Baby cough is self-protective behavior, it is a good thing to cough out the foreign body or phlegm through coughing Therefore, cough is just a normal physiological reflex, and the disease causing the baby cough is the real culprit.
1. Keep fresh air in the room
Polluted air can cause undesirable stimulation to the respiratory mucous , even make it congestion, edema, increased secretions to aggravate the cough. Therefore, we need to maintain indoor air fresh, the cooking fumes need to be discharge; parents are forbidden to smoking at home; we should open the window for some ventilation regularly. Doctor Zhao said, indoor fresh air also can have disinfection effect. We should open the window twice a day, 20 minutes at a time.
2. Adjust the room temperature, timely change clothing
From 25 ℃ to 28 ℃ is appropriate temperature, called neutral temperature. It’s hard to keep it under general conditions, but we can keep the room temperature not too high or too low. Appropriate switch doors and windows, avoid indoor personnel crowded. Many parents believe that children are more afraid of cold than adults, so they often cover their children too thick regardless of season and places, which lead to their kids’ poor adjustment ability and low resistance.
3. Keep the indoor proper humidity
Environment is too dry, humidity of the air drops may cause mucous membrane dry, brittle, small blood vessels bleeding, cilia movement limited, and it is not easy to produce sputum. If the respiratory has inflammation, the effect is more apparent. How to maintain indoor humidity? Commonly wet mop can be used, or sprinkle some water on the floor.
4. Assure enough sleep
During sleep, the whole body muscle relaxation, response to external stimuli reduce, activities such as heartbeat and breathing, discharge reduce, which is beneficial to the function recover of various organs and rehabilitation of disease.
5. Some tips
Drink water more, pay attention to personal hygiene, wash your hands frequently. Do not take children to those places where are crowded to avoid cross infection. Let the children to exercise appropriately to improve children’s physical fitness and adapt to the cold weather.