• Early years practitioners must follow the policies and procedures of the setting when changing nappies. • Practitioners must ensure they wear disposable plastic aprons and gloves when changing nappies. • Practitioners should engage with the baby or young child to ensure the process is as pleasant as possible, and so that the child does not become distressed. • Practitioners should make note of any abnormalities when changing a nappy and should inform the supervisor and parent. Toilet Training • Encourages children to develop independence.
3. While feeding the baby with a bottle, make sure that the bottle is tilted in such a way that the entire nipple is filled and there is no space for air. 4. If your baby still has problem passing gas and is crying uncontrollably in spite of trying the above home remedies, you should consult your pediatrician immediately. Breastfeeding Mothers can prevent Gas If your baby is exclusively on breastfeed, you need to include certain foods in your diet to prevent gas formation in your
• Washing hands – All services should have policies and procedures implemented within their program to encourage good hygiene such as washing hands, educators should role model these practises and teach the children when it’s appropriate to wash their hands, such as after they have been to the toilet, before and after meal times, and if they are sick to prevent the spread of infection through droplets in the air. Also educators need to be washing their hands before and after administering medication and changing children’s nappies, wiping snotty noses, dealing with bodily fluids and also wearing gloves as a barrier to prevent infection spreading. (Canberra, 2012) • Cleaning – All toys, surfaces and equipment in the service should be regularly cleaned and disinfected with warm soapy water, this helps prevent the spread of germs as depending on the age of the children they often go through stages of putting things in their mouths, and by cleaning floors and surfaces will help to keep dust and general dirt and grime to a minimum and also prevent the spread of infections. •
By this I mean, my diapers are stocked and the floor only has the mats on it. All toys are picked up and put in place. I want the best for each child that comes through my door and strive for excellences in the classroom. If I would have been teaching my students back twenty years ago, I would have probably told the students no you cannot have something and left it at that, not understanding that I might be hurting the child ‘s feelings. Now I find other ways in saying no in which it does not upset the child.
If you set a bed time, stick to it! Whenever your child gets out of bed and throws a tantrum calmly walk them back to their bed without saying a word. This lets them know that you are serious and eventually they will give in. • Ignore the Tantrums If you’re child isn’t in any danger or in need of special attention then chances are they just want some attention. Toddlers are still learning how to voice their concerns and sometimes the best way for them to do so is to scream it out.
It will help the skin to breathe and protect the skin from UV rays. It should be used regularly before stepping out of the house. It will help to cover the skin and protect it. The use of sunscreen before stepping out of the house is useful for the skin. It is essential to make the skin healthy.
To build positive relationships with the children there are many things I personally would do to help myself and the child create a bond. When I interact with the child, I would always make sure I get down to the child’s level. In my room, you tend to find that you are always on the floor whether it’s sitting up to talk to the children or lying down trying to encourage those non-mobile babies to crawl! In the baby unit the child’s speech is mainly babbling and some simple sentences depending on the child’s age. Therefore when a child comes up and starts babbling to me, I wouldn’t ignore it, I would smile, and wait for the child to finish then I would begin talking back to the child or even copying the child.
Say for example- if your infant is lying on his tummy and has already developed head control, then try hanging a toy a little above his head. In order to grab the toy, your child will be encouraged to back up. Next, he will try to figure out how to take the weight off his hands while keeping his height and slowly learn to sit up. Make sure that you perform this exercise on a cushiony surface, under complete guidance. While this trick is super helpful in motivating some babies, others tend to get bothered and irritated.
Why does he do this? What to do when you cry? How to distinguish a normal cry from another that indicates discomfort or health problem? Knowing the answers to these questions can help you avoid anxieties. Getting home with baby: reality The parents dream about the return of motherhood is that your baby sleep all night, gorgotee happy when awake and barely complain a little when you feel hungry.