When summer comes, babies tend to get prickly heat. Prickly heat is caused by the hot and humid weather, and the sweat of human body causes the red pimples on the skin caused by the blocked pores, which will produce itching, pain and make the baby feel uncomfortable. So in order to prevent prickly heat, what should babies pay attention to when bathing in summer?
The baby has prickly heat in summer. Warm water is the best way to bathe
Baby grew prickly heat, with cold water, hot water bath will stimulate the condition, then baby bath to pay attention to what en?
★ do not use hot water or cold water. Use warm water. Do not use irritating alkaline soap. At the same time, do not use a cool towel or wash with cold water immediately after sweating. The most scientific way is to dry with a towel after sweating, and then wash with warm water.
★ you can add some flower dew or gold and silver flower dew to the bath water, or use ten drops of water, and the effect is very good. Due to the delicate skin of infants and young children, it is not suitable to rub directly. Ten drops of water can be diluted with warm boiled water in the proportion of 1:10 before reuse. The number of times per day can be increased or decreased depending on the number of prickly heat.
There are also folk methods for curing prickly heat. The mixture of Hibiscus leaves, lotus leaves, balsam pear heart and aloe leaves is used to boil and bathe children, so the effect of preventing prickly heat is better.
★ after bathing your baby, don’t immediately apply powder refreshing products such as prickly ash powder to your baby, because it is easy to mix with sweat, block pores, and cause poor sweating. Therefore, after taking a bath, you must wipe your baby’s body clean, and apply some talcum powder on the wrinkled part to make your body fresh and dry.
How to prevent babies from getting prickly heat
To prevent the baby from developing prickly heat, we can start from four aspects: food, clothing, housing and transportation.
Clothes, is to give the baby to change sweat wet clothes, choose broad, absorbent, breathable cotton clothes, chemical fiber clothes easy to stimulate the skin, not water, try not to choose.
Food refers to that parents can boil some hot and humid soup, such as mung bean soup, honeysuckle water, watermelon juice, etc., and feed them appropriately according to their baby’s age.
To live is to control the temperature difference between indoor and outdoor. If indoor air-conditioning environment for a long time, the baby will easily grow prickly heat once encountering outdoor high temperature. In addition, keep the environment ventilated and cool.
OK, after taking a warm bath for the baby, apply a little prickly heat powder to the key parts that are easy to develop prickly heat, such as the neck, chest, back, armpit and elbow socket (for babies only).
An important step to prevent prickly heat is to wash your baby’s skin and keep it dry and clean. It’s better to bathe your baby 2-3 times a day, and drop a few drops of precious water in the bath water. The common sense about what health habits children need to cultivate is still in the process of updating. Please continue to pay attention to this website!