5 Most Common Problems And Diseases In Newborn Babies

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Newborn Diseases

Here are some of the common disease that a newborn baby face that should be properly taken care of :

1. Jaundice

Jaundice is a very common disease in newborn babies. In this disease, the body colour get changes to yellow because the baby’s liver is not mature enough and a new chemical named bilirubin enters the blood of the baby and if it is in a larger amount then it can also cause brain damage. Normally, this disease ends up to 2 or 3 weeks after the birth of the baby but if it is running longer than that, then you should consult the baby doctor.

2. Birth Injuries

Birth injuries are common in which a baby suffers some physical injuries. This injury happens when the baby comes out of the birth canal. The injury can happen because of large size babies and get harm on their scalp due to vacuum cleaner. This injury is not a long term injury and will recover very soon. Muscle injury is also a part of birth injury which happens when the doctor stretching the nerves attached to the muscles.

3. Cough

This is also a very common disease in newborn babies. The cough can start when a baby drinks the water first time but there is non need to get panic in this situation, it happens only because they are not in that routine. Their cough will recover when they will be habitual to that. Mom’s milk is the best treatment for this cough, the more they will drink, the faster they recover. Still, if they having a cough, then immediately consult to the paediatrician.

4. Colic

Colic is a disease in which a baby cries continuously without any reason and it makes it very tough for a mom to handle it. There is not a proper reason for this disease but it may happen because of gas appearance and a growing digestive system. So, to recover this disease of your baby, the best option is to consult a doctor and follow their advice.

5. Vomiting

As we have seen that babies sometimes vomit the milk or water so this is a common thing, you don’t have to panic. To get rid of this disease, you should burb your baby after drinking milk. But if you are seeing a green color in their vomit, then it can be a serious issue. So you should contact your doctor immediately because babies get dehydrated very quickly and you need treatment at that time.

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