Tips For Treating Newborn In Fever

Fever among newborns is quite common. This is because their immune system is not as mature as an older baby. Newborns are likely to get many infections until they become three to four months old and develop some strong immunity. Whenever, newborn have temperature little more than 38C (measured rectally) or 37.5C (measured under armpit), there is a possibility that a child is suffering from fever.

We need to be very careful in identifying fever and also while we administer some medicines.

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Do you know cold in babies is a common phenomenon?

Babies get cold very easily. One of the reasons babies get cold very often is because of immature immune system. They are prone to various kinds of viruses that cause cold. As a parent of a new-born, you must have always wondered on how to cure babys cold and must have searched for baby cold remedies . One should be careful in dealing with infants with colds as it may spread to other family members. Following points will give you some tips on babys cold treatment and also guide on how to cure babys cold:

Calling-up a doctor: While you seek some treatment for babys cold , it is always advisable, that you call your babies paediatrician and inform him about the babys health. Mention him about the cold in detailed way. Take note of his advice and follow it.

Give some fluid: Fluid loss is common during cold because of running nose. Paediatricians suggest that ample amount of liquid (water, juice, etc.) should be given to baby during cold. This will help baby to remain hydrated in the slow process of recovery from the cold.

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Has newborn babys diarrhea become a worrisome experience for you?

Diarrhea is common among new-born babies. As babies cannot speak of the problem, the only way they can express discomfort is by crying. It is often a worrisome experience for parents. Diarrhea leads to dehydration and also gradual degradation of overall health of a baby. Babies also have nappy rash because of long hours of nappy use. Treatment of newborn babys diarrhea is easy, but sometimes it might get critical. Thus, it is very important that you closely observe the symptoms and help your child recover. This post will help you understand the causes and symptoms of diarrhea and also its treatment.

What causes diarrhea in newborn babies?

Diarrhea occurs because of gastro-intestinal infections caused by parasites, bacteria or viruses. The infection is caused if a baby consumes contaminated food, water, or touches faecal matter (while nappy is dirty and is not changed timely). Rotavirus (a kind of virus) is responsible for severe diarrhea in babies. It usually recovers in 3-10 days.

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Are you distressed because of your baby crying?

You might often wonder as an elder or a parent on how to calm a crying baby. It is sometimes challenging to calm a crying baby especially for new moms. There are various factors like hunger, nappy rashes, fear of a stranger, fatigue, sickness, etc. Well, crying is also how babies communicate, thus you should always be able to understand the signal of your baby.

Here we present you some ways to calm down baby fast from crying:

Understand need of the baby : It is very necessary to understand the need of the baby to know how to stop baby from crying. You should be able to understand specifically the reason that might be causing the baby to cry. You should be prompt in catering to following needs of your baby:

a) I am Hungry: As hunger is one of the major reasons that lead babies to cry, you must ensure a proper feeding routine, which will lead to a habit formation and baby will be happier and healthy.

b) I am tired: Sometimes your baby might get too tired after playing or being with you. So, let her sleep comfortably in a cot.

c) Change my nappy: We all are aware of soft and tender skin of babies; the nappy often is uncomfortable to babies when it is on for hours together or when it gets wet. However some babies might not complain of wet nappy, but majority of them will. Thus, be ready to check and help them with a new nappy or just leave them without nappy when they are at home.

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New Moms worry: Why do babies cry?

Your baby is in your hands and you are anxious! Why is this so? Because you had never anticipated that the baby will cry and that too the whole day and night! It is overwhelming for new mothers who have never held a baby in their hands, leave alone pacified it. But mothers will learn the different crying patterns as well, because mothers are the ones who handle the baby all day and night. A newborn babys crying patterns are not easy to distinguish, but with each day you will learn more about the baby.

Why do babies cry?

Why do babies cry is a frequently asked question by new moms. Babies cry for various reasons:

1. The main reason for why babies cry is if it is hungry. When there is a long gap between feeding, the baby gets hungry and begins to cry.

2. The second most common reason why newborn babies cry is due to nappy rash. Some nappies are harsh and the babys skin might be very sensitive, which can irritate the baby.

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Dealing with the Marks of Maternity Called Stretch Marks

Happy as you are with the bundle of joy in your hands, you are as well annoyed with those ugly stretch marks that show on your belly, breasts, thighs, hips and many more places. Now that you have a healthy baby, you can deal with those stretch marks. Stretch marks from pregnancy are a common sight; more than 90% of women get stretch marks, so remember you are not alone.

What causes stretch marks?

Stretch marks during pregnancy are caused by the stretching of skin to its limits. As the stomach enlarges to accommodate the baby, the skin stretches itself and when the baby is delivered, the marks are left on the body. Many times heredity is also the reason. The fact is there are changes in the elastic support of the tissue under the skin, which cause stretch marks. The cortisone increases and weakens the elastic fibers in the skin, which causes stretch marks.

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