In addition to affecting physical development and health, worms can also affect the mental intelligence of babies. This is because all the nutrients that will enter the baby’s body are not properly absorbed because these nutrients are absorbed by the worms that exist and live in the baby’s body to become parasites. We can still try some efforts for the sake of prevent intestinal worms in infants starting from the environment, the parents are also the baby himself.
Here are some things that need to be done:
1. Environmental and residential factors. Environmental factors are one of the factors that contribute greatly to worms. In order to maintain the health of the baby, do a number of things such as: checking the water sources around the house to keep it clean, keeping your house and garden clean from animal waste in the yard area. In addition, also invite all citizens to cultivate and love
clean, beautiful and healthy environment.
2. Parental factors. The health of babies against worms is influenced by the cleanliness and life patterns of the parents themselves. So therefore parents must always try to live clean and healthy by doing small things such as: washing clean all food ingredients to be cooked and consumed, making it a habit to wash hands before cooking, wash kitchen utensils, wash clean baby equipment that will be cooked. use and have been used, cut nails regularly, and avoid giving undercooked meat to babies.
3. Factors in the baby itself. Apart from the two above, environmental factors and parental factors, the baby factor itself can also be a factor that causes worms to enter the baby’s body very easily. You can do this to prevent worms from entering the baby’s body, such as: make it a habit for the baby to bathe 2 times a day, give a special antiseptic for babies in the bath, don’t forget to cut the nails of the baby’s hands and feet, if you leave the house get used to using footwear, using Always clean clothes, if the clothes that the baby uses look dirty then hurry up to replace them, try your child not to play in the ground area because it is not impossible that the soil has been contaminated by animal and even human feces, give the baby good habits to wash their hands baby after play and before
eat, then give the baby worm medicine regularly so that the baby does not develop worms and get used to defecating in the toilet.
The factors listed above are some easy ways to reduce intestinal worms in babies. So there is nothing wrong if you do these things for your baby to be free from parasitic worms that can harm your baby.