Answer: Cold and cough can be reduced to a great extent by drinking warm water. So,give baby only warm water in sips,so it soothes throat and reduces cough. Give steam from distance as it helps getting relief from blocked nose. Give saline nasal spray so nose does not get blocked. You can apply camphor oil so it gives relief to blocked and running nose. Give a decoction of ginger, turmeric, pepper and basil as it helps to get relief from cold and cough a lot.For medicine doses please contact doctor as it depends on many conditions such as baby weight, severity etc. If cough increases or any other symptoms appear please contact doctor. Take care
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Question: My baby is 1month 23 days old, suffering from cold. What should I eat to reduce my baby cold? Giving doctor advised drops to baby
Dear cold last seven to tens days and as weather has changed it is very common try these home remedies for yur baby in cold
*roast ajwain and Put in a cotton cloth make a potli Gently rub on chest, back, under feet and palms it should not be very hot nbaby must have single clothing.
*Put saline drops in each nostril of your baby as this would help to clear the nose.
*Boil few cloves or garlic into mustard oil and apply neck, chest, back, under feet and palms the oil must be warm.
*rub Vick vapour on baby’s feet,cover with socks
*Mix 1 teaspoon of sendha namak in warm mustard oil massage chest and back,cover with cotton sheet
*Warm coconut oil,add crushed tulsi leaves massage on the chest, back feet.
*Give steam for 10 to 15 min,do not keep steamer very close it may irritate baby
*Use bathroom as the steam room, turn on hot water tap Sit with your baby for 10min
If no differencethen meet doctor, he will prescribe medications according to weight n need.
Question: My baby is suffering from blocked nose... Can I gv him nasomist drops ...he is 3 n half months old
Answer: Use only infant nasal drops. You can also use humidifier , just close the room and switch it on water vapour come in atmosphere and through breathing it will go inside the body and will clear cough. Apart from this try this remedy heat mustard oil till smoking point then add salt and apply this oil on child's chest , palm, foot, chest back and behind the ears then cover and make him sleep.
Question: My baby wz suffering from cold so giving from four day one drop honey dus it's good fr baby
Answer: Hi dear,
Honey is not recommended for babies below 1 year.as honey contains a spore of bacteria clostridium botulinum,which could cause a rare kind off food poisoning in babies,called botulism.but this bacteria is harmless in adults and children over 1 year.