Question: hi my daughter is 8.5 month old her wt. is 6.52kg n ht. 69 cm. she is suffering from fever, loose motion n vomiting . plz advice for her wt. gain n fever, loose motion n vomiting
Answer: hello.. dear.. fever, loose motion and vomitings are may be due to teething..
Teething is the most common cause for diarrhoea in infants. However, diarrhoea in infants can also be caused due to infection, viral gastroenteritis, bacteria etc. Diarrhoea in infants can be treated with home remedies.
As dehydration takes place. give baby adequate water and plenty of fluids.
Here are some home remedies for diarrhoea in infants.
Offer buttermilk eliminating other dairy products from diet.
Give mixture of honey and dried ginger powder to the infant every few hours. This will help curbing diarrhoea.
Equal amount of dried aniseed and sugar also helps. Keep this mixture on the tongue of your child every one hour.
Give pomegranate juice at regular intervals. This will help in rehydrating the child.
Cut one apple and boil it in water till it is tender. Add one teaspoon of sugar and 2 pinches of nutmeg. Feed the child with the mixture.
Add 3 cups of water to one chopped papaya. Boil for 10 minutes and then strain the papaya from water. Feed 2 teaspoons four times a day.
Avoid giving peaches, plums and apricots.
Yogurt is the only dairy product that works as binder and aids the digestive system and helps to cure diarrhoea.
for fever check the temperature of your baby if it is 100 or above then you need to consult your doctor..
for weight gain try this:
1. Wake up time 7 am
2. Give a baby gentle oil massage
3. Breastfeed the baby and make the baby sleep
4. 9am breakfast
5. 11am mid day breakfast
6. Bath time around 11.30am
7. Make baby sleep with breastfeed
8. 1.30pm lunch
9. Breastfeed and at 3pm sleep again
10. 5pm evening snack
11. 8 pm dinner
12. 9pm breastfeed , massage and sleep
The diet :
Ragi porridge, ragi and nuts porridge, ragi apple kheer, ragi banana kheer, ragi halwa, ragi pancakes, ragi idli, daliya, daliya with apple and banana porridge, apple kheer, banana shake, chiku, papaya, pumpkin, carrot, watermelon purée, sooji upma, sooji kheer, sooji apple bananau porridge, sooji pancakes, banana pancakes, white egg, makhana kheer, veggie khichdi, curgd rice, vegetable soup includes tomato, broccoli, carrot, spinach, beetroot, potato, sweet potatoes, onion , ginger, bottle gourd, etc
Question: My baby is 4 mnth old nd he is suffering from cough..wt can i do
Answer: Hello dear..
To reduce cold and cough in infants,follow these remedies it might be helpful for you...
Breast milk is a natural source of antioxidants,it alone can do wonders in reducing cough of babies , so breast feed as you can.
Heat coconut oil with garlic,pepper,and little turmeric powder,use ts oil and massage in throat,chest for five minutes,it will helps in reducing cough effectively
Apply Vick's in a betel leaf and keep it under lamp for two min,then massage baby's chest with that leaf,it will cure cough a lot
Massage with warm mustard oil,will also reduce cough
You can dry roast a tbsp of ajwan ,till it's aroma comes,make a potli,use this as a compress , effective in reducing cold and cough
Question: My baby is 40 days old he is suffering from loose motion what can i do?
Answer: Don't worry its absolutely normal. My kiddie experienced the same and my doc said upto 3months 5-10 times potty a day or sometimes no potty for 5 days is normal.also the infants system produces a lot of gas it is not because of your food,please eat healthy as the kid need all the nutrition.