Many parents sooner or later realizeThe need to temper your child. Tempering is a set of measures and procedures aimed at training the body's ability to withstand adverse natural factors, such as low temperature, sudden temperature changes, cold water, strong wind.
The effectiveness of hardening depends on a number of conditions, by fulfilling which, you can count on a positive result.
Tempering procedures are best to start withBirth. The newborn's body has a high degree of adaptation, so it adapts easily to the lifestyle that parents offer their children. If you missed the period of newborns, then you need to change the lifestyle and the regime of the child gradually, giving time to the body to get used to the new conditions.
Several times a day (optimally after feeding at an air temperature of 20-22 degrees), completely undress the baby and put it in the crib. Start with 2 minutes.
Massage and gymnastics
This is not about a professional massage, whichAppoints a neurologist courses for specific indications, but about daily independent exercises that your kid needs every day. Learn the simplest complex of exercise therapy and 1-2 times a day perform it. You can use music, fairy tales, poems, if the child likes it. Or it is even better to involve the daddy who will entertain the baby with rattles.
Daily bathing of the baby is a mustMeasure of hardening. It is better to use a large bath and start at a temperature of 36 degrees, gradually reducing it. From 2.5-3 months you can bathe the baby in a special circle, which is fixed on the neck.
When the child starts walking, be sure toAllow him to run at home on a cool floor without socks and shoes. Start with a short time (3-4 minutes) and gradually increase the period. But do not forget that walking on a cool floor is useful, and sitting on it is very harmful, because the latter can lead to inflammation of the kidneys and bladder.
Walks in the open air
Ideally, they should be daily,Duration of not less than 4 hours. Just remember the main rule (for a child who hardly walks) is a minimum of clothes, do not wrap them around! And do not wear a hat if the temperature is above 18 degrees.
Maximum motor activity
Come up with and practice mobile developing games, both on the street and at home.
Feeding on appetite
It is very difficult for us, parents, to believe that a child knows his norm of eating. It is necessary to accustom yourself to listen to the child's organism and feed the child by appetite, without overfeeding it.
Temper your children and be healthy!