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Question: My baby is having cough and cold what to do

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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.
Answer: Hello, I'm happy to help. Sorry to hear your babys cough and cold. Here are a few tips: Make sure he 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. Use saline drops if required. Take care.
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