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Skin care, nail care and dental care for babiesSSkin care, nail care and dental care for babiesSkin care, nail care and dental care for babiesEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)Mouth;Teeth;SkinDermatologic systemHealthy living and preventionAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z7.5000000000000072.9000000000000606.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about the importance of infant skin care, nail care, and dental care. Useful tips are provided for the most effective treatment possible.</p><p>Your baby's delicate skin and nails will need special care right from birth. While they don't have teeth yet, it's not too early to start a dental care routine.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Your baby should not wear sunscreen until they are six months old, so keep them out of direct sunlight, especially during warmer months and seek medical attention if they develop a sunburn.</li> <li>In the winter, cover up your baby's skin as much as possible to avoid frostbite.</li> <li>It is important to keep your baby's fingernails well-trimmed so that they do not scratch themselves.</li> <li>Dip a piece of gauze in water and wipe it along your baby’s gums once a day, after your baby’s last feeding.</li></ul>
العناية بالجلد، العناية بالأظافر، والعناية بأسنان الاطفال الحديثي الولادةاالعناية بالجلد، العناية بالأظافر، والعناية بأسنان الاطفال الحديثي الولادةSkin care, nail care, and dental care for newbornsArabicNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)Mouth;Teeth;SkinDermatologic systemHealthy living and preventionAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZFlat ContentHealth A-Z<p>اقرأ عن اهمية رعاية جلد الرضّع، رعاية الاظافر، والعناية بالأسنان. تقدّم نصائح مفيدة للعلاج الاكثر فعالية الممكن.</p>
新生儿的皮肤、指甲和牙科护理新生儿的皮肤、指甲和牙科护理Skin care, nail care and dental care for newbornsChineseSimplifiedNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z000Flat ContentHealth A-Z了解你的新生宝宝所需要的家居健康护理。还讨论了宝宝的抱姿、穿衣、洗澡、牙科护理、指甲和皮肤护理。
新生兒的皮膚、指甲和牙科護理新生兒的皮膚、指甲和牙科護理Skin Care, Nail Care, and Dental Care for NewbornsChineseTraditionalNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z000Flat ContentHealth A-Z瞭解嬰兒皮膚、指甲和牙科護理的重要性。提供一些有效實用的建議。
Cuidado de la piel, cuidado de las uñas e higiene dental de los recién nacidosCCuidado de la piel, cuidado de las uñas e higiene dental de los recién nacidosSkin Care, Nail Care, and Dental Care for NewbornsSpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Lea acerca de la importancia del cuidado de la piel y las uñas y de la higiene dental del lactante. Se brindan aquí consejos útiles para el tratamiento más efectivo posible.</p>
புதிதாகப் பிறந்த குழந்தைகளின் தோல் பராமரிப்பு, நகப் பராமரிப்பு, மற்றும் பற்பராமரிப்புபுதிதாகப் பிறந்த குழந்தைகளின் தோல் பராமரிப்பு, நகப் பராமரிப்பு, மற்றும் பற்பராமரிப்புSkin Care, Nail Care, and Dental Care for NewbornsTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>சிசுக்களில் தோல் பராமரிப்பு, நகப் பராமரிப்பு, மற்றும் பற்பராமரிப்பு எவ்வளவு முக்கியம் என்பதை படித்துப் பார்க்கவும். பலன்தரும் சிகிச்சை தொடர்பான உபயோகமுள்ள குறிப்புகள் தரப்பட்டுள்ளன.</p>
نومولود بچوں کی جلد، ناخنوں اور دانتوں کی حفاظتننومولود بچوں کی جلد، ناخنوں اور دانتوں کی حفاظتSkin Care, Nail Care, and Dental Care for NewbornsUrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z000Flat ContentHealth A-Zشیرخوار کی جلد کی ،ناخنوں کی اور دانتوں کی حفاظت کی اہمیت کے بارے میں پڑھیے۔ ذیادہ موثرعلاج کے بارے میں مشورے دیے گئے ہیں۔
Soin de la peau, soins pour les ongles et soins dentaires pour les nouveau-nésSSoin de la peau, soins pour les ongles et soins dentaires pour les nouveau-nésSkin care, nail care and dental care for newbornsFrenchNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)Mouth;Teeth;SkinDermatologic systemHealthy living and preventionAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z8.0000000000000069.0000000000000428.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en davantage sur l'importance des soins de la peau pour nouveau-né, des soins pour les ongles et des soins dentaires. On y fournit des conseils utiles en ce qui concerne les soins les plus efficaces.</p><p>La peau délicate et les ongles de votre bébé auront besoin de soins particuliers dès la naissance. Bien qu’il n’ait pas encore de dents, vous pouvez entamer une routine de soins dentaires.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Vous ne pouvez pas encore mettre de crème solaire à votre bébé, assurez-vous donc des le garder à l’écart de la lumière directe du soleil, particulièrement à la saison chaude, et consultez un professionnel de la santé s’il attrape un coup de soleil.</li> <li>Pendant l’hiver, couvrez la peau de votre bébé autant que possible afin d’éviter les engelures.</li> <li>Il est important de couper les ongles de votre bébé afin qu’il ne s’égratigne lui-même.</li> <li>Trempez un morceau de gaze dans de l’eau et essuyez les gencives de votre bébé une fois par jour, après sa dernière tétée. </li></ul>

