Baby dehydration does happen due to the inability to retain fluid. An infant is loosing a small amount of fluids it can be more serious that the average adult.
It’s crucial to pay attention to your infant, so it does not lead to anything severe.
Inability to feed properly in newborns
Many case studies have proven that first-time mothers their infants are prone to dehydration. New moms are inexperience at breastfeeding causing inadequate feeding leading to dehydration.
Another common factor for dehydration is diarrhea. When a newborn or infant does experience diarrhea resulting from food, then it’s important to pay attention.
Another common way that a baby becomes dehydrated is due to vomiting. The different factors for vomiting include stomach bug, Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease, lactose intolerance, and food allergies.
It’s not an easy task to tell if your baby is dehydrated.
Managing dehydration in breastfed babies
Dehydration management in babies over 6 months
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