Question: My 5 day old son is suffering from cold.... please tell me what to do,.
Answer: Hello 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. Take care