When our baby is sick, of course the parents will feel an unmatched restlessness with anything. This generally happens to our children when they have a fever. What’s more, our baby will be fussy and also don’t sleep well. A very high body temperature of course results in a lack of fluids that our bodies need.
However, the pain that our baby is suffering from, of course we will also feel it. A mother of course must feel worried when a fever attacks our baby. This is because the fever that attacks our baby for a long time has the potential to dehydrate the body. For that, it is very dizzy to give ASI as often as possible when your little one has a fever. This aims to periodically replace the water in the body.
For that, you shouldn’t be too worried and also anxious when your little one has a fever. Feelings that are too worried, later it will disturb our logic to think of ways and also medicine to cure the pain of your little one. When your child is sick, of course you should not carelessly give medicine to your little one. Medicines given must be prescribed by a doctor, don’t just buy drugs at pharmacies or stalls.
Of course, we as parents are obliged to pay attention to the condition and health of our little one every day. However, the condition of your little one’s body is still susceptible to illness so that it will be very susceptible to disease. Of course, you don’t want to see your little one getting sick easily, do you? Therefore, you need to pay attention to the state and condition of your little one so that you can monitor his health appropriately. Here are some things you need to pay attention to in monitoring the health and condition of your little one’s body, including:
1. Pay attention to your little one’s activities
No wonder your little one has a fairly dense activity. This condition also occurs when he has a fever. If you find your child is active and also activities as usual even though they have a fever. You certainly don’t worry too much about your little one’s sick condition. This means that your little one isn’t going through anything more serious.
However, you must be vigilant if your little one experiences other conditions such as weakness, increasing heat, insomnia and is also fussy. If your little one has such a condition, immediately take it to the nearest doctor. Make sure your little one takes the medicine recommended by the doctor.
Of course, you should always be beside your little one so you can pay attention to him as often as possible. Make sure to let your little one have enough rest so that he is in better condition. If your little one has started to recover, make sure you keep a close eye on your little one when he is doing activities. A mother of course has to keep paying attention to her little one’s condition as much as possible so that she can monitor her little one’s health easily.
2. Pay attention to your little one’s body temperature
Of course, you should pay attention to your little one’s body temperature every day. This is because your little one’s body temperature is unstable every day. This condition certainly makes your little one’s body prone to illness, especially fever.
A normal person’s body temperature ranges from 36-37 degrees Celsius. If your little one has a body temperature of more than that, of course he has a fever and you have to watch out for it carefully. For that, you can measure your baby’s body temperature using a thermometer. That way, you can monitor the health and condition of your little one’s body so that you can take action more quickly.
3. Take a shower using warm water
If your little one has started experiencing high body temperature pain, it means he has a fever. For that, you are required to take care of your little one’s health and body properly. Your little one’s body still needs to be bathed even though he is sick.
If it is not possible to bathe your little one when you have a fever, of course you can wipe it off using warm water. Of course, warm water will provide relaxation and warmth to your little one so that it will make the body more comfortable. If your little one experiences a very high body temperature, never wash your little one. This will actually make your little one’s condition worse. Simply by dipping it in warm water using a towel. If your little one has started to recover, you still have to bathe him using warm water.
4. Pay attention to clothes and blankets
Clothes are one of the most important things in our life. With clothes, we can be protected from direct sunburn or cold weather. Make sure you wear clothes that make your little one comfortable. Do not give clothes that are too hot, rough and also tight to your baby because it will cause an unstable body temperature for your little one.
Likewise with blankets, you have to change the blanket regularly to make your little one feel more comfortable later. Of course, give your little one a soft and comfortable blanket so that you can make your little one sleep better. That way, you can make your little one rest more comfortable and also more calm.
5. Do not compress with alcohol and ice water
If your little one has a fever, the first thing you will do is definitely give him a compress. However, there are several things that must be considered when giving compresses to your little one. Do not let you give the compress in the form of alcohol and ice water.
Giving compresses using alcohol and ice water will actually endanger the health of your little one. Alcohol and also ice water can make your little one’s body weaker. In addition, these two ingredients can increase the danger to your little one’s respiratory system. Therefore, you can choose to compress warm water when your little one has a fever.
Of course, you should take extra measures when your little one has a fever. You don’t want to do the things that are recommended for you. However, your little one’s health is very important. You must be very worried when your little one’s health starts to be disturbed.
A mother’s worry is normal, but if it’s too much it will disturb your logic to find ways and alternatives to cure your little one’s fever. It would be nice for you to save your anxiety and worry by seeking treatment that should be done.
These are some of the things you need to do in monitoring the health and condition of your little one. This is indeed intended to make your little one’s health more awake so that they can be monitored easily. Good luck!