Question: My baby is 5 months old and she is suffering from cold and cough.. Please suggest me what to do?
Answer: Hello 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
You can also boil water with ajwan or cumin seeds, you drink and then breast feed baby it will reduce cough a lot
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
Mother's can take soup with country chicken with pepper and salt,it is very much helpful in reducing baby's cough and cold
Question: My baby is suffering from cold and cough.... please tell me what to do
Answer: Hiii I can surely correlate ur pain as even my baby also used to get cold and cough in such a tiny age. But it is very natural for babies to get as they adjust with the atmosphere bacteria to get used to it. Also babies immunity are generally in developing stage so they catch the infections easily. Nothing to worry. Some basic home ready with give relieve to ur baby as giving medicine frequently for baby is not advisable. Roast 2-3 big cloves of garlic & few pinches of Ajwain on tawa for a min. The smell of this mixture will heal the cold & cough of your child.
Some moms put few drops of breast milk in the nose of child, and it helped in fast curing from cold. Make your bathroom steamy by running hot water tap for some time. Sit in bathroom for 10-15 minutes by taking your infant in your lap.i t always used to work in my case.Elevate your baby's head with help of pillow or cushion while she is sleeping to minimize the discomfort of blocked nose. Put few drops of saline water in the blocked nose of your child. Saline water will help unblocking the stuffy nose of your child. Light massage of warm mustard oil with (garlic and ajwain infused in it) on chest and back of your baby will help your baby to get relief from cough. Warm up coconut oil and put some drumstick leaves. Apply on hair of child suffering from cold.
Question: My son is suffering from blocked nose, so he is struggling to breath. Please tell me what to do. My son is one year old now
Answer: Blocked nose can be reduced to certain extent by following some home remedies
1.Drink warm water only as it helps to clear throat from the mucus
2.Take rock salt heat it in a pan pour in on cloth and massage it in warm temperatures on chest and back it helps to cut the mucus and gives you relief
3.Boil water with basil turmeric pepper ginger and drink only a spoon to two spoons for three to four times a day
4.Heat oil add camphor to it preserve thus oil u can apply this to chest and back while sleeping
5.If difficulty is more you can nebulize with natural saline so that breathing track becomes clear
If you still face difficulties please consult doctor