Going on with the outdated pieces of advice for caring our babies, today we have recovered two bits related to baby’s health.
– Perhaps, you have heard that, when infants have a high temperature, you must to rub them down with alcohol to lower their fever.
The truth is that rubbing your baby with alcohol won’t bring down the fever (it is better a warm bath) and it can be dangerous because babies can absorb some of that alcohol through the skin.
– Another thing that maybe you have heard is about the risk of immunizing a child if he has a cold or a mild fever. Minor illness, as colds and similar things, will not low their immune system answer or increase the chance of side reactions after a shot.
But, remember that, if you have any doubt about your infant health, you better ask your doctor.