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Tips to keep baby cool in summers!

Apr 10 , 2018

Summer is a tricky season, no matter you spend it inside or outside. It starts with lots of problems, especially for a child as hot conditions are painful and can even lead to infections and rashes. Therefore, here are some simple things you can do to make your child comfortable in summers:

  • Dress them right

The choice of clothing can help your child feel comfortable in summers:

* Try to dress them up in pure cotton clothes as they are more absorbent than other synthetic fibers.

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*Choose lightweight clothes and avoid dark colors.

*Whenever they go outdoor cover them up with a hat.

Avoid oil massage

Since summer is already a hot and sticky season, you don’t want to make it worse for your baby! Avoid heavy massage oils that can weigh down on your baby’s skin.

  • Stay indoors at peak time

The worst time for your baby to be outdoors is 11:00 am to 4:00 pm so try to keep your child indoors during this period of time. During daytime sum harms skin the most so, try going out early  morning or late in evening.

  • Apply Talcum powder

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Applying talcum powder in summers is an old technique that is being used by many generations now. Putting it on the fold of the skin helps to keep the body dry in hot weather, ensure to apply the talcum powder to child’s body daily after bath.

  • Provide good ventilation

As a baby doesn’t perspire effectively, he can become overheated more quickly than the adults. So never leave an infant in a hot room or a parked car for a long time because it could spike his temperature. Try to keep the windows of his room open and ensure proper ventilation in your home.

  • Keep them hydrated

Babies can get dehydrated very fast, so try to keep them hydrated.Your child must drink 50% more water than usual in the summer season. You can even give him  liquids like juices and glucose to keep the body hydrated.

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