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Your Baby's Sensitive To Light Now

Team AckoFeb 8, 2024

At two weeks, your little one undergoes several internal and external changes, hence your baby's sensitive to light and sound. It is very important to keep him away from a direct light source as this might affect his eyes and hinder normal development. As a new parent, you must now be aware of basic baby care protocol.



    Your baby's sensitive to light: What you need to know

    It takes several days after birth for your little one to completely open his eyes. His eyes at this stage are extremely sensitive and must be handled with utmost care. Make sure that you organize his room such that there are no bright lights are directly in his periphery as your baby is sensitive to bright light. Opt for minimum intensity tube lights and lamps. His pupils are very vulnerable at this stage; do not expose them to harsh lights.

    It is required that you gently rub his eyes from time to time. Massage the areas around his eyes to help him relax. You can cover his cradle with a thin translucent sheet to make sure that lights does not fall directly on his eyes. Avoid clicking pictures with the flash pointing directly at his eyes; it may lead to irreparable damage. Remember that your baby is sensitive to light and at this stage you need to great care of his eyes.

    Disclaimer: This content is for informational purposes only, based on industry experience and secondary sources. It is not a substitute for professional advice. Please consult a qualified expert for health or insurance-related decisions. Content is subject to change, refer to current policy wordings for specific ACKO details.



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