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Healthy babies = happy babies!
Know when your little one has a fever, keep the air in their environment clean and at the right humidity level and watch their weight. Remember that every baby is different, and to speak to your doctor if you have any concerns about your baby's health.
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What is a nasal aspirator?
A nasal aspirator is the helping hand you and your baby needs when they develop a stuffy nose. With either an electrical or manual version, it can relieve bunged up noses by quickly, gently and quietly removing mucus from your baby's nose.
Why use a humidifier?
One of the benefits of having a humidifier is the protection it provides against dry air, especially in winter when your heating system can take natural moisture out of the air. Since babies are much more susceptible to congestion, they easily fall prey to the infections and sicknesses that often run rampant in the cold months. Humidifiers add much-needed moisture, allowing your baby to breathe more easily, prevents their skin drying out and can help to ward off viruses.
Some humidifiers can also be combined with a variety of essential oils. Menthol oils offer extra comfort to your child if they are congested or have a cough but can only be used over the age of 3, whereas lavender can be used for babies over 3 months to help them sleep better.
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Benefits of air purifiers for babies
Babies take in more air than adults due to their smaller lungs, so it's important the air they're breathing is as clean as it can be.
Air purifiers help to eliminate toxins, allergens and chemicals, providing a pollution-reduced environment. This is invaluable for babies already suffering from allergies or respiratory conditions such as asthma. But even if they aren't, the cleaner air quality can help to prevent your baby even developing these problems in the first place.
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How to weigh a baby
If you're using an ordinary baby scale, make it comfortable for them first by placing down a blanket or something similar. Then set to zero before laying your baby gently on top of it. You should wait until your little one is relatively still before taking the measurement as movement can affect the result.
If you're a fan of multitasking, you can purchase a baby bath with a built-in scale, so you can weigh them while they're relaxing in the water.
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