 

 

Maternal & newbornMaternal & newbornMaternal & newbornMEnglishNANewborn (0-28 days)NANANACaregivers Adult (19+)NALanding PageLearning Hub<p>Learn about newborn nutrition, routine care and everyday health issues as well as some common physical and emotional adjustments to life after pregnancy.</p><p>Your baby's first month is an exciting, and sometimes overwhelming, time. Learn about newborn nutrition, routine care and everyday health issues as well as some common physical and emotional adjustments to life after pregnancy.<br></p><br> <div class="asset-video"> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PLjJtOP3StIuVkbNK8jgxFsr8hgmgRzQUG" frameborder="0"></iframe><br></div><p>Above is our baby-focused video playlist. To view other AboutKidsHealth videos, please visit the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/Aboutkidshealth">AboutKidsHealth YouTube channel</a>.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Overview</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about your newborn's body and behaviour and how to keep them safe.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=413&language=English">Newborn babies at birth</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=445&language=English">Newborn baby behaviour</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=436&language=English">Newborn baby safety</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Feeding and nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out about breastfeeding and other nutrition options for your newborn and how to handle spitting up and vomiting.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=439&language=English">Feeding and nutrition of newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=440&language=English">Breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=634&language=English">Breastfeeding: How do you know your baby is getting enough milk?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=442&language=English">Medications, alcohol and cannabis in breastfeeding</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=444&language=English">Formula feeding when you cannot provide breastmilk for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=457&language=English">Spitting up and vomiting</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Caring for your newborn baby</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover how to hold and dress your newborn and manage routine care such as bathtime, diaper changes and dental care.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=435&language=English">Bath time for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=448&language=English">Crying</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=433&language=English">Diapers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=432&language=English">Holding and dressing your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=434&language=English">Skin care, nail care, and dental care for newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=447&language=English">Sleep time</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=425&language=English">Routine health care for newborn babies</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Common health issues in newborn babies</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about some common health issues in newborns, including colic, diaper rash, fever and abnormal stool.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=453&language=English">Health issues in your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=710&language=English">Babies: How can you tell if your baby is ill?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4&language=English">Abnormal-looking stool</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=454&language=English">Behaviour changes in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=461&language=English">Circumcision</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=295&language=English">Colic</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=458&language=English">Constipation and diarrhea in newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=456&language=English">Eye concerns in newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">Fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=459&language=English">Infection in newborn babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=455&language=English">Skin conditions and birthmarks</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">You, your baby and your family</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about recovery after childbirth and the physical and emotional adjustments to life with a newborn.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=450&language=English">Adjusting to your newborn baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=451&language=English">Relationship stress after having a baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=502&language=English">Attachment</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=414&language=English">The postpartum period</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=415&language=English">Childbirth recovery and postpartum care</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=441&language=English">Breast changes and conditions</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=418&language=English">Baby blues and postpartum depression</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Pregnancy_newborn_landing_page.jpgyournewbornhttps://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Logo_chelsea.png<span class="recognition-text">Production and maintenance of these articles were made possible in part by an educational grant provided by the <a href="/Sponsors#chelsea">Chelsea Hotel</a>. SickKids is grateful for the generous support of our corporate partners but does not endorse specific products or services, nor receive any editorial direction from its sponsors.</span>

