When children have fever, diarrhea, vomiting, exposure to high temperatures, causing a lot of sweating … can lead to dehydration of a greater degree.
Dehydration of severity is usually manifested by the fact that the child has difficulty drinking water, or cannot drink it, the mouth of the tongue is dry, rarely urinating during the day, the heart rate will increase rapidly, the pulse becomes weak.
The child breathes heavily, the arms and legs are cool, the skin looks speckled.
When examined by pressing on the capillary, the finger takes a long time to pink again.
To prevent dehydration in babies, parents breastfeed their babies regularly.
Bottle-fed babies of 30-90 ml of formula or breast milk squeezed out each gesture.
Mothers should breastfeed their babies at least once every 2-3 hours.
You should continue to feed your baby even if he has diarrhea or vomiting because those additional fluids are needed to replace the lost water.