Question: Hi my baby is 52 days old .. and I have got cold and cough and cold any home remedy for this... Can i breast feed my baby
Dear Cough and cold are one of the common childhood illness , it can caused by environment, climate change,and some cold causing foods . Remedies for cough and cold in infants
Breast milk is a natural source of antioxidants,it alone can do wonders in reducing cough of babies , so breast feed as you can.
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
Apply Vick's in a betel leaf and keep it under lamp for two min,then massage baby's chest with that leaf,it will cure cough a lot
Massage with warm mustard oil,will also reduce cough
You can dry roast a tbsp of ajwan ,till it's aroma comes,make a potli,use this as a compress , effective in reducing cold and cough
Question: My baby is 5 months 12 days old. I have cold and cough, will breastfeeding during this time effects?
Answer: No it will not affect your breastfeeding. .. infact your antibodies will pass on to baby and strengthen its immunity.... but please be careful when you cough or sneeze... use a mask when ur feeding or when you are near baby as he/she might inhale the droplets that you sneeze/cough and then get a cold.