Tips for your baby to sleep safe and pharmacy products

Tips for your baby to sleep safe and pharmacy products

Be careful when your baby sleeps at night.Sudden or sudden death is the main cause of death of babies under 1 year and in the United States thousands of children die for this cause annually.Currently, "the rates of sudden infant death syndrome (SMSL) have dropped considerably since doctors began to recommend that you lay down babies from side or mouth to reduce the probability of the problem," explains Medline Plus.

Also, babies between 2 and 4 months of age are more likely to suffer SMSL and this affects more boys than girls in winter.

In this article we tell you what are the main causes of sudden death in babies, how to prevent them and what products are available in pharmacies to favor sleep quality.

What causes the sudden death of infant?

Medline Plus experts highlight a series of factors that can increase the risk of sudden death:

How to sleep for sure a baby?

La Academia Americana de Pediatría (AAP) ha publicado una serie de recomendaciones para dormir seguro a un bebé y reducir el riesgo de muerte súbita:

  1. Coloca al bebé boca arriba, al menos hasta el primer año de edad. Esta posición no aumenta el riesgo de asfixia.
  2. Utiliza una superficie firme para dormir.
  3. Alimenta al bebé con lactancia materna siempre que sea posible.
  4. Los niños deben dormir en la habitación de los padres, pero en una cama separada durante el primer año. Obligatoriamente en los primeros seis meses.
  5. Retira de la superficie de la cama objetos blandos y ropa de cama.
  6. Dale un chupete durante la siesta y al acostarse.
  7. Evita: exponerlos al humo y consumir alcohol y drogas durante el embarazo y tras el nacimiento. Además hay que eludir el sobrecalentamiento y gorros para dormir en la cabeza de los bebés.
  8. Las mujeres embarazadas deben recibir atención prenatal de forma regular.
  9. Los bebés deben ser vacunados de acuerdo con el programa recomendado.
  10. No utilices dispositivos no recomendados para el sueño seguro, tales como cuñas y posicionadores.
  11. Los monitores cardiorrespiratorios en casa no reducen el riesgo de muerte prematura del lactante.
  12. Tienes que supervisar el tiempo que pasa boca abajo mientras el bebé está despierto para ayudar al desarrollo y reducir al mínimo la plagiocefalia posicional: “Jugar boca abajo, dormir boca arriba”.
  13. No hay evidencia de que los pañales reduzcan el riesgo de muerte prematura del lactante.

Consejos para que tu bebé duerma seguro y productos de farmacia

You must also follow the recommendations of your pediatrician, neonatologist or health professional and neonatal intensive care units, to reduce the risk of premature death related to sleep.

What products are in pharmacies?

In pharmacy you can find the following products (without the need for medical recipe) to improve your baby's dream such as cotton muslin, infusions, syrups composed of melisa, passionflower and chamomile, food supplements to melatonin and magnesium base, etc..

Muselin are large gauze, made with open -plot fabric, they are quite light and very breathable.They are also manufactured with organic, conventional or bamboo cotton.In recent years, muslinas have become quite fashionable but their origin remote to the Middle Ages.The muslin fabric was born in Mosul, Iraq, the Venetian merchants began to negotiate with this fabric in their eastern trade and in France it took the name of Mousselina.

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