Infant cough parents have a coping strategy
Parents of infant cough should cope with the baby ‘s posture. If the baby coughs during the day, the parents can hold the baby, stroke forward, and pat gently.
At night, the baby’s cough is likely to worsen because the secretions from the nose and sinuses will flow to the throat when the child is lying flat, causing itching in the throat.
Therefore, it is only necessary to place a pillow under the baby’s head and raise the head to reduce the backward drainage of nasal secretions.
Hot drink warm drink can make baby sticky sputum thin, relieve tension of respiratory mucosa, promote sputum cough, and relieve cough.
Drinks are best selected warm water or warm milk, rice soup, etc., but also fresh fruit juice, but should choose less irritating apple juice and pear juice, etc., should not drink orange juice, grapefruit juice and other citrus fruit juice.
Hot compress hot water bottle is filled with about 40 ℃ hot water, wrapped in a thin towel outside, and then placed next to the baby near the lungs, this can accelerate the cold, especially for the cough symptoms early in the cold.
Steam method When the cough is severe, older children can directly inhale the hot steam; or the parent can let the baby sit in the steam-filled bathroom for 5 minutes. The eliminated air helps the baby clear the mucus in the lungs and calm the cough.