Some newborn babies sometimes look funny with the head or body shape is ‘bizarre’.Why do newborns have a unique physique?
Unique shape of the new born babies typically have oval shaped heads, swollen genitals or skin that looks like wrinkles.
Thursday (02/12/2010) there are several causes of newborn baby’s body looks unique, namely:
If the baby is born through the vagina or normal, then the baby’s head may look somewhat oval or called molding. This condition occurs due to a boost when the baby tried to exit through the birth canal or from the use of forceps and vacuum tools.
But the head shape will return to normal about a week later. While for babies born through caesarean generally have head shape rounded nice because not gets pressure when exit.
Arm and leg
After spending a long time crouched in the narrow womb, the baby needs time to adjust to his freedom. Hence arm and legs maybe somewhat visible crooked within days first, but arm and leg will straightened within 1-2 weeks.
Babies will lose a little weight in the first week, but will increase again in the second week and in the following months the little stomach will quickly filled. And intestines rudimentary because still there pores, usually these pores will closed perfectly by liquids from water milk mother.
But after 10-14 days cord will dislodged and leave shapes navel who adorable.
Genitals and breasts
Genitals and breasts boys and girls newborn often looks swollen, this is due to excess doses of hormones before birth.
In addition it will probably come out a little fluid from the nipples, but do not try to squeeze as fluid is harmless and will dry himself. All this will disappear within the first few weeks.
Baby’s skin that appears usually varies. Babies born prematurely will have a thin skin, almost transparent and have downy hair that disbeut lanugo. It also looks vernix, the white fluid that protects baby’s skin from amniotic fluid. The faster the age of his birth, the lanugo and vernix that appears more and more.
If normal, the infants of all races and ethnicities are born with reddish-purple skin will turn red-pink within a day or more. Colors pink originated from vein red who visible result baby skin thin. After six months, the baby’s skin will grow with a fixed color.
Most babies will lose some hair in the first weeks or months, but will grow back, although probably not the same. Hair Texture baby during the first 6 months of frequent changes, for example sometimes coarse, curly and thick, curly hair smooth or even thin.
Sometimes the baby’s eye color change in a few weeks after birth, there is a black, brown or dark blue. But eye color most frequently visible been permanent after aged 6-9 months.
Baby’s ear may be very soft and limp or not hard, with one end slightly bent. Once in the ear cartilage to harden, then the ear shape will look more uncertain.
Baby’s nose may appear slightly swollen due to the pressure that occur during childbirth, as well as look flat or irregular. But this condition will return to normal after a few days or weeks of birth.
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