Some women who have recently acquired a new status of “mother” at the first sign of a cold, begin to curtail breastfeeding and transfer a child to the mix.
What to do if a woman is breast feeding cold?
The most important thing is to organize the treatment of colds early on. In fact, from the moment of infection until the first obvious signs may take a few days. And this time the woman calmly continued to engage the child and feeding it in a natural way. So, by the time when the woman notice a temperature or a runny nose, the baby will receive through breast milk of pathogens and disease.
In any case it is impossible to separate permanently the child and the mother, as it can badly affect emotional and physical health both. It is better to perform simple actions that will protect them. First and foremost, a woman needs to wear protective gauze bandage so bacteria couldn’t get out. It is important to remember that it works only for several hours. To speed up the process of treatment will help and regular wet cleaning.
Definitely need to regularly ventilate the room every four hours to a number of pathogens became less. If you have the opportunity to proveravati a house or apartment – do not forget that this can be done once in two days.
Wash your hands with soap and water, especially before contact with the child. And don’t forget to use “Oxolinic” ointment.
Of course, nursing mother, the question is whether GW with a cold? It is important to know that a woman’s body intelligently, and during the process of feeding produced protective antibodies that the baby gets through the milk. It is therefore not necessary to wean baby from the breast.
The sharp transition to an artificial blend can result in colic, allergic reactions, lactostasis and mastitis for women and end with a burnout milk.