When the baby falls ill, the parents usually panic and feel sad because they see their child lying helplessly. Especially now that we are almost facing the end of the year, usually the last months at the end of the year will enter the rainy season. As we all know the rainy season is always identified with disease, germs and bacteria. That is why this season children will be more susceptible to various diseases such as fever, flu, coughs and diarrhea.
In fact, it is natural that babies and children get sick easily compared to adults, this is because the immune system or the immune system of children is not strong enough with the system that is owned by adults, the immune system in children is actually not fully formed so that when exposure to bacteria or germs gets into his body, he will become more susceptible to disease.
Apart from being influenced by natural factors such as weather, pollution, environmental pollution and the lack of public knowledge to maintain public facilities, add to the factors that cause the spread of disease to occur. However, at least as parents we can take some precautions to keep the baby from getting sick easily.
Here are tips you can do so that your baby doesn’t get sick easily:
1. Take care and pay attention to the cleanliness of the baby
We all probably already know that dirt and germs are the most common sources of disease, even germs found in feces will easily develop so that they become hotbeds of disease if they are exposed to the body and spread to the body. This is where the role of parents, especially mothers, is needed. Mothers are required to maintain and maintain the cleanliness of the surrounding environment as well as the food consumed by the baby. In addition, it is no less important to pay attention to the baby is to keep the child’s nails, teeth and clothes clean, because some of these things are the smallest source of germs to attack the immune system or the immune system of the liver.
2. Fulfill Fluid Needs
The body really needs fluids to maintain all the processes in it, such as digestion and blood circulation in the body, as well as other metabolic processes. Which all these processes require sufficient fluids in the body to be able to support the continuity of the process optimally. If the body lacks fluids, then what will happen to your body is that the body will experience dehydration or lack of fluids. As a result, the body will be more susceptible to disease because the processes in the body are blocked or not smooth. For that, make sure that you always meet your little one’s fluid needs every day.
3. Consumption of Fruits and Vegetables
Types of foods such as fruits and vegetables contain many vitamins and minerals that the body really needs. By consuming it regularly in portions that are right for children, this will help them to avoid disease and make their immune system stronger.
4. Give Honey
For babies over 2 years old, parents can give natural honey regularly as an immune medicine to keep their immune system stronger, so that they are not prone to disease. This is because honey has anti-germ, anti-viral properties and has the ability to naturally increase immunity.
Those are some smart tips to keep your baby from getting sick easily. Children who are active and cheerful fill their days will certainly make their parents’ hearts happy. (Also read other articles: Baby girl name)