Parents are examples for children in their attitudes and habits at all times
It is amazing to stop and think about how much we are an example to our children 24 hours a day. Parents are the child's first behavioral reference, so it is common for them to copy not only talking and walking, but also attitudes and habits of life. This can make us terrified, or even robotic trying to control this or that other example, but the idea is not this. Also, because this position clearly does not work for adults, let alone for children. It is essential to realize what is most valuable to our children, the relationship of truth lived intensely with us. With the example we are no different, it is automatic, alive, inherent. Why do we think about it?
I believe that realizing that the living example happens is a very important thing. Usually taking care of our children, we take care of ourselves as well. Being aware of what values we want to pass, we realize which of them we want to cultivate in life as a whole.
It is this living relationship that keeps us activated and linked to the values that are in our daily life, being naturally passed on to the children . To prove this, just look at our diet, relationship with sports, healthy habits or not. We are a direction, even if we do not intend or even know it. And this direction also happens in silence, in pure observation.
The invitation brought by this article tells us something subtle, precious, powerful, true and profound. It is the invitation to continue to improve as people, as parents, as individuals. When we connect with health, good habits, naturally our children know this reality and come into contact with it. Sooner or later it becomes your natural path. When we treat people close to us, well-known and unknown, this is how our children also receive the important information that is how people should be treated.
And on this great journey, being truthful and aware that we are learners leaves us free to keep growing, improving as parents, as mothers, as people. Adjusting, knowing, changing, choosing which road we want to follow. It is no different with them. Good to have a good guide to trust and follow.
Cesarean delivery is a more common practice in Brazil, about 84.6% of births here are done in this way. And although this type of delivery has indications, what is recommended by the World Health Organization is that it be done in 15% of cases only. This is because normal birth is much more beneficial for the baby and the mother, in addition to having a much calmer recovery.
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . The study analyzed data from more than 21,000 children, 735 of whom were exposed to smoking only during pregnancy. Based on questionnaires answered by parents, the researchers found that children exposed to tobacco, especially in the first trimester of pregnancy, were more likely to suffer from asthma or churning in the pre-school age.