Children in the bath: the rules and nuances
To accustom the baby to the broom and steam room can be from an early age. However, the benefit of bath procedures will bring only if parents will comply with important rules.
The bath should be led by healthy children only and only after consultation with the pediatrician. For children under six months bath procedures - complete taboo! Grudnichka body can simply not cope with the increased load on the cardiovascular system. An introduction to bannomu ritual is best to start with a sauna: with low humidity high temperature it is transferred much easier than in a Russian bath. Only in the early school age can go to her children. Encourage your child to bath gradually, and the duration of the first visits to the sauna should be limited to 3-5 minutes. Always inflate pairs monitor the child slowly and carefully. If he turned pale, immediately remove it from the steam room and give a drink of water. Under no circumstances should a child not to whip broom. You can only pat them gently baby's body. Do not allow a child after the steam room to swim in the pool - will be enough to douse it with warm water. After these procedures, be sure to wrap the baby dry with a towel. Make sure that in the bath there was no draft. Never leave a child alone in the bath for a minute! It is mandatory in his shoes slippers and cover your head a special shower cap. It is unacceptable to float the child in the event that he has an acute infectious disease, digestive problems, heart or headaches. Pediatricians do not get tired to say that during the sauna could aggravate certain diseases - from colds to skin. The notion that the steam bath is good to warm the baby sore throat or a cold nose, does not hold water. Under the influence of high-temperature swelling only intensify. In addition, in the bath there is a risk of drafts and, oddly enough, hypothermia. That is why it can be considered only as a prophylactic. Meanwhile, the sauna is an ideal place for aromatherapy: it drip a little bit of essential oil on the hot stones. If a child is often a cold, fit an orange oil, lemon, bergamot and conifers. Let the kid for two or three minutes, get some healing aromatic air. Treat with understanding the sense of the child if he is fiercely resistant to hike in the bath, do not insist. Wait a moment, perhaps he himself will soon take the initiative and ask you to take it with you. It is imperative that in his first visit to the steam room kid alone crossed its threshold. There should be no compulsion!