It’s much easier to take care of your baby after buying a playpen

It’s much easier to take care of your baby after buying a playpen

One-year-old Xiaobao has slowly begun to master the skill of walking, so she spends most of her time crawling and walking around. Home is a fun playground for her. Last night, when she wanted to stand up and get the toys on the table, she slipped and fell forward. By chance, her gum hit the corner of the table, causing a wound and bleeding. Fortunately, she hadn't grown teeth yet, so No damage to the teeth.

After experiencing this incident, Bao's father suggested that I buy a playpen in the evening so that the children could play in the playpen. This way the children would have an activity area and avoid such an accident from happening again. In the end, after I analyzed the pros and cons to him, we just decided to replace the children's socks with non-slip socks.

1. Why are baby fences so popular?

Speaking of baby playpens, all mothers are familiar with them. They do play an important role in preventing accidents for babies, so dads will think of them as soon as possible after their children are injured.

After the baby learns to crawl, he has to explore the surrounding environment every day. Faced with the baby that starts to crawl, the pressure on the parents will also increase greatly. The main reason is that they are afraid of the child having an accident, and they are also worried that the baby will cause damage to the home, and they themselves will have to Spend time and effort tidying up.

Children who have just learned to crawl are very interested in things they can see or get, and they like to use their mouths to explore the features of things, and they also lack control over their bodies. Because they don't know what is fragile or precious, they can easily tear out the crab claws you have worked so hard to raise, or break glasses or handicrafts.

10-month-old babies are already very interested in crawling. They are very good at climbing steps or climbing to a height of 40 centimeters, but they are often attracted by other things while crawling, making them forget where they are. , if you turn around or step back, you are likely to fall. Confining children to a safe area sounds like a good choice, so many parents choose playpens.

Foldable Baby Fence with House Baby Playpen and Matching Toys

2. Should the mother buy a baby playpen?

Although a playpen can save you effort and prevent accidents, these problems should not be solved this way. In addition to the dangers of playpens themselves, we also need to understand the importance of exploration for toddlers.

After babies learn to crawl, their daily exploration of the surrounding environment plays an important role in their growth and development. The word "pen" means confining the baby to a small area. Although it protects him from attacks by other children in the family and from dangerous elements in the home, it also prevents him from moving around.

Early childhood education experts once observed hundreds of babies in pens and finally concluded that all babies will become bored after staying in them for 20 minutes at most. It is a poor way to raise babies to let them feel bored. Although many businesses call the baby playpen a "baby's playground", it is essentially a playpen.

It is inevitable for a crawling baby to create chaos at home. If a 10-month-old baby has the ability to make a mess at home, this is actually a good sign, because the development of new abilities goes hand in hand with the baby's need to explore. , so we tirelessly explore the environment. If the baby is not interested in exploring the environment at all, it is best for parents to take the child to see a doctor to determine whether there are other factors affecting the baby. Because all babies will show a strong desire to explore the environment, unless the child is unhealthy.

If parents give their crawling babies the opportunity to explore and allow their children to crawl around, they will definitely have to spend time and energy tidying up the room. It makes sense logically, because during the long period of time before he could not crawl, the baby could only watch the things he was interested in and had no choice but to do anything. He had a strong expectation to explore.

3. If there is a crawling baby at home, what should parents do?

A baby who is free to explore at home rarely feels bored, but there is nothing to keep him interested for a long time because he has too much to see and do. The baby at this stage is an "observer" and will spend a lot of time observing various objects.

1. Allow the baby to move freely

Even a small home is a very rich environment for children. Allowing babies to explore as they wish is a natural and effective way to cultivate children's curiosity. Exploring as you wish also allows your baby to constantly cope with physical challenges and develop better in motor development.

Rather than confining the baby in a small fenced space, it is better to identify potential dangers in the home and avoid them. Things that are not allowed to play should not be allowed to appear where the baby can reach them. For example, scissors should be in the toolbox, knives and forks should be in the kitchen, and the thermos bottle should be out of the baby's reach.

2. Provide suitable toys for your baby

① Children at this stage will have great interest in "hand-eye" toys, which means that the baby can operate them by themselves and can see the interesting changes that occur after their own operation. For example, if there is a mechanism or button, the baby only needs to press it, and the toy lid will open and a cute doll will pop out.

②Balls can also bring endless fun to children. The baby’s favorite toys in the first two years are various balls. You can buy the baby’s first ball that is inflated and not easy to break. It is a very interesting activity for the baby to pick it up and throw it, observe its trajectory, and then try to pick it back up.

③Cardboard books are also very good toys. Babies can bite the books to satisfy their mouth’s desire to explore, and they can turn the pages to satisfy their “hand-eye” skills. You can also tell them about the things on the picture. Board books can satisfy the baby’s many needs. kind of interest.

④ There are also many toys that do not require money to buy, and they are also the favorites of babies. You can leave some plastic bottles, plastic spoons, egg-shaped containers, spools and other small things on weekdays, as long as there is no coating on the outside and there are no small things that are easy to fall off. Parts and everything can be taken to the baby to play with. Because there are so many types of these things, babies will spend a lot of time studying them and are very interested in them without spending any money. Children at this stage are also interested in pots and kettles, but the only drawback is that they are too noisy.

Sometimes things that interest babies may be boring to adults, such as opening and closing drawers, picking up crumbs from the floor, and playing with packaging boxes. At the stage when children should be exploring, let them explore every corner of the home as freely as possible. All parents need to do is step back behind them and appreciate their children's "play value."

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