Tips for Babies Using Air Conditioner Jun 13

Some people think that babies who use air conditioner will suffer from facial paralysis and air-conditioning disease. In fact, there is no scientific basis for this viewpoint. The so-called “facial paralysis” is mostly caused by virus infection, such as otitis media, and is not caused by local cold or air conditioning. As long as the use method is appropriate, the baby can also enjoy the air conditioner. In fact, it is not difficult for the baby to use the air conditioner without getting sick. There are some tips may be helpful.

1. Moisturize and Maintain Air Circulation

If the air conditioner is used in an enclosed space for a long time, the air will be dry, the oxygen concentration will be reduced, and the virus will breed too fast. At this time, parents should open half a window in the air-conditioned room to keep the air flowing. If the humidity drops below 40%, a humidifier can be used.

2. Set Appropriate Temperature of the Air Conditioner

The temperature of the air-conditioned room is recommended to be kept between 25℃ and 28 ℃. If the baby feels hot, it can be adjusted according to the actual situation. No matter how much the temperature is set, do not let the wind blow at the baby directly.

3. Wear Moderate Clothes for the Baby

When sleeping at night, feel the temperature behind the baby’s neck with your hands. If it feels warm, there is no need to wear too many clothes for the baby.

4. Pay Attention to the Temperature D ifference

when entering and leaving the air conditioning room with the baby, in addition to not setting the temperature too low, parents can also open the doors and windows to maintain a certain convection, giving the baby a little time to adapt to the temperature change.

5. Dry the Baby After S weating

Sometimes the baby is sweating profusely and feels uncomfortable when entering the air-conditioned room. Before entering the air-conditioned room, parents should let the baby keep sweating for a while and then change into dry clothes.