To cut or not to cut the baby in a year
Surprisingly tenacious other customs, inherited from our ancestors. And it is not so easy to resist an authoritative statement of the grandmother-in-law, "I raised three, and yet no one died." However, on the threshold of the millennium, largely thanks to the information revolution, more and more young mothers wonder about the validity of certain traditions.
Over the past decade there has been a serious tendency to refute many myths associated with breastfeeding, complementary feeding, sleeping, swaddled, treatment, education of children. These issues are being actively discussed, and most of the young mothers, familiarize yourself with all the "pros" and "cons", you can choose for yourself and your child only the right for their position on a particular issue. Currently, in our country is increasingly developing the movement of "natural parenting". Its basic idea is a natural in the upbringing and care of the child. Question haircut baby, of course, not as principled as feeding or toddler training, but in many respects his decision depends on which group of moms you belong: the traditionalists, based on the signs and customs of the older generations, or "estestvennits" that put in cornerstone convenience and comfort of the child. In the first case, the answer to the question "to cut or not to cut the baby in a year", in fact, it is not necessary. Of course, cut. But nevertheless it is necessary to protect the baby. Take him to a specialized children's hair salon, haircuts process where careful attention to detail: the child at the time of shearing zavlekut cartoons, will be planted in the playing chair themselves experts can make the process of shearing the least uncomfortable and frightening than it can happen at home. And then, perhaps, your family piggy bank not filled up with stories exciting story about how "the whole family of his son kept his head, cut his dad and grandfather dancing, but in the end still have to shave." However, your child will definitely look much better, and new reasons for tears and disbelief native appears. If in your environment There is a tradition, according to which the haircut should do godparents, just invite them along to the hairdresser, so that they could cut off a few locks in accordance with the recommendations of the hairdresser and the model of the future hairstyles. If you are guided around the convenience of the child, the question to cut or not to cut the kid a certain date is not worth it for you. There may be a few guidelines that should adhere to. The first of these - the need for most haircuts. As already known, the myth that the hair after a haircut becomes thicker and thicker, is not well founded. Just with age fluff hair is replaced by the adults. Haircut only opens hairs, hidden beneath the first gun. The density and quality of the hair is due to the number of hair follicles, laid down genetically. Usually, the hair becomes thicker and thicker to year, so there was a tradition shear down at this age. If, however, a year of your baby at the roots still the same down, it just goes to show that the hair will grow a bit later, but it's definitely going to happen. So that the hair to be cut only when it has grown greatly hinder and child. Hairdressers are not advised to shave children, as hair follicles still frail and can be damaged. This is followed to assess the readiness baby to such procedures. If your child is calm, I enjoy new things and willing to give of yourself to take care, and do not expect major problems with the first haircut. If he is reluctant to give cut nails and nervous at the sight of a comb, do not expose it to additional stress. Even if the hairs climb in the eyes, a full cut is postponed - only sostrig extra strands from his forehead while sleeping or bathing when your child plays with enthusiasm, or turn cut into a fun, but safe game. And in any case, it is necessary to remember a few rules. Child during haircut should be comfortable, relaxed and fun. Therefore, during a visit to the hairdresser should be administered in the period of the day when the baby slept, fed and set to play. If possible, show your child the positive video where shear child. It would be great if you go with your child and someone from the adult to his barber, that he saw there cut their mother, and how she likes it. Say it now and it will be just like an adult. During haircuts try to captivate the baby quiet game: count with his fingers, show harvested striking new image for him, tell rhyme. And most importantly, stay yourself in a calm frame of mind. This will help your child understand that he is safe.