How do you want to put your baby inA soft cozy cot that he could comfortably sleep there, was warm and soft. Moms believe that they will show care and attention to their children.
Some mothers, not knowing to what age it is impossible to put a pillow on a child, do so.
But this is categorically unacceptable.
Babies do not need pillows
You do not need to put a pillow on your child untilThe cervico-vertebral department will not be formed, otherwise in the future, perhaps, you will not be able to avoid problems with the spine. Curvature of the spine can easily become a consequence of improper care for the child. In the period from birth to up to two years, the child develops its bends. Whether it is correct or not depends on the parents.
The longer you do not give the child a pillow,all the better. Orthopedists advise not to put a pillow for at least two years, and then if the child can not sleep without it, it is best to buy a special orthopedic pad or cushion. In extreme cases, you can make sure that the mattress was slightly tilted, so that the baby's head was slightly above the body level. But if your child does well without a pillow, you do not need to put it under your head compulsively.
Orthopedic pillow doctor can prescribe to the child almost from birth, as it prevents the danger of forming a curvature of the cervical spine.
The tradition of laying pillows and soft litterBabies appeared under the head for a long time. Every young mother must have heard advice from her mother or grandmother how to swaddle the baby correctly. According to them, it was necessary to very tightly swaddle the child's legs, so they were not twisted. However, you do not need to listen to everything that your parents, friends or other close people tell you. That the child was healthy, it is necessary to follow exclusively advice or councils of skilled or experienced doctors. Try to consult with an orthopedist, and he will tell you what size and what form you need a pillow for your baby.
Healthy is the dream, during whichThe position of the human body will be even. It is not necessary to think that without a pillow it is inconvenient to lie. If this were so, your child would cry out for what he needs.
Putting a pillow on your child, you need to think aboutAnd over the fact that he can just choke, nuzzling her nose. As scary as this may sound, it's really so. The baby does not know how to turn over in his sleep, so the pillow can cause choking. And in no case is it necessary to impose a child on all sides with various objects, bumps or soft toys. Remember that he needs free space. When caring for the baby, you need to do everything accurately correctly, and then your baby will grow up healthy and happy.