Novice Parents Lesson 1: Learn to Communicate with Babies

The baby has been communicating with the world since he made his first cry.

Babies will know their families by feeling their parents’ voices and touching them. Quickly get to know the world through their feelings. As the closest person to the baby, Parents must understand the language of the newborn, To guide him to better understand the world. To understand the baby’s crying at the beginning, The cry of the newborn seemed to be a star language outside the door. However, unconsciously, The parents learned the language, In turn, it can meet the needs of the baby in time. Crying is the way babies are born to communicate. The crying of newborns generally means that they need the help of their parents: Hungry, urinated, etc. Sometimes different cries express different needs: when hungry, the cries are short and low-pitched, while the baby’s mouth will purse slightly and be ready to suck at any time. Pull, pee, The cry will be more ferocious, Sometimes there will be limb twists. Unconsciously, According to the baby’s crying, To meet the different needs of the baby. When the baby cries, Please respond to his needs in a timely manner, Don’t worry that too much attention will spoil the baby. Newborn children don’t know how to use crying to [direct] others. His crying must be a sign of a problem, Maybe I’m hungry, I need to change diapers, I’m cold, It could also be colic. Either way, When my parents heard the cry, Be sure to check in time. If there is no obvious reason for what, You can try to hold him in your arms and comfort him softly. This is the earliest communication between parents and the baby. Let the baby feel safe, which is more conducive to the development of his character in the future. There are various ways to calm the crying baby: some babies will stabilize their emotions due to exercise, such as being held back and forth in the room. Some will respond to sound, such as light music or the hum of vacuum cleaners. Some babies will calm down as long as they are held in their arms. There are great differences between different children. Every parent should spend some energy to understand the baby’s preferences in the initial period. Sometimes abnormal crying may also be the baby’s illness, uncomfortable eyes, or entanglement of fingers and toes by thread ends on clothes. When no matter how to coax the baby to calm down, Be sure to check it carefully, Feeling something was wrong, Seek medical treatment in time. Take the initiative to communicate with the baby. In addition to actively responding to the baby’s crying, Parents should also take the initiative to communicate with their babies, Talk to the baby whenever you have the chance, Tell him a story, Show him all kinds of toys, A familiar voice will give him a sense of security. Although the baby does not understand that his parents are talking about what at this time, But he can distinguish between people’s speech and other voices. Careful observation, When the baby heard his parents talking, It is different from hearing other sounds. When the baby is older, He may adjust his body, make various facial expressions, or dance excitedly when listening to his parents. These are all steps to establish the parent-child connection between parents and the baby. Don’t think the child is too young and ignorant. In fact, your parent-child communication starts from the birth of the baby.