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Question: Hello mommies ! My baby is 15 months old. He has got diarrhea since last 4 weeks. And also has got rashes in the nappy area. Kindly suggest some home remedies or any other solutions. I done with all medicines. Thanks.
Answer: For nappy rashes try aloe vera gel it is very effective. Below are some of the reasons for loose motions :- 1.) Teething time is one of the main reasons for loose motions in babies 2.) Introduction of new solid food can cause loose motions in babies. 3.) Improper digestion can trigger loose motions in children. 4.) Infection due to virus or bacteria can also be another reason for disturbed motions in babies. 5.) Strong medication can cause loose motions in children. Please avoid. 6.) Poor Hygiene and bad weather can also trouble baby’s bowel movements. Home Remedies to Cure Loose Motions in Babies:- 1. Sabudana Water for Loose Motions in Babies Give your baby sabudana ka pani ( Sago Water) . Process to make sadubana water is as below. Soak sabudana for 1 hour. Put sufficient water and keep it on boiling Boil till sabudana get completely immersed in water. Strain and give sabudana water to your baby to cure loose motions. Recommended Age: 6+ months 2. BreastMilk helps recover If you are breastfeeding your baby then you should continue feeding your child. Breastmilk is the best solution to keep baby hydrated if he is below 6 months of age. During loose motions, you can increase the frequency of feeding. If your baby is exclusively on breastfeeding then you have to cut down foods like greasy foods, spicy foods, dairy products which can trigger diarrhea in your child. 3. ORS as Home Remedy Give your baby plenty of fluids. Babies tend to dehydrate faster than adults. Give your baby ORS (Oral Rehydration Salts). ORS is a special combination of dry salts that is mixed with safe water. Oral Rehydration Salts can help replace the fluids lost due to diarrhoea. You can buy ORS sachets from the market or make ORS at home. Home-made ORS It is the most effective and least expensiveway to manage dehydration. Ingredients 6 teaspoons of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 liter of filter water Procedure Dissolved the sugar, salt in water. Give this solution to your child to drink after every 2 hours. 4. Banana for treating diarrhea in babies Give your baby mashed banana. Or you can try to give banana with a little curd. It is the most traditional home remedy to stop loose and it works wonders. Banana provides strength and energy. 5. Pomegranate cures loose motions in kids Give pomegranate juice at regular intervals. This will help in rehydrating the child. Blend the pomegranate seeds in a mixer and extract its juice. If you think, juice is too heavy for little one then dilute it with water and feed your baby. Recommended Age: 7+ months 6. Curd or dahi is best probiotic Curd helps to cure diarrhoea. Give your baby fresh curd/ dahi with roasted cumin seeds/ jeera powder. Or you can add half teaspoon of sugar and pinch of salt and give it to your baby. Recommended Age: 6+ months 8. Chawal ka pani as a remedy when baby stomach is upset Give your child, chawal ka pani to drink during motions. 9. Dal ka Pani to treat loose motions in babies 10. Give your baby coconut water to drink in loose motions 11. Nutmeg (Jaiphal) tackles with loose motions in kids. Recommended Age: 10+ months 12. Arrowroot powder to cure upset tummy 13. Buttermilk to treat loose motions Recommended Age: 8+ months 14. Carrot Juice is also good in loose motions 15. Honey is very effective in fighting loose stools 16. Avoid milk products when baby is suffering from loose motions 17. Pomegranate Leaves Pomegranate (Anar) helps to rehydrate our body. For this remedy, you need to boil the pomegranate leaves in water. Once its boiled, add sugar into it then strain through a sieve. Hope it helps.
Question: my baby boy is 9 month old.he is constantly suffering from cold and cough .one cycle does not cure properly another time cold comes .I have taken him to doc everytime immediately .doc has given medicines which I m giving him .I want to try some home remedies to reduce his cold and cough and also increase his immunity . so dear mommies plz share your valuable suggestions with me .
Answer: give healthy immunity boosting foods. if you feed your baby is starting with cold or cough give home meducines like honey+ ginger, honey+pepper or honey+orange juice. Instead of giving cough medicine give honey with onion juice. Take about 10-12 small sambhar onions. grind them in the mixie with a little zeera. add about 10-12tbsp of honey to this and leave for a few hours. after that strain and give it to your baby 3-4 times in a day. all the phlegm will go away. sometimes kids will vomit after drinking this which is also fine as they will throw up all the phlegm. You can use humidifier in the room...this will keep the air moist in the room and will not allow the mucus to harden. It will help to cure a runny nose and nasal congestion. Keep your baby well hydrated through warm liquids....water and diluted fresh fruit juices so that the mucus doesn't thicken. Make your baby sleep in the upright position slightly inclined...with head at a higher level.u can use a pillow. Basically an elevated position do that baby can breathe with ease. Give warm foods...like vegetable or chicken broth are good....dal water, soft khichdi ...all are good to boost immunity. Give your baby lots of rest. Don't give too much cows milk as this is said to thicken the mucus. Just restrict it don't stop completely. Give ginger and honey, ginger and onion juice. Give about 1 tsp first. Give indirect steam....like sit in the bathroom with her with hot water running in the tap.this will create steam and will help loosen the mucus. make sure you both are away from the hot water bucket. Add a few drops of eucalyptus oil into the bath water that you use to give him a bath. Do this for a month. It increases immunity. Baby's clothing should be such to protect the chest from cold. Keep baby's and your hands clean with water or sanitizer or baby wipes so that the germs don't spread. Garlic and ajwain are known for its anti bacterial and anti viral properties. Dry roast 2 big cloves or garlic and ajwain on a tawa and once cooled make it into a potli or tight pouch with a clean muslin cloth. Place it near the baby cot or cradle where the baby sleeps. The ajwainy garlicky smoke from the potli will help the baby to open the blocked nose and relieve from congestion. You can just warm this a bit and rub the potli on the chest a few times. But make sure its warm not hot. Check the temperature on your hands first. You can applythe Vicks babyrub under the baby's feet and put on cotton socks when the baby goes to sleep.
Question: My baby is 2 months old he got lots of baby rashes all over the body,my pediatrician suggested not to use oils and soaps. I'm using mild baby cleanser at bath time and using cetaphil lotion. But still rashes are there and baby is getting darker day by day. Plz suggest me any remedy to reduce them
Answer: Aloe vera fresh gell will give him relief in rashes. Try it and if the skin is dry mix coconut oil in the gel it will cure the dryness.