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Question: I have 1 month old kid. He is suffering from cold n cough. Please suggest the home remide...
Following are a few remedies that can help your baby
Slice up a fresh onion and keep in near your baby sulfur content in onion draws out mucus and fluid in r body .
Run a humidifier through the room to help moisten the air and help baby breathe
You may keep a bowl of hot water with 3-4 drops of eucalyptus oil to it to help relieve congestion.
Saline water drops
1-2 drops in each nostril shall help loosen up the mucus and expel it from your babys body .
Add 1-2 drops of eucalyptus oil to a tissue paper and keep it near baby to help breathe .
Elevate your babys head with the help of a pillow to help him breathe and drain down mucus.
Add 2 spoons of ajwain to a cotton cloth heat it on a tava and check on your inner wrist for temperature is mild warm apply on your baby's chest ,neck and nose .
Gently dab for 3-5 mins and cover your baby, hold him upright and gently Pat his back to break congestion.
Came across a doctor who prescribe
Mucolite it's an mucus thinner which works by thinning the mucos and draining it out of baby body by poop
It took a 3-4 days but I'd worked
The quantity would depend on the weight so would suggest consult your pediatrician regarding same .
Apart from that
Massage your baby with a mustard oil heated on a low flame with 4-5 garlic cloves
Drain and apply when mild warm
And ensure you cover him well once you massage him with the oil
Also rub oil onto his chest, palms and feets and put on tshirt, mittens and socks to trap the heat
Question: How can i protect my baby from cold
Answer: Keep the baby warm always by covering with blankets, caps etc
If the weather is chill you might have to put on gloves and socks also
Whenever the baby wets it clothes make sure to change it, change diapers depending on the wetness levels
Feeding the baby well also helps as mother's milk contains all nutrition and immunity
Question: I am breastfeeding my 1 month old baby. I have cold now, will my baby too get cold through my milk? Can i breastfeed him as usual?
Answer: Yes definitely your baby will get cold too through your breast milk so cure your cold through home remedy or else go to doctor and consult and take the tablets or tonic what the doctor gives you to take.