Question: My baby is 3 months three weeks old and she has cold and cough....what should I do #firsttime parent
Answer: breastfeed your baby more often because it have a natural antibiotic in its I will help you baby in curing cold and you should also apply eucalyptus oil on your babies clothes and pillows and massage your baby throat and chest with lukewarm Desi ghee. idhar give steam to your baby or switch on cool mist humidifier in your room and also don't take your baby out side and protecting her from dust. if a baby is having a problem in breathing then you can place a few garlic cloves on your babies pillow as it has antibacterial properties so it smell will help your baby in a breathing properly and also keep your baby's head in elevated position while sleeping.
Question: My baby iz 3 months and 3 weaks old he has cough what should i do .should i consult doctor
Answer: Hello dear , Here are a few home remedies which will give baby some relief. Just tie 7 garlic pods in a small piece of cloth and keep near to the baby at night. Make sure the pod is well secured and does not open. Massage your baby’s chest with lukewarm mustard oil mixed with garlic cloves. Just rub a piece of nutmeg (jaiphal) on the grinding stone and mix this powder with 2 teaspoons of cow milk. Now apply this paste on the forehead of your child. Wipe off after some time. If these didn't work the you can check with doctor for some medicine..
Question: My baby is 6 months old he has cold and cough what can i do..
Answer: Hello dear.. To reduce cold and cough in infants, follow these remedies it might be helpful for you.. 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