How do you know that the baby is healthy

After childbearing, parents may feel fear because the possibility of a newborn infecting some diseases, and to check on the health of the child, there are some signs that appear on it and clarify whether it is natural or reversible, and a medical examination and discovery of diseases can be done early.

In this article, we will talk about the health and unhealthy symptoms that explain the infant's condition, so it is imperative that immediately after childbearing , the child is presented to the pediatrician.

Signs that the baby is in good health after birth:

 be active and have a good movement of his hands, feet, mouth and face,The number of his heartbeat is 100 per minute,His body color is bloody and his soul is regular and He cries loudly.

The first evaluation result, called the apgar score, says that if the evaluation score is from 7 to 10, the child's condition is good, and if it is from 4 to 7, the child needs help and intervention of the pediatrician to save the child as soon as possible.Stressing that the mother must follow the growth of the child in terms of height, weight and cognitive and motor development, then the child's weight increases in the first 3 months about 200 grams per week, and the second 3 months 120 grams per week. As for 3 months from birth, the child will weigh 80 grams per week, and in the fourth 3 months the child increases 40 grams per week and increases in length by 2 and a half centimeters per month during the first year of his life, and the circumference of his head increases by 1 and a half centimeters per month in the first year of his life.

Begin visual contact with the mother and smile at the age of two months,He holds things in his hand and sits propped up at the age of 4 months,The child sits without assistance at the age of 8 months

Begins to "love" at the age of 8 months, walking from the age of one year to one and a half years, then the child begins to pronounce the first word in a period of 10 to 12 months, sleeps from 14 to 15 hours a day, and wet the diaper every 3 or 4 hours.

Signs that the baby is in poor health after birth:

If the mother notices anything other than what was mentioned, such as:

Changing the features of his face, not increasing the head circumference, or not increasing the weight at a normal rate, and the child’s weight is stable for a period of 3 weeks. The children’s kindness must be reviewed, in order to ensure the health of the child and discover the reasons leading to this and treat it early.

The presence of signs of hypoxia such as glaucoma in the lip or mucous membranes in it, which have a natural color of light red,
 when there is a color change in it, this indicates evidence of a congenital heart defect or a problem with breathing

The mother should follow the child's weight, with the pediatrician from the first two months of his birth, to ensure that there are no pathological signs, indicating that in the event that the child is subject to persistent vomiting, after feeding, the pediatrician should be consulted, because this can be an intestinal obstruction and others The presence of other diseases ..

It is also necessary to conduct an examination of the thyroid gland to ensure its safety.