Are you tired of seeing your baby sweat like a marathon runner on a hot summer day? Fear not, my friend! We've got some cooling tips that will keep your little one happy and comfortable even during the hottest days of the year. So, grab your notebook and pen (or just bookmark this page) because we're about to drop some knowledge bombs.
Let's ditch those synthetic clothes
Let me ask you a question - when it's sweltering outside, do YOU wear polyester clothes? Yeah, didn't think so. So why would you make your baby suffer through it? Try dressing them in cotton or bamboo clothing instead. These natural fabrics are breathable, light-weight and perfect for keeping babies cool.
But wait—why stop at cotton and bamboo? Have you heard about merino wool? At first glance it might look like an odd choice but actually merino wool regulates body temperature supremely well as compared to any other fabric out there. Merino wool is super soft against sensitive skin too!
Give 'em some air
Ventilation is key to staying cool in hot weather. Use fans inside the room or buy yourself an AC unit if possible which helps circulate fresh air wherever possible - this will help prevent stuffiness from building up while also maintaining all conditions optimal anywhere in the house (unless ventilation constraints reveal otherwise)
If going outdoors with junior ones then build shade using whatever comes edible—not literally but trees work great canopies and tents works magic especially if situated in breezy spots.
Keep them hydrated enough
Remember how important water is for our bodies? It’s equally crucial for babies – infants even more truth be told! Keeping their hydration levels consistent throughout regular intervals of time isn't simply helpful; doing so could be lifesaving. Therefore try feeding cooled boiled water whenever they seem thirsty.
Avoid constant carrying of the babies
It’s understandable that as parents, holding onto one's bundle of joy feels fantastic. However, we must try and not do so especially when skies are scorching hot because it makes temperature regulation difficult thereby resulting in sweating which ultimately increases body temperature due to hot contact! Instead give them a comfortable space with cozy pillows or blankets.
Keep 'em indoors during peak hours
The sun is at its most intense between 10 am -4 pm on any given day; anytime before this (Even before sunrise) or after sunset it’s much cooler for both humans and animals (generally an hour in total). It would be wise to keep infant indoors especially since skin sensitivity isn't fully developed yet but if they gotta go out then dress appropriately with hats, sunscreen, SPF creams goggles—you know what I mean old sport!
Ice cold towels work wonders
In case you didn’t already know—cold compressed placed over front part of shoulders is super helpful towards cooling off quite quickly. You can wet up some towels and place these compresses on baby shoulders inducing calming effect whenever they seem fussy caused by heat irritation.
So follow our cooling tips above to ensure your baby remains happy & chilled-out throughout summers!