ExpertDr.Rasika ThosarPaediatric Intensivist
A. jbavoid cold climate, cold winds.
give plenty of feeds , adequate rest to the baby.
indirect steam , hot water bath will also help.
consult your paediatrician if baby is feeding less, excessively drowsy or if cold increases.
post illness babies might be cranky , irritable.
nose block congestion also result in loss of appetite, difficult sucking. try different head up feeding position.
feed by spoon otherwise.
if bottle feeding, maintain sterility as its a common source of infections.
SanthoshiMom of a 2 yr 4 m old girl
A. Not asap because Home remedies are good but it would take a longer time to recover. Babies cant bear for a long time. It's better to check with doctor once and you can treat with medicines and home remedies parallely, that will help on faster recovery for the baby.