.

Smart plan of the parents is also necessary for the creation of a healthy diet, controlled and enjoyable. The key is 3J: The number of calories as needed, regular eating schedule and type of food with the composition of carbohydrates, protein and fat balance, in addition to specific nutrients are met. The parents should not be afraid to give to the child’s fat intake while it is on the recommended servings.

Then, the question is about the tricks to control intake of children whenever they are outside home or at school. In this case there is a plea deal to provide a healthy lunch with balanced nutrition to help parents monitor the type of food consumed by children. By lunch, children need to not eating snacks at random, so parents need not worry about a balanced nutritional needs of children as well and clean.

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PostHeaderIcon Tips for toddlers bathing

We can classify toddlers into 2 when connected with the activities of bathing. There are babies who love the water so they will be very happy and even laugh when immersed in water, and baby who cry and struggled when touched by water. Which groups your toddlers?

Here are some tips for safe toddlers bathing.

Talk to your child while bathing. Most parents frown or even issued a sour face when bathing their baby. Try to talk or chat with your baby even though you know that the baby will not understand what you are saying. Baby will feel secure and happy when the bath, they knows you devote attention to it. No need to tough sentences and shouted shouted, simply speak with simple sentences and soft.

Although you are not a singer, try to sing while bathing the baby. Children love music, especially the rhythmic merry. In turn, they would liked a bath as they like the procession of the songs you sing while bathing them.

Nothing wrong with giving your baby a toy in the bath. Toys that float like a duck or a plastic doll will attract their attention. By playing at home they are expected to be in the bathtub.

Use a special bathtub and safe for toddlers. Always hold the baby carefully. Remember that the baby will be slippery when wet so you have a strong hold but still with a tenderness. If necessary, invite someone to help you bathe your baby, especially if they are a lively baby. How wonderful when the tub is placed at the soft base so that if something unexpected happens, your baby is not experiencing a severe trauma.

Wash your baby in warm water rather than hot water. Set the water temperature ranged from 48.9 degrees celcius. Water that is too hot will burn your baby’s skin if too cold otherwise they would be scary.

It is important to instill the sense that the bath is very good for cleanliness and health to your baby or child. A good view of the bath and shower good habits will result in good health as well.

PostHeaderIcon Buying appropriate toys for kids

Factors that affect the games of the children:

1. Health
Children who are healthy have a lot of energy to play compared with children who are less healthy, so healthy children who spend lots of time to play that requires a lot of energy.

2. Intelligent
Smart kids more active compared with children who are less intelligent. Smart kids prefer like games that are intellectually stimulating or game that a lot of power of thinking, for example, drama games, watching movies, or read the intellectual readings.

3. Gender
Fewer daughters play a game that spends a lot of energy, such as climbing, running, or other physical activities. This difference does not mean that girls less healthy than boys, but the view of society that the girl child should be soft and subtle acting.

4. Environment
Children who grew up in an environment with less provide the equipment, time, and playing space for children, will reduced the activity to play.

5. Socioeconomic status
Children are raised in a family environment with high economic status, more play with complete game compared to children raised in families of low economic status.

PostHeaderIcon Outside activities for your child

Do not ever let them out of the house just like that, without giving them a few messages in particular. It’s too early for them to protect themselves. As a parent you should have to explain and inform about what to do and avoid when they are outside the home.

The increasing crime that occurred against children and susceptibility of an accident, it could endanger the safety of the child.

In order for your child to avoid a second hazard is, tell them some of the following tips:

1. To remain always in a crowded area and surrounded by many adults. Do not ever cut a path through a narrow alley or lonely places far away from the crowd.

2. Never go alone. It would be better if they left accompany with someone or a group of friends.

3. Always be alert and pay attention to things around them. Recognize and notice every person who walked near them. And note also the places that might be your baby come when they needs help an adult.

4. Avoid going into public toilets alone. Invite a friend to accompany. But if not possible, find a public toilet close to the shops, stalls or crowded places. Then quickly get out of the toilet after complete.

5. Never talk to strangers. Adults will not ask for assistance to small children. Ask them to always keep a distance if there is a stranger to them, so they can react quickly prior something happens outside.

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