Answer: Breastfeeding is the first and foremost solution to treat cold and cough for your newborn. In your baby’s first six months, breastmilk is the only way to heal your child’s body from any type of problem.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.
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.
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Question: My baby is 25 days old.. suffering from cold n cough.. due to cough she is unable tto take proper breathing.. plz help
Answer: Hello! New-born babies are more prone to viral infections including common cold and cough because their immune systems are not strong and fully developed yet.
Some Home Remedies for your coughing baby
1.Continue breastfeed your baby because breastmilk contains antibodies which help the baby’s body build immunity against germs, viruses and bacteria
2.Dry roast two big cloves of garlic and one tablespoon of ajwain. Once it cools down, place the mixture in a clean muslin cloth to make a tight pouch. Keep the pouch hidden under the baby’s pillow or cot. The aroma from the pouch can help in opening the blocked nose and provide relief from congestion
3.Take about one-fourth cup of warm mustard oil infused with crushed garlic. Massage this oil on the soles of the baby’s feet and chest. A pinch of carom seeds can be added to this too. Mustard oil has a warming effect that helps soothe congestion
Question: im 17 week pregnant. and having cold and cough from last month... unable to sleep at night due to cough
Answer: home remedies for cold n cough
Warm, salt-water gargles help by drawing out the mucus and reducing the painful swelling in the throat. Salt also quells the itching sensation in the throat.
These sticky tabs gently help to open up nasal passages so that you can breathe easier.
Drink plenty of water
It is important to stay hydrated as some common cold symptoms such as sneezing and runny nose can cause slight dehydration. Avoid drinks with caffeine as they may dehydrate you.
Honey and lemon
Hot water with honey and lemon can work miracles. Honey soothes your throat and the vitamin C in the lemon boosts the immune system. Ginger juice helps relieve the pain.
Question: Hi, my baby is 15days old and he is having cold and cough due yo which he is unable to sleep properly. Plz suggest
Answer: Hi dear, cold can be tough on baby, as they get dull and obviously we being mother gets very concerned. change of climate can be a reason of having cold. Here are few tried tips hope this will help.Heat mustard oil with garlic cloves and ajwain, heat till fumes cone. Apply on the chest and palm and feet of the baby. Give ajwain potli, heat ajwain ii n a tave till it tunrs black..tie it in muslin cloth and keep it near yr baby.Dip cotton balls in Nilgiri oil and put it in the four corners of the room.You can also add few drops of Nilgiri oil give the baby steam in a closed room.