The neonatal care for the first time can be a stressful experience; however, it can also be fun when you have the techniques and the appropriate support to take care of your baby. The parents are less stress than those who are not prepared carefully to care of their baby. Parents are taught about this; they will care their babies confidently when they are born.
The neonatal care for the first time can be a stressful experience
Guide parents to wash their hands before handling their infants to keep bacteria or germs away the newborn babies. Parents should wash their hands with antibacterial soap or use hand sanitizer. According to Kids Health, the immune system of infant is not strong enough to be against dangerous bacteria, which makes them susceptible.
Instruct parents to wash their hands.
Teach parents the way to hold and cuddle infant. Let them know the importance of hands to support babies – make sure the cradling head does not fall off when parents move.
Teach parents to play with and care their infant slightly. Tell parents not to shake their infants because it can cause brain bleeding or death.
Parents should not shake their infants when playing with them.
Show new parents how to bond with their infants. Bonding is the way to get familiar with infants. It includes singing, reading books or poetry, or talking to them. Another way of bonding is swaddling techniques. This technique is keeping baby swaddled in a blanket and keeping them close to you. It helps your infants more comfortable and makes them safer.