Plan for regular family meals. Enjoy being together as a family and give a chance for everyone to decompress from the day ||Ask your baby's doctor about vitamin D supplements for the baby, especially if you're breast-feeding ||During growth spurts - around 6 weeks after birth — your newborn might want to be fed more often ||2- Breastfeeding your new baby ...Breast milk provides all the nutrients that babies need for the first six months of their life and guards against many illnesses and allergies. Also, breastfeeding can help build a special closeness with your baby. Breastfeeding is one of the best things you can do for your baby. ||During the day, don't try to catch up on chores while the baby sleeps. Lie down and rest ||If you have trouble emptying your breast, apply warm compresses to the breast or take a warm shower before breast-feeding ||Try to keep other elements of your baby's routine as normal as possible during the strike. ||Always check the water temperature with your hand before bathing your baby. Be sure the room is comfortably warm, too ||Put a photo of a face – yours – on the side of the cot for your baby to look at. Human faces fascinate babies ||Presumably, your baby won't recall events from his life before age 3. Still, these early experiences outline his vision of the world ||
When Kids Turn Orange
 
What is carotenemia?
Carotenemia is a medical term for a condition that causes the skin to turn orange-ish due to increased blood carotene levels. In the vast majority of cases seen, it is associated with large consumption of carotene in the diet; as in too many carrots or sweet potatoes. Parents who feed their infants a lot of orange fruits and vegetables may one day notice that their infant's palms, soles of the feet and even face have taken on an orange hue.
Which foods contain beta-carotene?
Fruits and vegetables that are high in beta-carotene are usually those that are yellow/orange or have dark green leafy vegetables. These include:
  • Carrots
  • Pumpkin
  • Kumera
  • Spinach
  • Papaya
  • Corn
Breastfeeding babies can also develop the condition if their mother is eating a lot of beta-carotene rich foods.
Treatment of carotenemia
No specific treatment of carotenemia is necessary. By simply encouraging your child to eat a wider variety of foods, the level of beta-carotene in the body will reduce and the skin discoloration will gradually fade.
When should I call my child's healthcare provider?
  • If your child has vomited any blood.
  • If your child is confused or difficult to awaken.
  • If your child is acting very sick.
  • If your child develops yellowish eyes.
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