Why do children always kick their legs when they sleep? Accompanied by this situation, it often implies that your baby is growing rapidly

Why do children always kick their legs when they sleep? With this situation, it often implies that your baby is growing rapidly

Writer: Chen Fang

Editor: Liu Yizhi

Finalized: Su Zihou

When taking care of a baby, parents find that the child is always kicking hard . Parents are more or less worried, but what is going on? 

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Xiaomei’s mother encountered such a problem——

She found that her child kept kicking for several days, and didn’t care at first, but she didn’t expect it to become more and more frequent these days. 

Finally, I couldn’t help it. I was so anxious that I carried my child and went to the hospital. When I saw the doctor, I asked urgently: “Is my child sick? It has lasted for several days~”

The doctor asked Xiaomei’s mother about the child’s condition and did a careful examination, and finally concluded that it was colic, which was nothing serious. After that, let the mother learn more about parenting knowledge. 

Actually, according to the doctor’s supplement, children often press their legs at night, often because of the following reasons. Parents can “check in seats”——

Reason 1: Intestinal colic

According to a rough estimate, there are about 5%~40% of infants and young children in the world Intestinal colic occurs, and it is most common in children from 0 to 3 months. With age, the frequency will gradually decrease and disappear within 3-12 months. 

Common manifestations are: children often kick and cry during the day or night when they go to bed, have gas in their stomachs, make noises when tapping, and are accompanied by farts. These situations often occur every week. Lasts for three days, more than three hours a day. 

Why is this so? 

The main reason is that the child’s gastrointestinal development is not perfect at this time, and the overall coordination of the intestines is relatively poor, so it is easy to trigger. Generally speaking, excessive eating, some juices with a high concentration, and allergic foods can easily cause this situation. 

How to avoid it? 

Do not feed too much. Feed the baby according to the regular feeding amount of the baby. The bottle-fed baby mainly chooses to use the scale line of the bottle as a reference, and the breast-fed baby should use the timeline as a reference. Breastfeeding mothers should eat less dairy products and some irritating foods, such as onions and caffeine. 

How to solve it? 

If there is intestinal colic, parents should pick up the child and let him lie on his arms, while dragging the baby’s abdomen and chest, and the other hand can drag the baby’s chin and upper chest Position so that you can easily support your baby’s head. 

This posture can relieve the baby’s gastrointestinal discomfort by applying a certain amount of strength to the baby’s abdomen. Remember not to give the baby medicine unless you get the doctor’s permission. 

Reason two: abdominal distension

When the intestines are full of gas , And can not dissipate, the child will easily become restless and irritable, especially at night when he goes to bed, kicking is a way for him to vent, trying to make himself more comfortable. 

Common manifestations: At this time, the baby will raise his legs and cry out loudly, sometimes accompanied by abnormalities such as vomiting and non-feeding. 


1. Improper feeding: Inhale too much gas when eating and enter the abdomen to cause bloating. 

2. Indigestion or constipation: The accumulation of feces will produce gas. At the same time, enteritis and lactose intolerance can easily cause indigestion, and a large amount of gas will also be produced, leading to abdominal bloating. 

3. Excessive crying of the baby: If the baby opens his mouth and cry for a long time, gas will enter the abdomen through the mouth, and the accumulation of gas will cause abdominal distension. 

How to avoid it? 

The first thing a mother needs to pay attention to is the breastfeeding posture. The correct posture should be to make the child’s head slightly higher than the body, to ensure that the baby’s mouth is tightly connected, and it is enough when you can hear the baby’s regular sound when swallowing. In this way, the baby will not swallow too much air when drinking breast milk, so there will be no bloating. If you use a bottle to feed, you need to lift the bottle up so that the nipple can be filled with milk and the child will not inhale too much air. Reduce your intake of foods that cause flatulence. For example, kiwifruit, pears, etc. contain high levels of sugar, which can cause bloating in babies. These methods cannot completely avoid the inhalation of air. Therefore, the child should pat the abdomen in time after the milk is finished to help the child expel the inhaled air. 

How to solve it? 

If your child has already experienced abdominal distension, you need to take measures: take the child’s belly button as the center, draw a circle in a clockwise direction, and massage while drawing a circle to help expel gas from the intestines. If it still cannot be relieved, you need to seek medical treatment in time. 

Reason 3: Children are growing too fast

Common manifestations: some children At some stage, I became a little irritable, and my sleep was very shallow, and I even started kicking when I fell asleep. But the appetite is very good, and I need to eat frequently. 

There is also an obvious sign: I am very happy when I see the milk, I can eat very satisfied every time, and I do not reject eating. If this happens, it often means that your baby is growing rapidly. 

