Parenthood gives an amazing experience. Similarly, it makes the new parents little scary too. The new parents usually become terrified for each little rash or cough of a new born baby. The most challenging aspect for new parents is getting to know about what to consider seriously and what can be left until the new born baby’s next health checkup. Parents usually get confusion in this regard and they rush to the hospital for every little rash or cough. Here we are going to help you.
We Are Providing Some Serious Signs Of Babies Which You Should Not Ignore At All. Have A Look:
1. If The Baby’s Breathe Is Fast:
It is common that all babies groan and grunt now and then. But if you notice your baby’s breathe is constantly fast and hard, using their muscles of chest more than the normal, then you should call the pediatrician as quickly as possible. The flaring out the nostrils is also a symptom of distress of respiratory.
If your new born has a fever, it is the time to call the doctor right away. The immune system in a new born baby is not effective as that of adults. Hence, fever in a new born should be taken seriously. Note that your baby can get admitted to hospital to get tests. According to the tests she or he needs antibiotics. This is more applicable in the case of new born babies who are younger than three months.
When the baby’s skin becomes yellower, it is the sign of jaundice. When you notice this sign in your baby’s skin, you need to take some precautions. The developing liver in a new born baby might not be enough mature in fighting with jaundice. All you have to do is feed your baby more often to get your baby rid of this problem. Feeding your baby more often helps in alleviate the symptoms jaundice as the excess bilirubin will flush through the stool. The next step to be taken is to place your baby under the lights of ultraviolet. This is called phototherapy. This is highly useful to enhance the bilirubin breakdown. All these must be followed under doctor’s supervision.
4. Blue Lips:
If you notice your baby’s lips or tongue or the mucus membranes in mouth becoming blue, you should rush to the hospital. The skin’s bluish discoloration is a symptom for not getting adequate amount of oxygen. This state is also called cyanosis. Not getting adequate oxygen to the body is not at all good. It is to be treated as immediately as possible. Therefore, call your pediatrician right away.
As the adults take utmost care to stay always hydrated, the same care must be given to new born babies also. Make sure that always your baby stays hydrated. Dry mouth, lethargy and sunken eyes are the few symptoms of dehydration. If you notice any of these symptoms in your baby, then it is the time for you to call the pediatrician. Meanwhile it is best for feeding breast milk to your baby which is of great help. Also note that water should not be given when your baby is dehydrated, as it leads to the fall of sodium levels in the body.
6. Green Bile:
If you baby throws up the bile in the greenish color, you must consider it seriously. When your baby vomits in the ground coffee color, that is also a serious issue. Green bile can be a sign of blocked intestines. This needs an immediate action. Vomiting, which seems like ground coffee can be a symptom of internal bleeding. Therefore, rush or call your pediatrician quickly.