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Normal newborn baby care and development


Normal Newborn Baby Care

Borneo Hospital in Thane understands the critical importance of providing exceptional care to newborn babies. The first few weeks of a baby's life are crucial for their growth and development. That is why Borneo Hospital offers comprehensive newborn care services to ensure your baby receives the best possible start.

Importance of Professional Care For Newborns:

Professional care for newborns is important for their health, growth, and well-being. It helps detect and prevent health issues, monitors development milestones, administers vaccinations, supports breastfeeding and nutrition, educates and guides parents, facilitates early intervention for developmental concerns, and promotes emotional well-being.

Types of Newborn Care

  • Medical care
  • Pediatric check-ups
  • Vaccinations and immunizations
  • Neonatal intensive care
  • Feeding and nutrition support
  • Newborn screening tests
  • Monitoring growth and development
  • Parental education and support
  • Sleep and safe sleep practices
  • Emotional and psychological support.

Essential Newborn Care

Essential newborn care includes:

  • Thermal care to maintain the baby's body temperature.
  • Immediate drying and skin-to-skin contact promote bonding and regulate the baby's temperature.
  • Eye care to prevent infections, usually with the application of eye ointment.
  • Administering vitamin K injection to prevent bleeding.
  • Initiating breastfeeding within the first hour of birth.
  • Ensuring proper hygiene and cleanliness during diaper changes.
  • Providing a safe sleep environment, following recommended guidelines.
  • Monitoring the baby's vital signs, such as heart rate and breathing.
  • Identifying any potential signs of illness or complications and seeking appropriate medical attention.
  • Guiding newborn bathing, grooming, and basic hygiene practices.

Feeding and Nutrition For Newborns:

Proper nutrition is vital for the healthy growth and development of newborns. At Borneo Hospital, we provide guidance and support for breastfeeding mothers. Our lactation consultants assist with latching techniques, positioning, and addressing breastfeeding concerns. Our healthcare professionals provide guidance on safe and proper formula preparation for mothers who choose formula feeding.

Proper Hygiene Practices:

Newborns have delicate immune systems and need protection against infections. We know the importance of maintaining proper hygiene . Our staff follows stringent protocols for hand hygiene, disinfection, and sterilization to ensupracticesre your baby's clean and safe environment.

Ensuring Adequate Sleep for Newborns:

Newborns need plenty of sleep to support their growth and development. Wel creates a conducive environment for newborns to sleep peacefully. Our experienced staff will guide you in creating a comfortable sleeping environment for your baby and establishing healthy sleep patterns.

Monitoring And Assessing Newborn Health:

Regularly monitoring and assessing a newborn's health is crucial to identify potential issues early on. We use advanced monitoring techniques to track your baby's vital signs, growth, and development. We conduct thorough physical examinations and screenings to ensure your baby's well-being.

Common Concerns and Troubleshooting:

As new parents, it is natural to have concerns and questions about your baby's health. Borneo Hospital provides guidance and support to address common concerns such as diaper rash, colic, and feeding difficulties. Our healthcare professionals are available to answer your questions and offer effective solutions.

Our Consultants

Dr. Anurag Gupta

Speciality: Neonatology

Designation: Consultant Neonatalogist


Dr. Niteen N. Madrewar

Speciality: Neonatology

Designation: Neonatologist


Dr. Digambar Tendulkar

Speciality: Neonatology

Designation: Neonatologist


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