We are in the hottest months of the year and the care of your newborn must be reinforced to avoid risks such as heat stroke, dehydration or insect bites.
newborns do not drink water, since your hydration depends on your diet and should always be on demand. If you are breastfeeding, you will notice that your baby will ask for breast on more occasions. Offer him whenever he asks you, depending on your thirst and hunger needs.
When the temperature is high, newborns do not need more clothes than adults, so don't overdress him. You have to prevent them from suffering a heat stroke, What is the main risk in summer?. You must be aware of its temperature, and if it is higher than 38º, you must hydrate it, give him a bath of always lukewarm water and go to the pediatrician as soon as possible.
If it's too hot, it is enough that you wear a bodysuit or a light cotton or linen garment, which are breathable and hypoallergenic. Until you walk you don't need to wear shoes. What's more, We advise you to take a sheet with you in case the temperature changes to cover it.
The skin of the newborn is very delicate, so you should use only products appropriate to their age. Watch out for the sun, you can protect your skin with a sunscreen specific to him.
In summer it is time for mosquitoes and other insects. Some bites can be dangerous for babies. Protect your crib and your car with a mosquito net. Remember, in the summer months the most important thing is that your baby is hydrated, do not expose it directly to the sun and do not overdress it.