When our baby is sick or has pharyngitis, sinusitis and respiratory diseases, the most beneficial is it to inhale steam. As a steam particles invade the airways, make secretions from becoming much more fluid which then serves to help eliminate them.
Many people often add a few drops of essential oil menthol, as it is a decongestant, cough suppressant and expectorant, also favors this transfer.
We must remember not to use menthol in cases where our baby is allergic, asthmatic or in cases of moms who are studying pregnancy. The water without aggregates is completely safe and very good to lighten the secretions.
Fumes should not be practicing with a pan, because the child is at risk of burning, it is better to use the steam generated in the bathroom. Keep in mind that whenever you make a steam bath is better than you hold the child on his lap and hold his hands. The water pot or container you use, which in this case is better sink, should stand about 20 inches from the child’s head.
Whatever method you use for a breath, should place a towel over your head, to favor the maintenance of heat and steam, even when very little is more advisable to lock the bathroom door and open the water tap hot for the bathroom fills with steam and the child can breathe without running any risk.