Wash your kid's nostrils with saline water, which is easily available at any pharmacy. Try to do this while they take a warm shower so that the steam adds to the benefits. This will help rinse out any virus or congestion.
Children suffer from infections and allergies, both of which lead to breathing problems. Respiratory infections are divided into upper respiratory infections (URI) and lower respiratory infection (LRTI). Most colds and coughs are caused by URIs that last seven to 15 days, are self-limiting and do not need any medications.
Mothers using formula need not worry about how their diet will affect the baby. If the baby has breastfed, then ideally formula feed should be started after the age of six months, along with other foods.