It usually occurs at 1 week, 4-6 weeks, 6 months and 9 months after birth. Each time you enter this period, it will last for about 3 to 7 days. 

If the child is long In this case, you don’t need special care, you just need to maintain nutrition, supplement the appropriate milk in time, and soothe the baby’s emotions. 

[Said fortunately pregnant]

Don’t worry if the child is holding his breath and kicking his legs, just determine which situation it belongs to in time, and take corresponding measures according to the specific situation. When the father has these three characteristics, the child Most of it will be inherited, so be careful when choosing a husband

Some scientists have discovered that the amount of melanin contained in the human body not only determines the color of the eyes, but may also have a certain impact on the vitality of brain cells. 

Writer: Wang Xiaoming

Editor: Wang Zhifeng

Finalized: Su Zihou

People often say “a son is like a mother, and a daughter is like a father. .” But this is not the case. It depends on whose genes are more “stronger.” 

For example, if the father has these characteristics, the children born to him are likely to inherit these characteristics. 

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Pregnant mother Minmin herself has single eyelid and small eyes, but her husband has big eyes and double eyelids. She has always longed for her baby to be more like a father, which can add value to her appearance. A lot of points. 

After the pregnancy in October, after the baby was born, she really did not disappoint her. Her daughter’s big eyes were exactly the same as her father, which made her very happy, and she looked more and more alike. . 

Children will inherit These obvious characteristics of dad

1. Big eyes, double eyelids and long eyelashes

The size of children’s eyes, single and double eyelids, and long and short eyelashes are mainly determined by their parents’ genes. Big eyes, long eyelashes and double eyelids are all It is a dominant gene, that is, if both parents have big eyes, long eyelashes, and double eyelids, then the probability of inheriting the excellent genes of these eyes will be greater after the baby is born. 

Therefore, if the father has big eyes, double eyelids, and long eyelashes, the child will have these at a high probability. Don’t believe that eating grapes can make the baby’s eyes bigger. The eyelashes are shorter after the baby is born, so just cut it short. , The eyelashes that grow out in this way will grow. This will not cause genetic changes, will not have any special effects, and may cause some harm. 

PS: For example, the size of the eyes, from the perspective of accompany you through genetics, if the big eyes are A, the small eyes are a, the father is the big eyes AA, and the mother is the small eyes aa, then The child with big eyes is Aa; if the father has Aa with big eyes and the mother has Aa with small eyes, then the probability of giving birth to a baby is Aa or aa more than half. Therefore, if the father has big eyes, then the child will most likely have big eyes. 

2. Hair volume

The amount of hair of a child mainly depends on genetic inheritance, especially when the father is bald, the baby is easily inherited, and this heredity Hair loss is difficult to cure. Of course, if the father’s hair is thick, the baby’s hair will not be less. 

PS: If the father is bald and the son is born, the dominant gene for baldness will be revealed, and if it is a daughter, this gene will become recessive. 

3. Big nose

I believe that parents all hope that their children can have a high nose bridge. After all, the high nose bridge will look more three-dimensional, which can give the image of the baby A lot of extra points, but the inheritance of the nose is also divided into dominant inheritance and recessive inheritance, and this inheritance mainly comes from the father. 

High nose bridge and big nose are dominant inheritance, so if father has big nose, high nose bridge, then the child born will have a high probability of being like this after birth. 

Parents should not see that their baby’s nose feels that the bridge of the nose is relatively short, and want to pinch it higher with their hands. This will not only make the baby’s nose taller, but will damage the nasal mucosa. 

In addition, big chin and thick mouth are also dominant inheritance. If the father has these two characteristics, then the children born will also inherit these characteristics. 

Further reading: It can be seen from the five senses that a child’s IQ is

1, ears

Ears are the first of the five senses, and they were called “listening officials” in ancient times. Studies have found that the size of a person’s ears and IQ are related. 

This is because the bigger the ear, the stronger the creativity and the higher the IQ. 

2. Smile

Some studies have shown that laughter can effectively measure a person’s wisdom and emotions. 

This is because children who love to laugh will have stronger ability to respond to external stimuli, perception, and response, and will be more lively and cheerful in character, and they can also face things around them and deal with problems positively and optimistically. Therefore, as long as the parents do a good job in guiding the child, the child IQ will not be bad in the future. 

3. Eyes

Some scientists have discovered that the amount of melanin contained in the human body not only determines the color of the eyes, but may also have a certain impact on the vitality of brain cells. 

Therefore, if a child’s eyes have less melanin, the brain cells will be more vigorous, and the future IQ will be better. 

But for children with more melanin in their eyes, although the vitality of their brain cells may be weaker, the efficiency of processing things is often higher, so they can also achieve good results in a certain field in the future. Parents don’t need to worry about achievements. 

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