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    Cold in children: These remedies are given by my mother-in-law who is an expert in home remedies.

    Dissolve saffron in mother’s milk and apply to forehead and nose, avoid nostrils.

    Remedies for 1 month baby:

    Omam – ½ tsp, put it in a kadai and allow it to splash, add ¼ tumbler water. Allow it to boil till it becomes half the quantity. Using a clean soft cloth filter it and give 1 tsp ( it should not be spicy but bitter). Burp the baby nicely.

    Remedies for 4 months baby:

    Omam – 1 tsp, put it in a kadai and allow it to splash, add ½ tumbler water and 2 betel leaves or tulsi leaves in pieces. Alloow it to boil till it becomes half the quantity. Using a clean soft cloth filter it and give to the child. Burp the baby nicely.

    Remedies at 1 year:

    Omam – 1 tsp, 2 – 3 pepper, clove – 2. Put it in a kadai and after it splashes add ½ tumbler water and allow it to boil till it becomes half the quantity. Using a clean soft cloth filter and give to the child. If the child refuses to have, apply little honey to the child’s tongue and then give.

    BURPING THE BABY IS VERY ESSENTIAL

    You can look for many such remedies at



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    Nice remedies i'd say and all the ladies (whether facing this problem or not) should read this post.
    Nice job rekhasneha!

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    First thing that you need to do if your new born is suffering from cold and cough is to stop giving bath to it and then covering the baby with warm cloth. If the health condition of the baby worsens day by day then better consult doctor and don’t take risk. Since the baby is very small don’t even try any home remedies as it might be allergenic.

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    As parents we are so worried when our child falls ill, and we can never bear it, it’s horrible when a child is suffering from cold and cough. Well for cold and cough in babies try this simple remedy.
    • Heat 2 Tsp of milk and add turmeric to it and feed your baby. This is the simple and quick remedy for cold in new born, infants.

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    New born babies are very sensitive to any kind of strong doses of medicine. Better heat warm mustard oil with few cloves of garlic. Allow it to cool for a minute and give a soft massage over its body with the oil. Never give bath at such condition. If necessary wipe the body with a wet cloth dipped in warm water. People used to give heat to the body by pressing a warm cloth over the infant's body. For this you can just press a warm cloth over a hot pot or utensil. Press the cloth over the baby’s body softly and it will help soothe the baby from cold affect.

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    hi to all

    im sorry n plz no offence ... but in my point of view ... never try anything for new borns n infants ...

    always visit doctor ... and if mothers milk is sufficient then till 4- 6 months of age dont give baby anything except mother s milk ....

    not even water...



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