You will need
- Blanket, tape, changing table
First, select the blanket. The material from which it is made, is to choose, based on the time of year when the baby is born and the climate where you live. Comfortable temperature for a newborn, dressed in a cotton knit, created in a light woolen blanket or Afghan at a temperature of 20 degrees. On an autumn walk it is necessary to acquire a more dense wool, feather or synthetic duvet. It is best if it is easy then to wrap a child into it will be easier. If the child winter warm cotton blankets do not. In extreme cold, the baby may be advanced to cover the down blanket.
By choosing the blanket, pick him the ribbon, which you tie it to. The custom to wrap newborn bright ribbon - christening belt - came to us from ancient Rus and wore a magical sense. And color ribbons blue for boys and red for girls was introduced by the tsarist Romanov family. Band ligation should be broad, not slippery, otherwise it will come loose, and long enough to be able to tie a lush bow.
Now wrap the baby in a blanket. On the changing table, put the tape so that on both sides there were ends of equal length. On top of the tape to lay out a blanket one of the corners upstairs. Blanket rolling out a diaper area with lace, which should coincide with the upper corner of the blanket. The child in the diaper, put the head into the top corner of the blanket. Put it so that after you wrap the baby, socks, diapers could cover his face. The blanket first, tuck the legs the bottom corner, then right and left. Do not push too tight, but don't loosen much. Wrapping the newborn, tie a bundle of the prepared ribbon. If it's cold outside, on top of the lace area you can close a child's face and the free edge of the blanket. You can go for a walk.
Looking at the variety of children's products, decide for yourself – for what specific goals you intend to purchase a blanket. If you want to choose a blanket for a newborn directly for discharge from the hospital, the decisive factor may well be the appearance and not the degree of its warmth. It is clear that it is not very practical: need to buy things that you will use only fifteen minutes.
But when you buy blankets for the newborn, parents need to know a few rules. First, it should be warm and at the same time easy, and secondly, it should be of hypoallergenic material, so as not to provoke the baby has allergies. Cotton quilts, of course, warm, but very heavy for a newborn. Under a blanket so the baby is likely to sleep badly. It is best to choose a blanket filled with padding polyester, hollofayber or komforel.