Answer: Due to weather it is very easy to catch cold cough. we don’t get outside as much so our babies don’t make as much Vitamin D. Vitamin D is very important in the immune system, so get the kids out as much as possible.
Give him breastfed on demand, don't force.
While sleeping , her head was kept raised with the help of pillows so that she could breathe easily.
Heat a tava and dry roast 5 garlic pods and 2 tsps of ajwain. Once roasted , make a pouch out of it in a clean muslin/ wash cloth. This pouch was warmed , and rubbed on baby’s chest and back when she was sleeping. This helps to dissolve the phlegm accumulated in her chest .
boiling garlic cloves in mustard oil and applying it externally on chest and head of baby also helps...
kept vaporizer on in the room with tulsi leaves where she sleeps , so that the moisture helps her to breathe and soften her congested nose....
Your breast milk is full of antibodies that will keep your baby strong and will help your little one fight against infection and germs.
If your child's really uncomfortable, visit ur doctor
Similar Questions with Answers
Question: My 4 months old premature baby is having cold and cough. What should I do.??
Answer: Hello dear. Sorry to hear your babys cough and cold. Here are a few tips:
Make sure the baby gets plenty of rest.
Offer extra breastfeeds or bottle feeds. Your baby will need plenty of fluids to fight off the infection .
Give the correct dose of medicines.
Use a humidifier for the room.
Run a hot shower, close the door, and sit inside with your child for 15 minutes before bed and again for 15 minutes in the morning. The steam helps loosen chest and nasal congestion, making it easier for kids tocough or blow it out. Take care.
Question: My baby is 11 month old she is having cough and cold what i should do
Answer: Hii Give baby tomato soup, besan sheera, oats, khichdi, dalia as meal. Massage baby with mustard infused with garlic and ajwain. This will make baby warm and losen the mucus, u can warm few peeled garlic and tie it in potli with ajwqin. Massage baby chest with it. Make sure potli temp. Is warm and berable. U can apply babyrub vicks in baby sole chest and back while sleeping. Give jayfal one pinch mixed in one spoon of milk to baby.u can also use saline drop for loosening the clogged nose.mucus And use buld syreinge to take out mucus as baby cant blow it.
Question: My baby is 4 week now she having seviour cold nd cough what should i do
Answer: Hi. Following can help you cure blocked nose cold and cough.:
Breast milk the best remedy to cure almost every disease in infants, because of blocked nose yiur baby may not be able to latch properly but hou need yo keep ogfering it to baby.
2. Squirt breast milk in nose and it would help fast curing of cold.
3.saline water: just a drop in each nostrils, Saline water will help unblocking the stuffy nose of your child. Keep cleaning the nose.
4.garlic and ajwain fumes:
Roast 2–3 big cloves of garlic & few pinches of Ajwain on tawa for just one minute. You will be able to smell powerful fumes. Let the mixture cool down and keep near your child. The smell of mixture will heal the cold & cough of your child. You can also bind the mixture in pouch for better handling.
5. Light Steam
Inhaling steam is a natural way to provide relief for blocked nose, chest congestion & cold.
Dont give your baby direct steam but place steamer near your bed and let the room fill with it.
Massage your baby with mustard oil boiled in garlic and ajwain let it be warm and massage baby with this oil in morning and before sleeping.
Above all skin to skin contact with mother works the best.
Question: my baby is 4 months old. he is having dry cough and nose congestion. what should I give him
Answer: Hello! Try these home remedies for curing cold, cough and nose congestion.
1. Breastmilk also improves the immunity of your child to fight against bacteria, germs, and virus.
You can put few drops of breastmilk in each nostril of your baby. It will help to cure a cough and cold faster.
2. Ajwain Potli
Ajwain or carom seeds have antiviral and antibacterial properties. Dry roast ajwain on a tava or pan. Put the ajwain in a cotton cloth and make a potli of it. Gently rub it on the baby’s chest, back, under feet and palms.
Make sure the potli is not very hot. First, test the temperature by putting the potli on your wrist. Make sure that the baby must have a single layer of clothing before you start to rub potli on the body.
Caution: Don’t rub it on the naked chest of your baby.
You can place potli near baby’s nose or in baby’s crib so that it can inhale ajwain smell. It is a really helpful remedy to cure baby’s cough.
3.Nasal saline drops are a quick solution to get relief from the blocked nose and nasal congestion in newborns. It’s safe and recommended by pediatrics to use for infants.
Saline drops are actually the salt-based water. Put saline drops in each nostril of your baby as this would help to clear the nose. Nasal saline drops loosen up mucus. Use of saline drops makes feeding easier for your baby. Just elevate your baby’s head while putting in the drops, otherwise, the liquid will flow out.
4. Garlic Cloves in Ghee/ Mustard oil
Boil few cloves of garlic into mustard oil and apply it externally on your baby’s neck, chest, back, under feet and palms.
This remedy helps to cure cough of your child. Remember, the oil must be warm and not very hot. Mustard oil gives warmth to the body and garlic has antibacterial properties that help to destroy bacteria that cause cold.
5. Mustard oil infused with sendha namak
Mix 1 teaspoon of sendha namak in warm mustard oil and gently massage on the chest and back of your baby and cover the baby with a cotton sheet or blanket. This mixture gives warmth to your little one’s body.
6. Vicks Baby Rub.
Rub Vicks baby rub on the bottom of your baby’s feet and cover the feet with cotton or woolen socks, depending on the weather.
7. Elevate baby’s head
Your baby’s sleep may get disturbed because of blocked and stuffy nose. He may have breathing issue while sleeping. To make your baby sleep comfortably, elevate its head slightly using a pillow. It helps your child to breathe easily during congestion.
Inhaling light steam helps to clear the blockage and loosen the mucus in your baby’s nose. Steam is a good and natural way to deal with blocked nose and chest congestion. Clear nose helps your baby to sleep better. Inhaling steam helps to open blocked airways.
To give light steam to your baby, keep your baby in your lap and keep steamer near you. This way, your baby will get the sufficient steam. Continue it for about 10 to 15 minutes. Avoid keeping your baby close to the hot steam water as it could harm your little one. You can keep steamer near your bed and turn your baby’s face towards it.
You can also use bathroom as the steam room, turn on hot water tap or shower and let the door remain closed. Sit in the bathroom along with your baby for 10-15 minutes. Your baby will get sufficient steam.
If your child doesn’t like steam then you can use room humidifier or vaporizer in its sleeping area. It will help to keep room moist.