with a newborn girl at young mothers are generally hygienic problems arise - everything is very simple.But hygiene newborn boy has its own characteristics.What you need to know my mother, and how to wash their tiny man right?
- first rule - regularly wash your baby after each diaper change. Foreskin newborn boy narrowed (physiological phimosis) - this feature alone will take place after 3-5 years.Inside the foreskin arranged sebaceous glands that produce lubricant.And if you do just the evening swim, ignoring cleaning the baby after changing diapers, then under the foreskin creates favorable conditions for the growth of bacteria that cause inflammation.
- Removing smegma. sebaceous glands in the foreskin secrete a special secret - he, in turn, builds up in the bag of the foreskin, forming smegma (white flakes, odor).When congestion smegma can lead to balanoposthitis (inflammation of the glans penis, symptoms - swelling of the skin covering the head, redness, weeping crumbs).To avoid trouble, in addition to the toilet surface, it must be remembered and every evening (if necessary) you remove smegma.how to do it?Gently pull the foreskin (without pressing gently) with two fingers;dipped in boiled vegetable oil swab to remove all smegma that there is not fluff or pieces of cotton wool;lubricate the head drop of the same oil;lower the foreskin.Prohibited soap penis, get under the foreskin with a cotton swab or finger to try to clean smegma.
- If the skin is reddened foreskin.In this situation, use a weak solution of potassium permanganate or dioksidina (consultation with a doctor is obligatory!): Gently push back the foreskin handle swab dipped in potassium permanganate, inflamed skin.
- Liberally poite her baby. urinate more often - the lower the risk of inflammation of the urethra.
- cleaning the nuances. cleaning the crumbs made warm running water, soft and gentle movements, first wash the ass, then placed the baby in the crook of the elbow and direct the stream of the penis to the scrotum.To prevent drying of the skin do not use soap.If the remnants of feces completely washed off, do not rub the baby washcloth - the skin is too delicate!Lay the baby on the changing table and gently clean the skin with a cotton pad soaked in the same boiled vegetable oil (oil stored in the refrigerator).
- Air baths. Immediately after cleaning the do not rush to pull the diaper on the crumbs.Air baths for 10-15 minutes in a warm room will do him good.
- avoid chafing and rashes do not forget to handle the inguinal folds suitable means (cream, powder or oil).Use powder already treated with oil or cream areas can not - formed lumps can damage the skin.Funds from diaper rash is usually applied to the area of the buttocks and testicles, around the anus, on the scrotum and around the penis.
- Do not forget to change diapers every 3 hours and immediately after a bowel movement. The longer the baby is in diapers filled, the greater the risk of inflammation - be attentive to the child's hygiene.
- Do not overheat the "bottom" of the kid. Even in winter it is not necessary to dress the crumbs in the "cabbage", putting him tights and a pair of panties "for comfort."Overheating is fraught with consequences.Therefore, use of thermal underwear, pick clothes size (not close!) And only natural fabrics.
- Bathing little man should be held daily at bedtime (no soap).1-2 times a week, you can bathe crumbs with herbs (succession, chamomile).The foam bath is not recommended to add.The soap is used once a week ('bath' day), and it should be used only for the baby.
Before we move to the baby foreskin hygiene, consult your doctor. Each crumbs - its physiological characteristics, and the main your task - hygiene without any harm to the baby.In the first try only a little bathing bare head, gently and quickly washed with water and then "hide" it under the foreskin.Shift (the most carefully) the foreskin is necessary that there would not advise "girlfriend."Firstly, it is a question of hygiene, and secondly, it should be done to prevent the formation of adhesions.But gross interference is strictly prohibited - be very careful.
Contact your doctor if ...
- scrotum swelling, soreness, redness is present.
- was moved mumps (mumps).
- was perineal trauma.
- There is swelling, redness of the penis.
- there urinary retention.
- head is not closed.
Be attentive to your baby, and do not neglect the rules of hygiene.
All the information in the article is intended solely for educational purposes, it may not reflect the specific circumstances of your child's health, and does not constitute medical advice.Website solady.ru reminds that you should never ignore or delay access to a doctor!