Winter Care of Children: These days, it is extremely cold in many states, at some places the temperature has reached one or two degrees Celsius. In such a situation, newborn children and the elderly are most at risk of cold. If you also have small children in your house whose age is 6 months or less and this is their first cold, then you need to take special precautions. Let us tell you how you can keep babies up to 6 months old warm in winter, so that you do not need to take them to the hospital.
Why is it important to protect children in winter?
Generally the temperature of any normal body is between 36 to 37 degrees Celsius. At the same time, if we talk about newborn children, their temperature decreases quickly. Due to decrease in the body temperature of children, they may suffer from hypothermia and their head, feet, hands and soles may get cold very quickly. In such a situation, let us tell you how you should take care of the children.
It is important to take care of Kangaroo
You must have seen that a kangaroo hugs its babies, which provides heat to its body. In the same way, if you keep your small children close to your heart, they will get warmth and their body temperature will remain normal.
massage with mustard oil
To maintain the body temperature of children in winter, massage the soles of their feet, palms of hands, chest and head with mustard oil. Mustard oil works to warm the body.
Breastfeed every 2 to 3 hours
If your child is on breast feeding, then you must breastfeed him every 2 to 3 hours. This will not only keep the baby’s stomach full, but when you keep him touching your body, his body temperature also remains normal. Cover babies properly with clothes while breastfeeding.
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