Following the birth of your baby you will want to do the best for your little one. Establishing healthy routines and being aware of your baby’s needs will help with adjusting to those early days. But there will be times when your baby has some ailments.
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Don’t fret if this is the case - there is help at hand from Nelsons Baby with a range of baby healthcare products to help relieve the symptoms of some of the most common baby ailments.
If your little one’s pearly whites are coming through it can leave you with a grumpy baby, even if it is an exciting milestone. Signs of teething can include dribbling, red cheeks, swollen or sensitive gums, lots of biting and chewing, and disturbed sleep – which can all lead to your baby being more grizzly and fussy than usual.
Nelsons top teething tips:
Try a teething ring and keep it in the fridge so it is always cool to soothe sore gums.
Give your baby cool foods to chew on, be sure to supervise your baby.
Try Nelsons Teetha® Teething Granules, a homeopathic remedy specially formulated for the soothing and calming relief of the symptoms of teething. It is ready-dosed in a convenient much-loved granule format that simply dissolves in a baby’s mouth to help provide teething pain relief. It contains a 6c homeopathic potency of natural Chamomilla.
- If your little one is over three months there is also a gel format available, Nelsons Teetha® Teething Gel is sugar free and contains a unique formulation of natural homeopathic active ingredients, Chamomilla 12c, Belladonna 12c and Aconite 12c. Nelsons Teetha Teething Gel is a homeopathic medicinal product used within the homeopathic tradition for the symptomatic relief of teething pain and the symptoms associated with teething, which are sore and tender gums, flushed cheeks and dribbling.
Colic is a medical term for excessive and frequent crying in a baby who appears to be otherwise healthy and well fed – maybe it is one of the grizzliest ailment of them all! It usually begins within the first few weeks of life, but often stops by the time the baby is four months old and by six months at the latest. In most cases the excessive crying occurs in the late afternoon or evening and the baby may clench their fists and draw their knees up to their tummy or arch their back.
Nelsons Tips to help your colicky baby:
Take time to wind your baby thoroughly after a feed.
Try wrapping him snugly in a blanket or baby sling.
If bottle feeding, switch to a ‘fast flow’ teat
If breastfeeding, try and avoid too much tea and coffee.
A warm bath and a simple baby massage may help.
- To help relieve the symptoms of colic try Nelsons Colica® Colic Granules, a homeopathic medicinal product used within the homeopathic tradition for the symptomatic relief of colic in babies
Coughs are uncomfortable and irritating for all of us, but especially so for babies and young children. If your little one has a cough they might be feeling under the weather and have disturbed sleep, so you can’t blame them for feeling a little blue.
Nelsons general care tips:
Ensure your baby has plenty of fluids.
Sleep is a great healer, allow you baby to sleep for longer periods if necessary.
Do not overheat or overdress your baby.
Be prepared to give your baby extra cuddles and attention.
- You can try to help bring gentle relief to coughs with Nelsons Sootha®Children’s Cough Syrup, a pleasant tasting, soothing homeopathic remedy for the natural relief of coughs. Nelsons Sootha contains a 6c homeopathic potency of natural Bryonia along with honey and zesty lemon juice. Nelsons Sootha Children’s Cough Syrup is free of artificial colourings or flavourings and does not cause drowsiness. Suitable for children aged 12 months onwards.
Remember to always read the label and if you are concerned about any symptoms that your baby may have please consult your doctor