Parent Checklist

Things you have at home

Two upright chairs

A table to place the instruments
A pillow covered in a plastic bag with a pillow case over the top

Store bought

10 disposable nappies

Keep the following guideline for the nappies:

  • Size 2: from 2 until 3 kilos
  • Size 3: from 3 until 4 kilos

Baby wipes
4 jars of Vaseline

  • 1 x 250 mL
  • 3 x 100 mL

An unopened bottle of kosher wine

*for Orthodox Jewish Brith only

A BOTTLE OF SUGAR WATER

3 tsp sugar and 60 cc water

A KIDDUSH/GLASS WINE CUP

*for Orthodox Jewish Brith only

VITAMIN K DROPS Administer 5 drops (= 150 ug) 8-6 hours before the Brith Milah
PARACETAMOL SUSPENSION (24 MG/ML) Dosage according to following scheme:

  • weight 3-4 kg: 3 times a day 48mg = 2ml, first dosage: 1 hour before Brith Milah
  • weight 4-5 kg: 3 times a day 84mg = 3,5ml, first dosage 1 hour before Brith Milah

How to get your baby ready before the Brith Milah

Feed the baby approx 1½ hours before the Brith Milah
Administer 5 Vitamin K drops (= 150 ug) 8-6 hours before the Brith Milah
Administer Paracetamol suspension 1 hour before the Brith Milah

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