Q:

My 3 months old baby has cold and cough.    day time he is ok.  Doctor says he has his chest clear.  i am worried as every night he wakes up choking and coughing. Can you tell me some home remedies. And wanted to know what to avoid so he doesn't get cold.  And can i give him a head bath..



Subha

don't give head bath until cold gets clear. tie some scarf. keep the fan slow. make the baby to lie on a small pillow, keep him in inclined position so that cough can be reduced

Subha

home remedy for cold: heat some coconut oil, put a small pinch of turmeric and apply that luke warm oil on the chest area,make sure it's not much heat

Sheetal Rai

please don't give head bath. u give him massage with mustard oil and cook it with crushed garlic aijwain and methi. all these ingredients are hot so it will be very good. apply a bit on the soft spot then on the nose. and then massage and keep the baby covered. try to take steam. and usually the if baby is suffering from anything at night time it tends to aggrevate. so don't worry if the doctor says chest is alright then it might be. try to keep ur baby's head in a slightly raised oosition.

Dhara Popat

you can also apply nilgiri oil on chest and feet of your baby. In morning you can crush fresh tulsi leaves say 8-10 of them with one tea spoon water and apply that paste on forehead and chest of baby .. this is good home remedy

Megha Mehta

sheetal n dhara both says good and correct things n b carefull to do all this things as u go for the treatment of baby not for adult.....

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