What are confinement practices?

Confinement practices are traditional postnatal practices aimed at helping a new mum recover from the rigours of pregnancy, labour and birth. Mum and baby are said to be in confinement because they are effectively “quarantined” at home. Traditionally, they do not receive visitors apart from close family members until the confinement period is over. Read more

Aktiviti mengurut bayi sudah menjadi tradisi turun temurun kerana kelebihannya terhadap tahap kesihatan bayi serta cara untuk membina hubungan antara ibu bapa dan si manja. Mengurut bayi terbukti dapat menenangkannya supaya mudah tidur dan melancarkan sistem penghadaman. Read more

什么是新生儿黄疸

医学上把未满月(出生28天内)宝宝的黄疸,称之为新生儿黄疸,在新生儿时期,由于胆红素代谢异常引起血中胆红素水平升高而出现于皮肤、黏膜及巩膜黄疸为特征的病症。本病有生理性和病理性之分。 Read more

For parents-to-be, expecting a baby is an exciting time, with the adventure of parenthood on the horizon. However, with the hormonal changes in her body, sometimes, life can get somewhat uncomfortable for expectant mums. One of the dreaded but common effects that pregnancy brings is swollen feet and ankles. Towards the end of the day, many mums-to-be find that extra water gathers in the lowest parts of the body, especially if they have been standing a lot or if the weather is hot, not good news for the ladies in sunny Malaysia. Read more

Dalam dunia bayi dan anak-anak, tidur adalah kegiatan yang sama pentingnya dengan makan, minum, rasa aman, atau bermain. Si Kecil butuh tidur agar tubuhnya beristirahat, segar dan mendapatkan energi baru. Menurut para peneliti di Amerika, pada waktu tidur, otak kita menyaring dan menyimpan informasi, mengganti bahan kimia, dan menyelesaikan masalah. Read more

不宜给宝宝洗澡的6种情况

一、打预防针后暂时不要洗澡

宝宝打过预防针后,皮肤上会暂时留有肉眼难见的针孔,这时洗澡容易使针孔受到污染。

二、遇有频繁呕吐、腹泻时暂时不要洗澡

洗澡时难免搬动宝宝,这样会使呕吐加剧,不注意时还会造成呕吐物误吸。 Read more

给宝宝洗澡的最佳时间

选择一天中你不会被打扰,能够完全专注在宝宝身上的时候。洗澡前最好宝宝是清醒的,兴致也好。选在两次喂奶之间,宝宝的肚子既不饿,也不是饱饱的。如果你的宝宝还处在新生儿阶段,白天给他洗澡会更容易些。但是等到他几个月大的时候,洗澡可以成为他睡前程序的一部分。温水能帮助你的宝宝放松下来,让他感到困倦。这也是让家里其他人参与的好机会。晚上给宝宝洗澡,是宝宝护理的工作中,爸爸通常愿意承担的一部分。 Read more

 

哺乳期:

轻轻“沐浴”

给哺乳期的宝宝沐浴时,切不可使劲地擦,一定要轻轻悠悠地抹。婴儿皮肤表层的角质还很柔软。

小宝宝在进入浴盆前,先要清洗臀部。小屁股的周围、两腿间的皱褶处、大小便排便通道口,都要用温湿的棉花球蘸些润肤露轻拭轻抹,用一处换一个。可适当使用沐浴露抹去较难除去的油脂性排泄物和水溶性分泌物,优质的沐浴露还有抵御细菌的作用。 Read more

当宝宝喝完奶后,由于胃里下部是奶,上部是空气,所以就会造成胃部压力,出现溢奶、吐奶现象,如果不注意有可能引起宝宝吸入到气管内,以至窒息。因此爸爸妈妈应及时帮宝宝拍打嗝,把气体排出。只要减少了胃里的压力,自然就能够减轻吐奶、溢奶的情况和次数。喂宝宝喝完母乳或配方奶后,如果没有帮宝宝拍嗝,原则上只要保持直立抱姿20~30分钟,空气就会上升,慢慢地自然排出,宝宝自己就会打嗝。其实,拍打嗝还有另外一个作用,就是带有安抚作用,宝宝其实是很喜欢被轻拍背部的。 Read more

Stomach ache can cause a lot of discomfort, and it keeps people from their daily activities. It is a feeling everyone are familiar with, irregardless of your age or gender. So here are some tips that may help when your stomach is upset. Read more