During winter, your baby needs extra care and attention to prevent seasonal illness as the cold season is known to make their skin dry. So, give your little bundle of joy extra care.  It also brings its challenges like seasonal colds or trying to keep warm. Read on to find out how best to care for your baby during the winter, and what to do to protect them from seasonal illnesses.

1. Rough, Red Cheeks:  Chapped skin is dry skin that becomes inflamed due to irritation caused by friction from clothing and runny nose.

2. Diaper Rash:  Wearing a diaper of the wrong size and friction generally causes diaper rashes.

3.Skin disease:  Babies with skin disease have insufficient skin surface for holding moisture. Like regular dry skin, dermatitis tends to erupt during winter.

Here some tips for how to protect your newborn baby in winter from cold.

1. Massage To Improve Blood Circulation:

Massage your newborn especially in the winters to help improve the blood flow and immunity levels. You can use olive oil, almond oil or coconut oil to massage baby. Make sure you close the door and keep the room warm when you are massaging your baby. You can give your newborn a nice massage an hour or two before bath time.

2. Breastfeed  Newborn baby:

Breastfeeding your newborn is the best way to boost his immunity. It will help him keep the cold and infections at bay. Try to breastfeed your baby for the first six months continuously.

5. Ditch the coat in the car.

Taking off your baby’s coat in the car may seem counterintuitive. But the problem with that cute puffy coat is if there’s too much material between the baby and the car seat straps, the material could compress during an accident, leaving space for your baby to become unsecured.