When it’s cold, mom will put on more clothes for her baby at the first time. But in addition, in fact, when you help your baby take a bath, you need to pay a little attention, otherwise your baby will catch cold accidentally. In addition, many mothers will worry about taking a bath for their baby because of the cold weather, which will make her catch cold and reduce the number of baths or even not. But in fact, when it’s cold, there’s a trick to help your baby take a bath, so that your baby can wash comfortably while the cold can’t take advantage of it! Do these steps well, baby does not get sick in winter bath!
Bath your baby frequently in winter
When winter comes, we must pay attention to the following methods when bathing our baby:
Create a good environment
In winter, the baby stay in the room much longer than other seasons, and the doors and windows are closed, it is easy to suffer from bedroom disease. Therefore, in the room where the baby lives, we should pay attention to the regular opening of windows and ventilation, twice a day, no less than half an hour each time. Some potted plants can be placed in the room, such as Chlorophytum, Eupatorium, clover, broccoli, etc., so that the baby can be closer to nature. Do not leave edges and sharp edges on the corners and handles of the furniture to prevent the baby from hitting the sharp corners of tables and chairs when running. The room also needs a comfortable lighting environment. The light should not be too strong, soft and dazzling. In the interior, we should pay attention to reasonable clothing and increase or decrease at any time. Some parents also need to wear more clothes for the baby indoors. If the baby has a little activity, he will sweat and wet his clothes. If he doesn’t change his clothes in time, he will catch cold and cold. The baby is easy to kick after falling asleep. Parents should cover it in time to avoid getting cold.
Take a bath in winter
Although it is cold in winter, the baby’s bathing every day can keep the skin clean, not easy to infect, and has no harm. However, bathing your baby in winter is very important. Baby’s skin, some places to dry, some places to wet. Don’t let the baby soak in water for a long time, especially for the baby with dry skin. Because the bubble time is too long, the skin is easy to dehydrate, which will aggravate the skin dryness. At the same time, too long time, will make the skin’s outermost cuticle absorb water and become soft, thus reducing the skin’s resistance. When bathing, the indoor temperature should be kept around 20 ℃.
Strengthen the adaptability to cold
Exercise baby’s ability to regulate cold is not mature, so it is more susceptible to cold than adults. But this adaptability can be gradually improved. The easiest way is to take your baby outdoors on a windless day. Wash your face with cold water at ordinary times, wipe your body with cold towel after you adapt, and further, wash your face with cold water for ten seconds and then dry it with dry towel. This method of gradually adapting to the cold can not only increase the baby’s resistance to disease, but also prevent the occurrence of frostbite.
Regulate the baby according to syndrome differentiation
In winter, some body deficiency babies take tonic drugs can actually enhance their physique and reduce diseases. Winter is the best time to nourish, but according to different objects, we can get twice the result with half the effort. The baby is easy to catch cold, sweaty, pale and weak at ordinary times, which belongs to the type of qi deficiency. The commonly used Chinese medicine for invigorating qi and accumulating sweat includes Astragalus, Pseudostellaria, dangshen, calcined keel, glutinous rice root and floating wheat. The baby is emaciated, has little appetite, yellow face, loose stool, which belongs to the type of spleen deficiency. The commonly used Chinese medicine for invigorating the spleen and eliminating food, such as yam, lentils, Poria cocos, Atractylodes macrocephala, hawthorn and malt. The baby is backward in growth , enuresis, frequent urination, no color, belonging to kidney deficiency type, can be used as kidney tonic herbs, such as Psoralea, Xianling spleen, cooked earth, Morinda, asparagus, etc. If your baby has bad breath, constipation and thick tongue coating, you should first use heat clearing and dampness removing herbs, such as rice kernel, tangerine peel, agastache, Coptis, reed root, etc., and then use tonic after removing the heat and dampness.
Winter diet for babies
Chinese yam, ginger and jujube congee: take 30g of Chinese yam, 10g of Chinese date, 5g of ginger and 50g of Japonica rice, cook congee and eat it. It has the effect of invigorating the spleen and appetizing the stomach. It is suitable for babies with spleen deficiency or normal babies.
Astragalus, ginger and mutton congee: take 30g Astragalus, 10g ginger, 200g raw mutton and 60g japonica rice. First boil the Astragalus for 30 minutes, remove the dregs and leave the juice, add mutton, ginger and yellow wine, stew until the meat is rotten, then add a little salt and japonica rice, and cook it into porridge for eating. It has the effect of nourishing qi and warming Yang, and is suitable for the children with cold hands and feet.
Chicken soup with walnut meat and wolfberry: take 30g of walnut meat, 20g of wolfberry fruit, 300g of chicken, 30g of red dates, add ginger, yellow sauce, a little salt, and cook in soup. It has the function of Tonifying the kidney and helping the growth. It is suitable for babies with kidney deficiency.
Huangjing longan pork liver soup: take 30g Huangjing, 50g longan meat, 250g pig liver, add ginger, wine, salt a little, and eat in soup. It has the function of nourishing qi and blood, and is suitable for anemia babies.
Warm reminder: do not bathe your baby for 48 hours after vomiting, diarrhea, skin damage, injection of preventive injection, shivering and fever. If you are interested in children’s health habits, please go to this safety net for relevant information.