How to treat cold at the one-year-old child

How to treat cold at the one-year-old child

During the onset of cold weather and the first spring warming try to pay more attention to a condition of your kid, symptoms of cold at children are shown quickly enough. If yours the baby became sluggish, whimsical, easy tussiculation, congestion of a nose and small temperature appeared, it begins cold. At once see a doctor who will pick up the necessary course of treatment often based on methods of traditional medicine.

It is required to you

  • - dogrose;
  • - cranberry;
  • - guelder-rose;
  • - raspberry;
  • - sea-buckthorn;
  • - lemon;
  • - honey;
  • - salt.


1. Try to give to drink as often as possible to the child as at the increased body temperature the liquid loss considerably increases. Besides plentiful drink promotes removal of toxins from an organism. Very well such means as dogrose broth, cranberry drink, broth of a guelder-rose, sea-buckthorn, raspberry, raisin, tea with a lemon, honey water will be suitable for these purposes.

2. Surely moisten air in the room of the diseased of the baby. It will help you to avoid emergence of dry crusts in a nose at the kid. Try to air 1-2 times a day the room and to do in it damp cleaning.

3. You watch closely the body temperature of the child, at cold it can be very high. Do not forget that at temperature increase the organism begins to produce interferon in much bigger quantities that promotes fast recovery. Therefore force down temperature only in case it exceeds 38 degrees.

4. Do not wrap up the child at all, excess heat has to leave freely. Maintain in the room air temperature within 20-23 degrees. If feels feverish the kid, give him warm drink and cover with a blanket.

5. Well helps to bring down temperature (in the absence of a fever) acetic rubdown. Add 15 ml of vinegar to liter of warm water (38-40 degrees). Take a small piece of soft fabric (it is possible cotton pads, vatu) and, periodically dipping it in solution, rub off a breast of the kid, then a back, hands and legs. Carry out rubdown in such order and, whenever possible, very quickly that the child did not freeze. Then put socks on the baby and cover with a blanket. You carry out the procedure each 1.5-2 hours.

6. If the kid had allocations from a nose, make washing. In 0.5 l of warm water (boiled) dissolve 0.5 l of salt. Dig in the prepared rasvor on 3-4 drops in each nasal course then, having waited for 2-3 minutes, accurately clean a nose of the baby with a Q-tip (special children's enema) or if he is able, ask to blow the nose.

7. Dig remedy in the cleaned nose. For example, sea-buckthorn or olive oil, onions juice with addition of olive oil (1:5), juice of an aloe, kalanchoe, camomile broth with juice of an aloe (1:1). It is necessary to drip after each washing (but is not more often than 5 times during the day) on 2-3 drops.

8. If body temperature does not exceed 37.5 degrees, steam to the kid of a leg. Pour warm water into a basin and lower in it legs of the baby. That it was not boring for the child, start up there ships or several other toys with which he likes to bathe. Constantly controlling a hand water temperature in a basin, little by little add hot. You watch closely the child and as soon as his legs redden, pour over them cool water, then again lower in a basin for 2-3 minutes. Repeat 3 times then properly pound legs a towel and put on woolen socks.

9. Despite efficiency of all above means, before their application surely consult with the doctor.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team