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5 Ways to Prevent Hiccups in Babies

April 25, 2019 | Uncategorized | No Comments

how to stop Hiccups in babies

Hiccups are very common in babies, but they have the power to not only unnerve a new mother but also the baby.

Follow these steps to prevent Hiccups in the babies:

Feed your baby small quantities over a longer period of time rather than stuffing him in one sitting.

Hold your baby in a vertical position while breast/bottle feeding, at an angle of 35 to 45 degrees.

If your baby is old enough to sit, then you can bottle feed him in sitting position. Sit behind him to support his back.

Regularly clean and wash your baby’s bottle to prevent the build-up of milk solids.

Break your feeding with mini-burping sessions. Place your baby on your shoulder and gently tap his back between his shoulder blades, to induce a burp.

answer questions of kids

As parents, our job is to protect, provide, care, and, cuddle. But things may become challenging once your children start growing up.

Don’t Ignore, Answer.

Avoid using phrases like, will talk later or I have some work for now. Rather, Answer!

Be Patient while Listening

Making a conversation more of a lecture won’t be fruitful. Let kids know you’re all ears to them. Hear them out.

Encourage and Appreciate their Curiosity

There would be instances when you feel that the topic is not to be discussed with children. At such moments, compose your thoughts and explain why they need not worry about such things for now.

Give the Age-Appropriate Answers

For kids, questions won’t ever stop coming in their head. Always gauge the amount of detail you should pour in the children’s mind.

Be Honest, Don’t Lie to Let Go

Your children believe in you. It’s your responsibility to stay true to the belief they hold in you. Be honest and speak the truth.

Stay Calm and Composed with Your Reactions

Generally, when we hear questions related to body structures, we and may react inappropriately. Instead, stay calm and composed with your thoughts, and answer smartly.

benefits of Apples for Babies

Apples are no doubt good for us, but what about babies? Can apples be introduced in babies’ diet? Yes, they can be introduced to baby food.

Check out some amazing benefits of apples for babies:

Cure Stomach Disorders

An apple can come in handy when babies suffer from stomach disorders. Peeled, mashed and boiled apple can be given to the baby. Apple can control stomach disorders.

Lower Bad Cholesterol

Apple has a unique quality to reduce bad cholesterol which in turns leads to a happy heart. Hence, apples can be fed to babies.

Dysentery

Dysentery is generally caused by bacterial, protozoan or viral infections. In such cases, ripe and sweet apple can be given as a treatment even in acute and chronic dysentery.

Cough

Infants or babies with a cough might not be able to get a good night’s sleep. Sweet apples are effective in reducing cough.

Boost Immunity

Apples have an antioxidant known as quercetin, which helps boost the immune system of the baby to build the natural defenses of the body.

baby-food-while-traveling

As a parent, you must have realized that it is not an easy task to handle your baby while you travel. The baby does tend to cry a lot and mainly because of improper food.

Here’s a simple solution to this. Always pack any of these healthy foods to keep your baby smiling while traveling:

Fruit Purees

Simple to prepare and easy to digest. Blend some of your baby’s favourite fruits and keep it in cooler while on the go.

Porridge

Porridge is a light meal which can be mixed with fruits or veggies, the way your baby likes it.

Oatmeal

Rich in fiber, protein, and calcium, oatmeal is a healthy travel food for babies who are 6 months and older.

Khichdi

Khichdi is a healthy mix of proteins and carbohydrates which is easy to cook and fills your baby’s tummy quickly.