The temperature of the lactating mother
Child Development / / March 30, 2016
How to bring down the temperature of the nursing mother
temperature at a nursing mother, what to do if an urgent need to go to the hospital if recently discharged from it, call the doctor at home or to call an ambulance?As far as this can be dangerous?The temperature at 38.5 C nursing mothers requires attention.We need to know what is the cause.Perhaps this is just the body's reaction to install lactation, and may be, mastitis starts in an organism or infectious process occurs.
it possible to feed the baby if a breastfeeding mum temperature 37, 38 and even 39 C, or is it dangerous?Again, it all depends on the cause.Most likely, there is no danger for the child.However, the very mother may simply be unable to do so.After all, the state of health in the heat is very bad.Antipyretics breastfeeding can be used.For example, "Paracetamol" "Nurofen".They can be used in various forms - tablets or syrups.But sometimes it is more efficient to simply feeding a child or pumping.That if breastfeeding mother has afever because lactostasis.
If you call an ambulance, where you will probably be advised to measure the temperature is not the armpit and the elbow.The fact that it is often increased localized in the breast.Then, indeed, the best treatment is a regular feeding of the child.And if there are seals, their rastsezhivanie may manually or using a breast pump.
If the problem is not in the chest, but there was a question how to bring down the high 39 C temperature of a nursing mother, you should definitely seek medical help.If signs of acute respiratory disease SARS or not, most likely, this infectious process in the uterus.Acute postpartum endometritis.His other symptoms are persistent discharge from the uterus with an unpleasant odor and pain in the abdomen and lower back.
In this case, certainly have to wash the uterine cavity with antiseptic solutions.And maybe spend antibiotic therapy.Once the inflammation is removed, the temperature is also normal.
And, of course, every mother is required to be informed on the issue of prevention of colds in nursing mothers, because immunity has recently given birth a woman is weak.If infection by a viral infection does occur, it is necessary to bring down the temperature in the event that it rose above 38.5 degrees.If the temperature at feeding of 37.5 C, it will be enough ways to improve people's well-being, symptomatic treatment.
way, and how the people take off the heat?No pills?Yes it is possible, if not too high temperature.Many in the issue of how to bring down the temperature during breastfeeding without medicines trusted by well-known pediatrician Komarovsky.It makes recommendations for treatment of children, but they can easily be used for adults.
1. Reduce the temperature in the room. to 18 degrees - this is perfect.However, if chilly, you can escape.Shivering can lead to an increase in temperature.It is important just to breathe the cool air.It is very effective, than to bring down the temperature of a nursing mother.
2. Take a bath in which water should have a temperature equal to normal body temperature.Thus heat exchange occurs between the water and the skin.
3. Drink warm stewed fruit, fruit drinks, weak tea. This will promote sweating.The skin has cooled, the heat subsides.What to Drink at feeding of drinks - all the same.The main thing is not strong tea or coffee, so as not to cause jitters in the child (because caffeine gets into breast milk).And, of course, not alcoholic drinks.
4. Moisten the skin. before to bring down the temperature of some medicines - paracetamol during breastfeeding, for example, or something else - just try to moisten with water exposed areas.Make sure your face and neck, according to the body as possible.After wipe is impossible.It is necessary that the moisture has evaporated.In this case, we obtain a similar effect to what happens in the warm drinking fluid.
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