Your uterus has a warm and cozy place, so your child will need time to adapt to the different sounds and sensations that offers him a life outside of your body.As the first week, second week entire life baby will spend most of the time in a dream.
What will happen to the child?
So far, the only way of communication for your child is crying, it gives you an idea of what he wants to - eat, sleep, a diaper change, or simply to be with you.You can also communicate with him by voice and touch.Now your baby can recognize your voice among others and react to sounds (you can check this, rattle pogremev - the child will focus on the toy).And your touching, stroking, kissing and massazhik - essential for a feeling that my mother next to him.
Remember that a two-week baby is very easy to overheat and supercooled, because of what he might be anxiety, dehydration and fever.
Usually, by the end of 2nd week child recovers the weight they lost in the first few days of life.In 90% of infants in this week
This week the baby's stool becomes mushy and yellow, and the number of bowel movements is reduced to 3 - 5 times a day.
newborn baby during the first two weeks of his life could face the newborn jaundice - a condition where it has yellow skin.This condition is due to the immaturity of the baby baking, but usually it passes within 10 - 14 days.
What will happen to my mother?
If you instead of happiness motherhood experience fatigue and depression, become moody and irritable - not in a hurry to get upset too soon!More than half of mothers of newborns are faced with conditions in the first weeks after birth.It's - easy postpartum depression, which should gradually go (but if you feel that your condition is aggravated every day, you may need a doctor's help!).
Lack of sleep, recovery from childbirth, newborn care, the lack of experience with babies, and the lack of sufficient assistance can make the first month of your mother is very difficult and stressful.The enormous hormonal changes that occur in a woman's body after giving birth, can greatly affect your mood, especially if in the past you have had PMS (premenstrual syndrome).
Share your feelings with people you love and trust - with your husband, parents or other relatives, a close friend or psychotherapist.Ask your household to take part of your responsibilities at home, and her husband - to help you with the care of the baby.So you will not be left alone with his problem, and do not give a banal fatigue develop into severe postpartum depression.
Vykroyte a little time for yourself.The two-week child is already quite possible to stand on the street, so let your husband (or grandmother) will walk with your child, and you at this time of rest at home, go to a friend, go shopping or simply take a relaxing bath.
If discomfort persist for more than two weeks, inform your doctor.You may have postpartum depression (PD) - a serious disease whose causes are not completely understood.The symptoms of PD include extreme anxiety, panic attacks, changes in eating habits (overeating or loss of appetite), insomnia, and the emergence of thoughts hurt yourself or the baby.
Child on second week of life becomes more demanding creature, so in addition to the basic rules of care for them, try a little more time on communication - talk, read stories, sing songs, play, make baby massage - in the future you will get a great result!