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
Answer: Precautions for cold and cough in babies up to 6 months :
1. Give baby lot of rest
2. Continue breast feeding or formula milk so as to keep baby hydrate.
3. Install a humidifier or cool mist vaporizer in your child bedroom.
4. Smell of warm ajwain / carom seeds tied in pouch will help a lot
5. Smell of garlic and ajwain will ease congestion.
Hope that will help.
Similar Questions with Answers
Question: My baby is 1 month old.. suffering from cold n cough.. what to do please suggest
Answer: Hello dear
Treatment for cold:
1.Elevate your baby's head to help ease breathing
2. Give plenty of liquids, including breast milk, formula and water.
3. Suction out nasal mucus using saline drops and a suction bulb.
4. Moisturize the air with a humidifier.
Cough remedies :
You can make a strip of cotton cloth..fill it with small amount of ajwain seeds,soak it into mustard oil an put around the neck of your baby. Dont tei the strip in tge neck only keep it around the neck. Mustard oil and ajwain helps to reduce the cough. You will get result as you do this in one night. When the oil is absorbed you can remove it. You can do this whenever your baby sleeps in day . It gives very quick result
Question: My baby is 18 months old. He is suffering from cough & cold. Please suggest home remedies.
Answer: Hello dear...
To reduce babys cold and cough, follow these remedies it might be helpful for you...
Please avoid milk to your baby for couple of days, because lactobacillus in milk will increases cold
Make him to drink water,soups in little lukewarm condition,because it will definitely controls cough
Boil Tulsi leaves with pepper in a glass of water,if it reduce to half,filter this water and feed them, it is a best remedy , continuous usage of this drink will increases immunity a lot
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
Feed him one egg daily with little salt and mild pepper powder daily, it helps in reducing cough a lot,it act as a barrier in cold climatic conditions
Question: 1 month old baby is suffering from cold and cough from 3 days please suggest medicine
Take some Mustard oil ( Sarso k tail) add 1-2 cloves of garlic( lahsun) burn it well. And at night only massage very little on back, on chest ( like vicks is applied to adutls) , below foot, on palms ( Again take very small amount like hardly one drop for each place as baby is too small). You can keep some cotton on chest and cover baby properly at night
Your baby is just 1month so medicines are not good for such a small life. You can just take care of your baby property, keep him/her covered.
Tcr of your health as well. A healthy baby resides in a healthy mother ( keep yourself warm as well from tip to toe)