Every mother and father wants their children to grow up happy and peaceful, as well as to be healthy. Parents, who even control the baby’s breathing and breathing, witness that their babies, especially those with the flu, have shortness of breath. With simple methods, you can make your baby breathe more easily. How to detect shortness of breath in babies? What to do with a baby who has shortness of breath?
Parents whose babies are sick often worry about their baby’s shortness of breath. Shortness of breath is usually caused by tightness in the chest, mostly as a result of the mucus preventing the lungs from swelling, which occurs in diseases such as the flu. Shortness of breath, which is called hunger for air, affects the routine life of the baby and harms its development. The baby who does not get enough oxygen will be weak and need to lie down more than his normal peers. However, its development may be delayed. Shortness of breath that impairs the baby’s quality of life, insufficient oxygen intake and insufficient carbon dioxide excretion begin to cause problems in the heart system as well as the respiratory system.
HOW TO DEFINITELY DEFINITELY DEFINITELY IN BABIES?
Stating that it is quite normal for babies to have difficulty breathing in infectious diseases, experts stated that as a result of experiencing serious difficulties in breathing, they bring to mind diseases related to shortness of breath. The symptoms in the baby who is short of breath are as follows:
- There is edema or swelling of the face, neck, eyes and lips.
- Edema and swelling are seen in the feet and ankles.
- Respiratory rate is higher than normal. (Normal: 0-1 years of age min 50, 1-12 years old min 40, over 12 years old, if the min is more than 20, there is shortness of breath.)
- A rapid heartbeat is an important symptom.
- wheezing breathing,
- A whistling, high-frequency breathing sound is accompanied by breathing.
- More than normal drooling from the mouth.
- Baby snoring when lying on his back
- Greenish or yellow sputum production,
- Being tired all day long and not being able to spend energy are the symptoms.
IF YOU NOTICE THESE SYMPTOMS IN YOUR BABY, CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR A MOMENT BEFORE THE DISEASE PROGRESS!
WHAT TO DO TO A BABY WHO HAS HARSHING?
You should first apply a steam room to the baby who has shortness of breath. Steam thins and drains mucus. Turn on the hot water for a while and close the doors. Sit the baby towards where the steam of hot water is emitted, or you can buy inexpensive steam inhalers made for this. Steaming for 10 minutes will help your baby relax.
Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, ginger fights many respiratory diseases thanks to its antibacterial and antiviral properties. Ginger, which reduces inflammation in the lungs, is good for the problem of shortness of breath. For babies over 1 year old, mix equal amounts of ginger juice, pomegranate juice and honey and feed 1 tablespoon three times a day.
When cold and cough come to mind, experts who first suggested honey stated that it accelerated healing with its antibacterial and antioxidant properties. Thanks to its contribution to the immune system, it ensures the early elimination of the disease from the body, and also relieves the throat and stomach. Mix 2 teaspoons of honey with 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice and give it to your child every few hours. Warm honey milk will relieve symptoms. Attention! Honey can be dangerous for babies under 1 year old!