Know The Causes & Cure For Dehydration In Your Baby

Know The Causes & Cure For Dehydration In Your Baby
8m to 11m
Health & Wellness
Physical

Dehydration in your baby means that your little one's body lacks the right amount of body fluids. The causes mainly include fever, diarrhea or vomiting or inability to eat and drink properly due to the any viral infection. Cure for the dehydration can include the following:

1. Increase the fluid intake of your baby. If you breastfeed, nurse often but if you bottle feed, feed him in normal amount unless vomiting occurs. In case of vomiting feed your baby in small amounts often.

2. Encourage your baby for extra fluids especially if he is vomiting. Choose clear soups, electrolyte powder for it.

3. For severe dehydration, continue the treatment in the hospital with IV fluids and the antibiotics.