Do I need a pillow for my newborn? Many mothers and dads, answering this question, will give a negative answer. Of course, if you are going to put your pillow under your head or a small sofa, the harm will be more than good. However now on sale there was an orthopedic pillow for the baby. It can be used as early as two weeks from birth. It will allow to properly develop the cervical spine, will serve as the prevention of torticollis and other disorders.
Taking into account the anatomical and physiological features of the skull and neck of the baby, an orthopedic pillow for the baby is an excellent choice for babies from birth to two years. The correct choice of this object for sleep is very important, in the first months of life the baby sleeps most of the time.
Children's orthopedic pillow for newborns is distinguished by the presence of a recess for the head in the center. Its edges in the corners have protrusions resembling rollers. Their height usually does not exceed four centimeters. Thanks to this design, the baby's head has the right position throughout the whole sleep.
The recess in the center of the pillow is not only the prevention of curvature of the bones of the skull, but also allows the cervical spine to relax, removes the pressure on his muscles.
Ensuring the correct breathing of the crumbs is another function that the orthopedic pillow for the baby does, designed taking into account the peculiarities of the structure of its skeleton. There is no contraindication to the use of such a pillow. It can be used for both prophylaxis and treatment of spine diseases - for example, with congenital or acquired curvature
Orthopedic pillow for a baby is usually filled with modern material - sintepuhom, which is characterized by elasticity.
So, let's sum up, indicating the positive aspects of using such a pillow:
1. The hypertension of the muscles of the neck and shoulder girdle decreases.
2. The physiological and regular bending of the neck is formed.
3. The tone of the muscles that hold the baby's head aged after two months is normalized.
4. Correctly formed bones of the skull and neck of the baby.
5. Painful sensations of postpartum and birth trauma are reduced.
6. Breathing becomes easier, protection from turning over in a dream is provided.
Such a pillow for your child you can buy at any orthopedic store, and also order online.
Many online stores now offer a huge range of items such as an orthopedic pillow for babies. The price of this item ranges from 200 to 400 rubles. Available in various sizes and colors. Take care of this object for sleep correctly, and the pillow will last you a long time!
1. Wash manually or in a washing machine only in water, the temperature of which is not more than 40 degrees. Do not forget to turn off the mechanical spin.
2. Gently squeeze the cushion, slightly pressing it. Do not twist.
3. Do not dry it on a hot battery or under strong sunlight - the product filler may suffer.