How to protect your baby from mosquitoes, repel mosquitoes, and relieve itchiness can be said to be a must-write every summer. However, there are still many parents who are confused about this and often ask: \”Can those pure natural mosquito repellent products containing herbs and Chinese medicine really prevent mosquitoes?\” If you are bitten by a mosquito, spit some smelly saliva on the bag and just put it on the bag. It can relieve itching, is it true? \”What ingredients do mosquito repellent products contain that babies can use? Well, since you have so many doubts, let me tell you thoroughly today how to prevent mosquitoes, how to repel mosquitoes, and how to relieve itchiness! She Put this mosquito repellent plant in your bedroom and you won’t be bitten by mosquitoes all summer! Who do mosquitoes like? Many people have been arguing about why some people are more likely to be bitten by mosquitoes. Some say mosquitoes like type B blood Some people say that mosquitoes only bite people with type O blood. But in fact, mosquitoes do not distinguish between blood types, let alone bite people because of blood type. Mosquitoes bite people mainly because of the body odor, body temperature and carbon dioxide breathed out. Attracted. So people with fast metabolism, people with high body temperature, people wearing makeup, people who sweat/sweat easily, as well as babies, pregnant women, and people who have just exercised/respiratory rate is faster , are all key targets for mosquito bites. Therefore, as long as you bathe your baby frequently to reduce the sweat smell and body temperature, you can reduce the probability of being bitten by mosquitoes. How to effectively isolate mosquito harassment? What is the safest and most effective way? If the mosquito net claims to be the second best anti-mosquito device, then no one would dare to say that it is the first. You may think, “What age is this? Hanging a mosquito net is too old-fashioned!” \”But it is this slightly \”old-fashioned\” anti-mosquito method that is the safest and most effective anti-mosquito trick for babies. So you can buy a good-looking and practical mosquito net for your baby. Of course, every time your baby enters Before putting on a mosquito net, parents should check whether there are mosquitoes inside, otherwise they will bite if they are closed. In addition to the mosquito net, the second thing parents should pay attention to is the screen window at home. Mosquitoes like to exploit every opportunity, so parents must check their homes regularly. Screen windows should be cleaned or replaced in time. Many screens on the market are now made of cloth, which are easy to install and clean, and the price is very affordable. Mommies can consider it. How to choose healthy mosquito repellent products? According to the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics: Babies can use mosquito repellent after 2 months of age, while the Canadian pediatric recommendation is more conservative and is after 6 months of age. But no matter what, as long as the baby is less than 2 months old, it is best not to use any repellent. As for mosquito repellent, you can only use the most \”old-fashioned\” mosquito nets and screens to avoid mosquito harassment. For babies over 2 months old, the American Academy of Pediatrics believes that it is truly safe and effective at repelling mosquitoes. Insect repellent containing DEET (the concentration is between 10% and 30%, generally 10% has a protective effect of up to 2 hours; 30% of the protective effect is 5 hours). For babies over 6 months old It is said that you can use insect repellent containing picaridin (concentration between 5% and 10%). However, most of the products widely used in the Chinese market are products containing insect repellent, such as toilet water (almost It’s all this ingredient). Some parents may ask, \”Is DEET safe?\” It is safe, but it is not as effective as DEET, so the American Academy of Pediatrics has not recommended it for babies. In addition, when using toilet water on your baby, Xiaokang would also like to remind you: be sure to avoid contact with fire! Because toilet water contains ethanol (alcohol), there may be a risk of burns once it comes into contact with a fire source! However, ultrasonic mosquito repellent, light mosquito repellent, mosquito repellent bracelets, and pure natural mosquito repellent products containing herbs and Chinese medicine, which have been very popular in recent years, are actually all! without! have! use! Basically, the propaganda is greater than the reality. Especially those pure natural mosquito repellent products containing herbs and traditional Chinese medicine ingredients, their quality and safety have not been verified. It is recommended that parents do not use these products on their babies as guinea pigs. In addition, many parents are also keen on using mosquito coils or electric mosquito-repellent liquids. Doudehide would like to remind you: whether they are mosquito-repellent coils or electric mosquito-repellent liquids, their main ingredients are pyrethroid compounds. Although they can effectively repel mosquitoes, But this is very uncertain about the safety of the baby. Therefore, parents are advised not to use it for a long time or all night. It is best to use it when the baby is not in the room. After use, open the window and close the screen to ventilate the baby before letting the baby in. How to correctly help babies relieve itching? The most effective anti-itch medicine for infants and young children is calamine lotion! Its ingredients are very safe and can be used repeatedly by babies. Not only can it relieve itching, but it can also astringe skin moisture, reduce inflammation and calm down (but be careful not to enter the baby\’s mouth or eyes). If the baby is obviously red and swollen when bitten by mosquitoes, or the bite is very large, you can apply a cold compress first, and then apply hydrocortisone butyrate cream, Udrrol and other hormonal drugs (short-term use in small amounts, the problem Not much) to alleviate. Generally, you can see obvious effects after using it 2-3 times. You can stop using it when the symptoms are relieved. Many parents ask, \”Can I use Infinite Drops for my baby?\” You will know whether it can be used or not, just look at the ingredients! As the darling of the maternal and infant circle, Incomparable Drops does have a good anti-itching effect. It does not contain strong irritating ingredients such as menthol and camphor, but it does contain diphenhydramine hydrochloride and B5! The U.S. National Library of Medicine’s webpage clearly states: Topical diphenhydramine is not allowed for babies under 2 years old. Therefore, for safety reasons, if the baby is under 2 years old, it is recommended that parents try not to use it on their baby. Even children over 2 years old should pay attention to the frequency of use. There is also the grass ointment that must be brought to Thailand because its main ingredients contain borneol, camphor, and spicy mint, so it is not recommended for babies under 2 years old. Because the announcement issued by the American Medical Encyclopedia clearly stipulates: Infants under 2 years old should not use liniments, nose drops and inhalants containing such substances. As for what many parents have asked, \”Does spitting on a mosquito-bitten bag have an anti-itching effect?\” Dang! Yes! without! have! Because the main function of saliva is to moisten and dissolve food, even if it is applied to the bag and the water evaporates, it will only have a cooling feeling and will not have an anti-itching effect. The content is very long. I hope you can read it patiently. It is also recommended to save it so that you can buy mosquito repellent and anti-itch for your baby.When choosing a product, you can strictly control its ingredients to choose a safe and secure product for your baby! Finally, I hope that after reading today’s content, you will be able to clear up all the doubts in your mind!