Mothers must breastfeed their Babies for the first 6 months during which time this should be their exclusive source of nutrition.
Guidelines recommend breastfeeding up to the age of 6 months and a study has shown that sharing a bed with the baby facilitates this.
Vaccinations as per the recommended schedule helps prepare the immune system in children, thereby protecting them from diseases.
Awareness of a few simple guidelines about the main aspects of a newborn's growth and well being can make the process very enjoyable.
Since air pollution poses an invisible but significant health risk at younger ages, one must undertake safeguards to protect babies.
Awareness of some simple practices and a few precautions can ensure a baby's good health and keep most common illnesses at bay.