How to adjust a day regimen of the child

How to adjust a day regimen of the child

Still being in a tummy at mom, the child spent in a dream much time. After the birth in the first month it stays in a condition of a dream about 20 hours a day. The remained time he can be awake. During this period it is not necessary to speak about any special mode. But the kid, the more important both for him and for parents establishment of a certain daily routine becomes more senior: the most part of night the kid has to sleep, and it is desirable to feed him at regular intervals in the afternoon.


1. The first what parents face in attempts to set the mode is that the kid begins to cry, without receiving the desirable. It is impossible to allow the child to cry too much. Each baby is capable to get used to the mode, but it is impossible to do it sharply. At first intervals between feedings rather small. The child weighing 2.5-3 kg it is possible to feed every 3 hour. In process of an increase in weight, intervals between feedings and volume of food increase. By 6 months the kid can quite sustain 5-hour intervals between feedings, without showing displeasure.

2. Seldom what children do without night feedings at once. More often biological clock begins to work at the child by 1-2 months. The mother's task is to help to synchronize these hours with the. Having fed its last time in the evening, mom herself can wake the newborn in 4 hours. If there passed less than 4 hours, and the child already begins to complain that you should not approach him some time. Many children fall asleep, someone is helped by a pacifier. If crying does not cease – give to the kid of water. So you will help a stomach of the child to get used to longer intervals.

3. There are many opponents of feeding on hours, but if you give to the kid a pacifier or a breast at once as he moved, then you accustom him to eat in the small portions. It is necessary to look on a condition of the child. If he is obviously hungry, then it is possible to break an interval and to give a pacifier not in 4 hours, and through 3. When breastfeeding try to maintain at least a 2-hour interval. Most often, if the child gorges on, then he can oversleep slightly more norm after unplanned feeding. Thus, the kid himself will result the schedule in norm.

4. There are cases when mom and the child do not hurry with establishment of a day regimen. If the baby is ill, sluggishly sucks and falls asleep during feeding, often wakes up, cries for the first time days of the life then it is necessary to be very careful. Try to find out the reason of constant crying, consult with the doctor. It is necessary to accustom to a daily routine and night very gradually, adjusting such kid on a certain rhythm.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team