The summer heat brings the inopportune rash for babies and also the biggest headache for mothers. The red itchy bumps on the delicate skin distress babies’ appetite and sleep, and also mothers' happiness.
Usually, in a high temperature, the body temperature isregulated through skin sweating, but babies couldn't sweat as well as the adult because of their not fully developed skin, so too much sweating may blockthe baby’s sweat pores and causetheheat rash, which irritates the baby andeven leads to inflammation and infection in severe cases.
(2photos of a baby's rash)
Actually, the heat rash iscloselyrelated to the humidity of the hotenvironment and the dryness of the baby’s skin. If parents could do a good job in these two aspects, theproblem could be mostly avoided.
Today, sanosan would like to share with parents several tricks to deal withtheheat rash, hoping thatthe baby canbe freefrom the trouble.
1. Clean the baby enough to keep the skin dry andcool
The baby may be easily irritated by sweat and dirt if their skin is not cleaned enough.
So usually,regular baths are necessary to keep the baby's skin dry andcool, by using a towel to gently wipe off thesuperfluous moisture after bathing.A layer of talcum powdergentlyon the baby, especially the most sweating parts like armpits,theforehead andtheneck etc., can not only absorb superfluous moisture from the skin, keep the baby's skin dry, but also inhibit bacteriaagainst itchiness, andrelieve the skinfrom rash prevention.
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When the baby sweats less, with the skin dry andcool, no rash will appear!
2. Dress the baby with light, comfortable and breathable clothing
Too much rubbing between the uncomfortable clothing and the delicate skin will also cause the baby to grow heat rash.
In summer, the baby should mainly be dressed in light, loose and breathable clothes, so that the soft fabrics will lower thechance oftheheat rash withless friction, because this kind of clothes will cool the baby without increasing too much body temperature, so as to reduce the baby's sweating and keep the skin dry. One reminder is that: don't forget to change the baby's clothes regularly!
3. Ventilate the room properly to keep thesuitable indoor temperature
Thesuitable indoor temperature doesn't mean closing the windows and doors tightly, but keeping the indoor environment dry and ventilated without too much humidity.
The appropriate temperature will lower thechance for the baby to get the heat rash.As recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics, it's better to turn on the air-conditioning for the baby in the sultry summer, which can keep the room cool and comfortable, and even reduce the occurrence of heat rash, asthma and allergies in the baby. With a suitable indoor temperature, even newborns can be under the air conditioner, as long as thewind is not blowing towards the baby.
4. Give the baby enough nutrition to strengthen immunity
In summer, morebland and digestible foods are welcome to promote the baby's digestive system, especially those rich in protein and vitamins. Moreover, the appropriateaddition of salt is necessary in the diet to promote the baby's ability in detoxification and sweating, to strengthen their resistance against bacteria on the skin. Some drinksfor the baby are alsoagreeablein coolingand dealing withsunstroke prevention, such as mung bean soup and honeysuckle lotion.
All in all, mothers shouldn't take the heat rash lightly as abit oftrivia, because it pains the mother tohelplesslysee the baby uncomfortablein the rash. Therefore, if one cares, the most intimate care is to prevent the baby from gettingand suffering underthe heat rash.