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Father of a 1 yr 3 m old boy

Q. My son is 7 months old. He is suffering from cough and cold. what are the home remedies for this?

ExpertDr. Pandurang sawantPaediatrician
A. Good morning No need of any medication if mild illness If baby have cold then need steam inhalation, nasal decongestant drops (nasivion baby nasal drops/Otrivin-P nasal drops 1drop in each nostril 3-4 times a day for 3 days). Keep ur baby well hydrated in cough cold fever episode Maintain hygiene, hand wash properly, Keep ur baby away from other infected persons if possible , continue to give  all  food items as before, continue breast feed as well till 1.5 yrs of age, It will help for fast recovery.  If decreased oral intake, decreased urine output,  breathing difficulty, high fever Then need to consult with ur nearest pediatrician.
NihitaMom of a 2 yr 3 m old boy
A. you should grind the Tulsi leaves completely give it in the form of paste to the baby along with honey and lukewarm water it will help to provide quite some relief to the child from cough and cold
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