Answer: Hi.. Breast milk is a natural source of antioxidants,it alone can do wonders in reducing cough of babies , so breast feed as you can.
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 cold and cough a lot.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
Answer: Hi dear. It's normal. Keep the baby warm. Heat 2 cloves of garlic in mustard oil and apply on the baby's chest. It will dilute the mucus and make it ooze out. You can also apply turmeric paste on baby's chest, neck and feet. Keep the baby in a steamy bathroom for a few minutes.
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Question: my 4 months baby is having cough since yesterday.Due to which he is crying and not able to sleep.
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.
Question: I have a 10 day old boy. He latches on one breast properly but on other he is not able to and keeps crying. What should i do?
Answer: Hello dear
It is normal if ur baby is refusing one breast an drinking from only one breast. U dont need to worry because the more your baby drinks from one side, the more that breast will produce milk. There can be various reasons ur baby is taking only one breast:
1. Ur breast is so stiff that it cause latching difficult
2. Difference in nipples, might be left one is easy to latch
3. Flow differences between the two nipples
4. Low milk supply in one breast
5. Taste of that breast is not good
6. Maybe your baby is refusing one breast because he/she is more comfortable on one side.
7. Might be ur baby has ear pain or infection in that side
Question: My baby is nw 6 month completed he is having too much of cold and cough he is not able to sleep crying pls tell solutions
Answer: Hello dear. Pls take your little one to a pediatrician your baby is too young to be self medicated. You can try external remedies, roast ajwain and tie it in a muslin cloth, place near baby.
Try baby rub (not vicks), use a humidifier in the room, can even cut onions and place in the room.