 

 

Skin care, nail care and dental care for babies434.000000000000Skin care, nail care and dental care for babiesSkin care, nail care and dental care for babiesSEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)Mouth;Teeth;SkinDermatologic systemHealthy living and preventionAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00Z7.5000000000000072.9000000000000606.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about the importance of infant skin care, nail care, and dental care. Useful tips are provided for the most effective treatment possible.</p><p>Your baby's delicate skin and nails will need special care right from birth. While they don't have teeth yet, it's not too early to start a dental care routine.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Your baby should not wear sunscreen until they are six months old, so keep them out of direct sunlight, especially during warmer months and seek medical attention if they develop a sunburn.</li> <li>In the winter, cover up your baby's skin as much as possible to avoid frostbite.</li> <li>It is important to keep your baby's fingernails well-trimmed so that they do not scratch themselves.</li> <li>Dip a piece of gauze in water and wipe it along your baby’s gums once a day, after your baby’s last feeding.</li></ul><h2>Skin care</h2><p>Your baby’s skin is very thin and fragile, and it needs special protection at any time of the year. Your baby should not wear sunscreen until they are about six months old, so make sure to keep them out of direct sunlight, especially in the warmer months and between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. In summer, make sure they wear a wide-brimmed hat to protect their face. If your baby does develop a sunburn, seek medical attention right away. </p><p>In winter, make sure to keep your newborn baby warm, and cover up their skin as much as possible to prevent frostbite. Use a humidifier to keep the air in their room moist, but make sure to keep the device clean to prevent the build-up of mould. Mould can be transmitted into the air and cause respiratory problems. </p><h2>Nail care</h2><p>Even though your baby’s fingernails are tiny, soft and thin, they can still cause damage to their face if they are in the habit of scratching. Therefore, it is important to keep their fingernails well-trimmed. When using a nail clipper, push the pad of their finger away from the nail as you cut, in order to avoid cutting their finger. Using a nail clipper on your baby may seem daunting at first, so if you feel uncomfortable, try filing down their nails with an emery board. </p><p>Your baby’s nails will grow much faster than you might expect. Their fingernails will probably need trimming once or twice a week. </p><h2>Dental care</h2><p>Your newborn baby should not have any teeth yet, but it is still a good time to begin a dental care regimen. Simply dip a piece of gauze in water and wipe it along your baby’s gums. Try to do this once a day, after your baby’s last feeding. </p><p>Some newborn babies are born with one or two teeth. If this is the case for your baby, make sure to brush their teeth with a soft baby toothbrush. Do this a couple of times per day: after the first and last feedings.</p><p>Once your baby starts teething, make sure to brush their teeth with a soft baby toothbrush. Do this a couple of times per day: after the first and last feedings.</p><p>Toothpaste is not necessary for babies under six months of age, and may lead to overdosing of fluoride. </p><p>Another way to avoid tooth decay is to refrain from giving your baby a bottle as a pacifier or in bed at night. Giving your baby a bottle of milk at night may cause permanent damage to their teeth when they do come in. If your baby has come to rely on having a bottle at night, fill it with water instead of milk. </p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/skin_care_nail_care_newborn.jpgSkin care, nail care and dental care for babiesFalse

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