‘Love your baby but do not hurt your baby’.
Physical fitness is the basis of the dynamic and creative intellectual activity. The most sensitive and caring issues are how to keep your baby healthy and physically fit. Although diet plays an important role to keep your baby active but, on the other hand, there is another issue which is almost ignored by everyone. This issue is all about how to carry or lift your baby because unconsciously we hurt our baby when we lift it up.
These are the following noticeable harmful ways for baby body fitness during lifting and carrying him.
Wrong ways of carrying or playing with a baby
- Baby joints are very sensitive. When we lift it up by holding its hands is an absolutely wrong way because the whole body weight keeps downward and it is just like we are dragging something. This way can damage shoulder joint and even put stress on his wrist and elbow joint.
- Playing with the baby is having a good impact on its overall body fitness but you should keep in mind these few precautions. First to keep safe it from any kind of stress and injuries. For example, we like to swing our baby by holding his both hands to please it but it becomes the worst scenario because unconsciously we hurt our baby by putting stress on deltoids and shoulders.
Take Care of Baby Fitness: The Right Ways of Carrying, Lifting and Holding a Baby
A good approach always keeps your baby settle in comfortable position.
Wearing Your Baby
Probably, it sounds funny ‘wearing your baby’ but it actually means how can your carry your baby while doing your work. You can lift and carry your baby to your front side and even on the back side too.
Holding from a Rib Portion
It is a good way to hold your baby first from his rib portion then lift upward because when you lift your baby from the ribs you do not exert any extra stress on a particular joint.
People adopt different styles and techniques to lift and carrying their babies according to their availabilities such as woven wraps, back wrap cross carry, secure high back carry, front carry (facing forward), Hip carry and Do it all carries. The right ways of lifting and carrying your baby are also important for your own health, especially for a mother. It’s true at initial stages your child wants more physically attachments and you have to hold, lift and cuddle all the times but later on, you must be careful because your baby weight increases rapidly and daily lifting of your babies with wrong ways can affect your health such as back pain due to a wrong posture. It is better to follow proper ways to keep you and your child healthy.