Lullabies: universal hypnotic - Health Effects

October 27, 2013

  • Lullabies: universal hypnotic
  • Health Effects

 lullabies and health

Lullabies and health

Modern parents often underestimate the importance of lullabies. In our time the songs before bedtime can seem to someone anachronism: in fact there are many ways to quickly put down the child - from soothing teas for infants up to the super-cots vibromehanizmami who themselves select the optimum rate of motion sickness. And do not forget about such time-tested means to calm the baby, like a lullaby.

Artless songs not only introduce the baby in a trance and make it easier to fall asleep, but also contribute to the establishment of contact between mother and child. In addition, the cradle can affect the whole life of the baby.

The impact on human life lullabies are not yet fully understood. Yet the results of some experiments, the scientists make you think, and you do not make the mistake many parents refusing their child in the song at bedtime. For example, in Tyumen I conducted an experiment at school parenthood parents taught their children to sing lullabies. As a result, two years later, it was noted that among the children of the first year of life has decreased morbidity. Kids are less likely to get sick with pneumonia, diarrhea and anemia. Of course, there is the possibility that the health of children affected by other factors, and yet undeniably positive impact of lullabies.

Experts strongly recommend to sing lullabies to children with various disorders of the brain functions, with impaired intestinal motility, as well as premature and weak babies, which are poorly gaining weight. It is believed that the rhythm of lullabies and effective as a preventive measure: the children who sing lullabies, rarely have these motor and speech disorders as tics, stuttering Stuttering - when you need a comprehensive approach  Stuttering - when you need a comprehensive approach
 , Impaired coordination of movements.

Singing lullabies useful for mothers. Nemudrenyh humming songs - an excellent tool for the prevention of postpartum neuroses. Young mothers often instinctively sing about their experiences, couching them in poetic form - it helps to get rid of the heavy and unpleasant emotions Emotions and culture: how to decipher the emotional code  Emotions and culture: how to decipher the emotional code
 . Not every woman with breast baby in her arms finds time for visits to a psychologist, and humming lullabies helps soothe and relieve stress How to beat stress? Create an oasis  How to beat stress? Create an oasis
   yourself. According to some observations, nursing mothers, who do not forget to sing lullabies to children, improving lactation, and the body recovers faster after childbirth.

The rhythm of lullabies usually corresponds to the rhythm of the human heart beating calmly - that many scientists attribute this soothing effect of such songs. Uniform and clear musical figure lullabies contributes to the harmonization of biorhythms of the mother and child and, ultimately, helping them to establish a close relationship of trust.


Contribution to the Future

Lullabies - is not just a way to lull the baby. Melodic and rhythmic lullabies poems gradually prepare the kids to the correct perception of poetry and understanding of art in general. After all, for every age - his art and aesthetic development of children should begin with simple folk songs.

Gentle mother's voice softly crooning a lullaby - one of the earliest and most pleasant memories of man. It is not necessary to deprive a child of joy.

Execution of the parents of the baby lullabies creates a sense of security and peace, helps to further a sustainable self-esteem and safeguard against stress. According to some reports, children who are in child regularly sang lullabies are more successful in life, they do not experience difficulties in communication and less likely to suffer mental health problems.


For a good night's sleep

Young children often have difficulty sleeping. Of course, singing a lullaby in most cases, it can improve the situation, but often children need to create favorable conditions for sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 . The room should be ventilated and out of bed is necessary to remove all the unnecessary and distracting items.

Children should observe the regime: it is desirable that took place going to bed every day at the same time. Pleasant family ritual, for example, singing a lullaby, soothe the baby and set it to the desired fashion.

Very young children usually fall asleep immediately after feeding. In grown kids interval between dinner and bedtime is gradually increased. For example, after a meal, you can take a little time for quiet games, and then comes the turn of hygiene, lullaby and bedtime.

Maria Bykov

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Diaper dermatitis - how to protect the baby's skin? - Signs

September 19, 2010

  • Diaper dermatitis - how to protect the baby's skin?
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What is nappy rash and why it occurs

Diaper dermatitis - is an inflammatory process in the skin of an infant Baby man, though with a little finger  Baby man, though with a little finger
 That occurs when subjected to mechanical (woven garments), physical (high humidity and heat), chemical (chemical substances contained in feces and urine) and bacterial factors that are irritating, toxic and allergic effects on the baby's skin.

The skin of the child up to a year has a very thin surface (horny) layer, because of what is easily irritated and has high vulnerability. But not yet formed the protective properties of the skin (local immunity) contribute to the rapid implementation in place microtraumas infection. But the skin of infants has its advantages because of good blood supply to all skin changes on it very quickly tested with proper care and timely treatment.

Diaper dermatitis most often affects children who are bottle-fed, and suffer from allergies.

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The symptoms of diaper dermatitis

Diaper dermatitis can occur with varying degrees of severity. Mild skin baby develops some areas of redness, swelling and subsequent peeling without sharp boundaries in the groin, in the buttocks, waist and abdomen.

If the cause of the dermatitis persists, in the depth of skin folds are formed surface cracks, small erosion. This is the average degree of diaper dermatitis.

In advanced cases (severe) the surface layer of the skin sharply macerated (maceration - maceration and tissue swelling), rejected, forming extensive erosive surface moist with jagged outlines.

At moderate and severe stages of diaper dermatitis is often associated infection (strep, staph, fungal, etc.), which is very dangerous for a small child.

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Treatment of diaper dermatitis

Treatment depends on the severity of the disease. In mild recommended a thorough skin care cleaning the baby with after each diaper change and lubrication areas of redness baby cream or boiled vegetable oil. It is possible to use special ointment warning stimulation (e.g. desitin) and infection (e.g., drapolen) skin. After treatment of the skin, such a child is desirable to make air baths - leave uncovered for a few minutes. As the diaper is better to use diapers, since they absorb moisture, and less skin becomes wet.

If diaper dermatitis Dermatitis - what to do with the inflamed skin?  Dermatitis - what to do with the inflamed skin?
   moderate and severe it recommended to use funds to help restore skin tissue (eg, ointments d-panthenol, Bepanten). It is better to use a combination of agents having a reducing action and disinfectant (eg, ointment Bepanten plus).

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How to care for a child that he did not appear diaper dermatitis

Textile clothes and diapers, no matter how thin they are, always irritate baby's skin. Therefore, even in the neonatal period (the first four weeks of life) is not recommended baby tightly swaddled. It is enough to put him two undershirts (thin and flannel, one of which must be sewn sleeves) and wrap in two diapers (also fine and warm) to the waist, making for legs "sack" in which the child is free to talk legs. If your child easily irritates sensitive skin Sensitive skin: causes and care  Sensitive skin: causes and care
 It is better not to use fabric diapers, and diapers, changing them three hours, or after the next chair.

Baby feces and urine contain many biochemical substances (ammonia, enzymes and so on), which irritate the baby's skin and corrode during prolonged exposure. Therefore, the child may not be in the same diapers for more than three hours (or after poop). Cloth diapers and diapers should be changed every time after they become wet.

After changing dirty diapers child should be undercut with warm water, dry skin soft, clean and lubricate the diaper folds baby cream or boiled vegetable oil. Bathe your baby need daily, is better in the evening, before going to bed Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
   (up to a month - in boiling water, after a month - in the raw). Any cosmetic preparations for the care of the child must be chosen taking into account the individual intolerance.

Wash all things children can only children's soap or detergent. All the things a child should be washed and proglazheny in order to avoid contact with the baby's skin infection.

Proper care and correct (breast) feeding a child are excellent prevention of diaper dermatitis.

Galina Romanenko

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