Answer: Hi.. The best remedy for an infant is, applying baby vicks vapour rub on your baby's back, chest and feet. Make the toddler wear a comfortable pair of socks after applying vicks. Repeat this twice or thrice in a day. You will definitely see the difference. Also, for running nose use saline water (nasoclear), it is easily available in any medical store. In case you find no difference in twenty four hours, then see a pediatrician. Please do not use adult vicks vapour rub..
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Question: What to do for my newborn baby who has cold and cough?
Answer: Hi dear, cold can be tough on baby, as they get dull and obviously we being mother gets very concerned. change of climate can be a reason of having cold. Here are few tried tips hope this will help
Heat mustard oil with garlic cloves and ajwain, heat till fumes cone. Apply on the chest and palm and feet of the baby.
Give ajwain potli, heat ajwain ii n a tave till it tunrs black..tie it in muslin cloth and keep it near yr baby
Dip cotton balls in Nilgiri oil and put it in the four corners of the room.
You can also add few drops of Nilgiri oil give the baby steam in a closed room.
Question: 50days baby has cough and cold...what to do
Answer: Hello! New-born babies are more prone to viral infections including common cold and cough because their immune systems are not strong and fully developed yet.
Some Home Remedies for your coughing baby
1.Continue breastfeed your baby because breastmilk contains antibodies which help the baby’s body build immunity against germs, viruses and bacteria
2.Dry roast two big cloves of garlic and one tablespoon of ajwain. Once it cools down, place the mixture in a clean muslin cloth to make a tight pouch. Keep the pouch hidden under the baby’s pillow or cot. The aroma from the pouch can help in opening the blocked nose and provide relief from congestion
3.Take about one-fourth cup of warm mustard oil infused with crushed garlic. Massage this oil on the soles of the baby’s feet and chest. A pinch of carom seeds can be added to this too. Mustard oil has a warming effect that helps soothe congestion
Question: My baby has cough and cold.. What to do?
Answer: Hello dear. Sorry to hear your babys cough and Cold. Here are a few tips:
Make sure the baby gets plenty of rest.
Offer extra breastfeeds or bottle feeds. Your baby will need plenty of fluids to fight off the infection .
Give the correct dose of medicines.
Use a humidifier for the room.
Run a hot shower, close the door, and sit inside with your child for 15 minutes before bed and again for 15 minutes in the morning. The steam helps loosen chest and nasal congestion, making it easier for kids tocough or blow it out.