Touch is the language of love. Along with the spoken word, eye contact, body language, the act of touching plays an important role in mediating through tiny neurological receptors in our skin. It allows us to share our emotions and feelings with others. And that is why it is said that kissing, hand holding, hugging are some of the ways we allow our skin to communicate with others. In case of infants, who can’t talk or act according to their feelings, they communicate through their skin, this is also called as tactile touch. Like, the touch of mother’s hand can be felt by the baby. Let’s have a look as how to take care of the most beautiful feeling call touch through baby’s skin.
1. Block the Sun
Keeping your baby out of the sun as much as possible. When you go out with your baby during day time. Make sure your baby is covered with a cap or a shawl. As UV rays during daytime is too harmful for babies’ skin.
2.Timing of Bath
Doctors say you don’t have to bath your baby fully seven days a week. Full bath ritual should be for 2-3 days a week. Other time, you can sponge the area around diapers. Strong soap, sturdy sponge and hot water are all wrong for baby’s skin. As Strong soaps and cleansers degrease the skin making them dry and rash.
3.Use proper Laundry for your baby’s cloth.
You should be careful with your babies’ laundry, as harsh chemical can be of adverse effects to a baby’s skin. A rash could appear anywhere on the body that is covered by clothing. Make sure the detergents used for baby’s laundry is mild and perfume free.
4. Good Diapers
Using good quality diapers which are soft is important, but it is important to change the diapers often. To take care of the sensitive area, it is good to clean the area gently with disposable wipes like baby Wash cloths. They are also convenient for travel and quite handy.