Why baby sweats while breastfeeding?
Much sweaty child are the concern of the parents. Sweating may be the norm, and can manifest as a symptom of the disease. When the child sweats during breastfeeding, doing the right thing, those parents who promptly refer the problem to the pediatrician.
The baby is sweating during physical activity, feeding, in connection with emotional behavior, chronic or episodic conditions. In the absence of physiological loads and processes the sweating is regarded as pathology.
In humans, there are about 2,500 sweat glands, evenly spaced throughout the body. They consist of the ducts leading to the surface of the skin, and glomeruli that are hiding in the deeper layers of the dermis and subcutaneous fat. Sweat glands support:
- The normal body temperature.
- Conclusion of harmful substances from the body.
- Special barrier film that prevents inflammation and drying of the skin.
Thus, sweating performs an important function in the body of infants, who sweat the whole body. Perspiration young children differs from adults processes. A newborn is the most susceptible to sweating the small glands in palms, head, back, neck.
System perspiration is formed by the child from birth, except for one thing – a clogged sweat duct epithelium. Normal to sweat a child begins with the time when the body Matures by 6 months and final grown by 5-6 years. All glands are controlled by the autonomic nervous system, and the children learned to suck, not have it perfect system. Therefore, in the period of adjustment of the organism experiencing significant changes.
The baby aged 3 months is humidity, greasiness of the skin, which means that the process of maturation of the autonomic system – the part of the internal system that controls the organs, glands of internal secretion, emotions and unconscious functions.
Why the baby is sweating during feeding
The baby is sweating when manifesting any physical activity, for example, breastfeeding. Feeding work is important not only for mom but for baby. One of the forms of muscular load while sucking designed to form the circular muscles of the face, dental unit, correct bite. If the baby is warmly dressed and is in contact with the mother during breastfeeding, it becomes wet from sweat.
When sweating head while nursing, I suspect rickets, a disease associated with lack of vitamin D. the Deficiency of the substance causes a failure of calcium-phosphorus metabolism and the development of bony deformity. The last symptom occurs when running forms of the disease. The child may sweat, when eating or straining. In the early stages of showing signs of defeat of nervous system:
- increased or frequent sweating;
- paroobrazovaniya on single or unpaired parts of the body, for example, only on the forehead, or one hand;
- the formation of a bald spot on the nape;
- changes in the structure of sweat, it becomes sticky, viscid or watery;
- the emergence of a peculiar sour odor.
With the development of modern methods of preventing such disease as rickets occurs the last decade is extremely rare and diagnosed when the child is sweating while eating, not true, but the pathology of the thyroid gland. If gland function is disrupted, the increased work of sweat glands in certain places. At the first sign of inappropriate sweating should consult a doctor.
It is important to remember that in pathological conditions we must not forget that there are hereditary factors that are associated with the viscosity of the sweat.
Sweatiest if the child is not gaining weight or Vice versa, losing weight, changing the color of his skin during feeding – this is a mandatory reason to go to the doctor. Symptom sweating in conjunction with other events can signal the state of insufficiency of the kidneys, liver, heart, lungs and metabolism.
Cause of infant hyperhidrosis is a recent acute viral infection. To treat toddler with vitamins is strictly prohibited because of the uncontrolled dose of a substance can seriously damage internal organs and health of the child as a whole.
What to do?
The examination of the subject child, who is a number of symptoms, not only in the form of sweat. If a nursing period of life, there is good appetite, weight gain, zest for life, so it is necessary to wait, when will improve the processes of normal thermoregulation and hygiene conditions in child care.
If sweating head when feeding, this occasion:
- ventilate the room,
- to reduce the temperature;
- to buy a humidifier during the heating season;
- to take more walks.
Temperature for a child who is not able even to eat yourself, must not exceed 20 °C and optimal humidity settings from 50% to 70%. The desired temperature can be determined from the tip of the nose or color of the auricles.
The heat exchange of a child is governed by additional means, drying cover: in a cool place arms and legs of the baby must be closed; in warm – shirts, shirts and panties will be enough for ventilation. Preferably clothes made from natural materials.
At the stage of formation of thermoregulation used herbal baths:
- with a series;
- oak bark;
- a weak solution of potassium permanganate.
After bathing, the skin flora is not in need of cleaning. The baby should be dried and to arrange air baths. Cream or powder are used depending on the affected areas of the body. Moist parts of the body are processed powdery means.
Any disease is the only symptom. Hyperhidrosis is a temporary phenomenon and is not always hazardous to health if you are attentive to the appearance and health of the baby.