During winter, your baby needs extra care and attention to prevent seasonal illness as the cold season is known to make their skin dry. So, give your little bundle of joy extra care. It also brings its challenges like seasonal colds or trying to keep warm. Read on to find out how best to care for your baby during the winter, and what to do to protect them from seasonal illnesses.
1. Rough, Red Cheeks: Chapped skin is dry skin that becomes inflamed due to irritation caused by friction from clothing and runny nose.
2. Diaper Rash: Wearing a diaper of the wrong size and friction generally causes diaper rashes.
3.Skin disease: Babies with skin disease have insufficient skin surface for holding moisture. Like regular dry skin, dermatitis tends to erupt during winter.
Here some tips for how to protect your newborn baby in winter from cold.
1. Massage To Improve Blood Circulation:
Massage your newborn especially in the winters to help improve the blood flow and immunity levels. You can use olive oil, almond oil or coconut oil to massage baby. Make sure you close the door and keep the room warm when you are massaging your baby. You can give your newborn a nice massage an hour or two before bath time.
2. Breastfeed Newborn baby:
Breastfeeding your newborn is the best way to boost his immunity. It will help him keep the cold and infections at bay. Try to breastfeed your baby for the first six months continuously.
3. Keep The Room Warm:
Maintain a warm temperature in your baby’s bedroom throughout the harsh winter season. Make sure you provide heat to room use room heater. Close all windows at night to avoid any cold air from entering the nursery. However, ensure adequate ventilation too but always try to keep the door closed.
4. Make Sure Wear Comfortable And Warm Clothes:
Make your baby wear warm and comfortable clothes. Remember that the temperature of his room may already be warm, and hence your newborn may not need too many layers of clothing to try to wear your baby fewer clothes. newborn baby can not manage lots of clothes they can suffocate from many clothes, Put on socks and mittens for your newborn to make him feel cozy and snug.
5. Ditch the coat in the car.
Taking off your baby’s coat in the car may seem counterintuitive. But the problem with that cute puffy coat is if there’s too much material between the baby and the car seat straps, the material could compress during an accident, leaving space for your baby to become unsecured.