Mar 23, 2011

Baby Oral Hygiene

Note: Here you have only advices: See your Dentist reliable before using any medication.

*Mixture to clean the baby's mouth
- 1 tablespoon of hydrogen peroxide of 10 volumes
- 3 tablespoons of water boiled or filtered

Caution: Never use hydrogen peroxide more than indicated.

Several types of bacteria causes dental caries,, an infectious disease that passes from one person to another.

Then you have to avoid some bad habits, like giving food to the baby in the same spoon that someone else is eating, not kissing on the mouth and never let the baby suck nipple and pacifiers shared with other children. Your defenses are not the same as an adult.

The cleaning of the baby's mouth should be performed even before the onset of the first teeth. After each feeding the mother should moisten the tip of a diaper or cheesecloth into a previously prepared mixture* and gently massage the gums, cheek, tongue and palate baby. At birth the teeth, brushing is required with super-soft toothbrush without toothpaste. Never add sugar in juice, tea or milk and avoid the night feedings, the main reason for the call "bottle caries"

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criz mother of the bride said...

Muito interessante. Parabéns pelo blog! xoxoxo

thekingpin68 said...

'Your defenses are not the same as an adult.'

Good points, Adelle.

Blessings this weekend to you and family.