14. Nasal congestion
The baby's immune function is not sound, the resistance is poor, plus the nose and nasal cavity is relatively short, the nasal cavity nasal hair is sparse, the mucous membrane in the nasal cavity is tender, easily caused by respiratory tract infection nasal congestion.
When the nasal mucosa is congested and swollen due to cold and other conditions, a warm wet towel can be applied to the root of the nose. You can also carefully remove nasal water and mucus. In case of severe nasal congestion, please consult a doctor promptly.
Occasional sneezing does not matter, it may be caused by nasal forehead in the nasal cavity or the stimulation of odor in the environment. If your baby sneeze frequently with runny nose, fever and other uncomfortable symptoms, consider a cold and flu and seek medical treatment promptly.
When your baby has hiccups, it is important to keep him warm. You can flick your baby on the bottom of the foot a few times to make him cry out, or you can give him a sip of hot milk. Adults form a hollow hand and pat the baby's back from bottom to top to prevent hiccups.
If your baby is sleeping restlessly, you don't need to hold him/her right away, you can observe him/her for a few minutes, and if he/she continues to cry, you need to soothe him/her. If the crying is very serious, you need to consider whether the baby is not feeling well, find the cause, and determine whether to go to the hospital.
Newborns generally turn to normal baby stools 3-4 days after birth. Formula fed babies are more prone to constipation, consider indigestion, change the brand and increase the amount of water fed at the same time. If a breastfed baby is constipated, consider not having enough milk, increase breastfeeding, and let the baby eat enough.
19. Head scales
Seborrheic dermatitis is common as the skin will turn slightly red, stick with small oily flakes or thick yellow scales, forming a layer of scabs that will not itch.
Do not use your hands to snap, use baby wash products to soften the head scale, wash the skin with water, apply moisturizer to moisturize the skin, and it will fall off on its own after a period of time.
20. Eye discharge
The formation of eye discharge is due to the presence of cells and glands in the conjunctival sac of the eye, which secrete oil all the time and mix with dirt to form eye discharge. You can use a small towel dipped in water to gently wipe the eyelashes, as well as the inner and outer canthus of the eye. If your baby have a thick, yellowish eye discharge, consider a bacterial infection and consult the doctor on how to fix it.