- Physical education and massage
Every month, the child becomes more active. Now he trying to start walking, chatting a lot and exploring the world around him.
Nutrition for a 9-month-old baby is still five times a day.
The first feeding is on awakening, the second on time going to bed. Continue to breast-feed your baby if there is a possibility. This is best done at first food.
The total amount of food per day should be approximately 1l The child should drink the same amount of fluid per day. It is best to give it purified water or herbal teas.
At this time, you can begin to introduce the following products:
- Vegetable oil. It is necessary to add to mashed potatoes. Start with pairs of drops and gradually increase the amount to 1 teaspoon in a day.
- Butter. About 1 teaspoonful can be added to porridge spoon. The main goal in this case is to increase energy the value of the dish. It should be natural cream butter without any additives. If your baby is overweight, then this component is best excluded.
- Bread and bakery products. You can give a small piece brown bread without a crust or a slightly dried loaf. Also permissible drying without additives.
At this time, several products can already be combined with preparing meals for the baby.
At this age, sleep with a total duration of up to 14 hours a day. At night, the baby sleeps for about 10 hours without a break. The remaining 4 hours are in the afternoon sleep. Happy child must sleep twice, with a break of 2.5-3 hours.
These are sample recommendations. Many children sleep in this age of three times per day. And for some, the total duration of daytime sleep increases to 5 hours. It only means that the child is not can stay awake for a long time and get very tired. All this also is the norm. Stick to this schedule if convenient to you and the baby.
However, if you notice that the child goes to bed during the day much more often and his dream lasts just half an hour, then this speaks of sleep disturbance. In this case, you need to:
- eliminate the causes of arousal. Perhaps in the room where he sleeps the child is too noisy or is disturbed by adult conversations;
- try to stay awake.
The child, as before, needs daily bathing. Total the duration of the procedure should be at least half an hour. The water in the bathroom should be about 37 degrees, and for dousing, you can use water a couple of degrees colder. Bathing is best before bedtime.
Make sure that the child does not get water in the ears and nose. At If necessary, you can use a special circle. In order to bathing was a fun and long-awaited procedure, buy a baby various toys for games in the bathroom.
In the morning hygiene procedures should enter:
- face wash;
- nose and ear cleaning;
- cleaning the oral cavity with a special brush without tooth pastes;
The key to a healthy and sound sleep of the baby will be regular walks. Try to give them at least 2 hours twice a day. In summer, you can extend your outdoor stay to 5 o’clock. At this age, it is very important for a child to communicate with others children. Try to take walks in the playgrounds.
Physical education and massage
At this age, you should continue all massage procedures, previously performed by you. Massage your chest, back, buttocks and legs. Be sure to start by stroking, then go to rubbing and palpating, complete with stroking.
Breast massage should be done using vibrational movements. hands. Time for this must be allocated daily. Besides, massage can be performed even during an evening swim.
At the age of 9 months, most babies try to start walking. and actively stand up. It is especially important during this period to continue do daily gymnastics. It is necessary to strengthen the back of the baby and his legs. The most effective exercise is to bend and leg extension. Overstrain baby best removed by massage or water treatments.
All of these recommendations and guidelines are indicative. Always look at the reaction of the baby and his behavior after making adjustments to the daily routine.