A few words about acclimatization in children
Here also there has come long-awaited vacation, we go on a family vacation and when I come back, our baby begins to feel unwell. So his condition affected by unusual weather conditions. How to get acclimatized to the child and whether it is possible to prepare for it in advance? That's the question that interests us, because we want to experience only pleasant feelings from our holiday.
Define the concepts
Acclimatization is called the process that helps the body to adapt to the new conditions. When you change time zones or the temperature changes sharply, the phenomenon is complicated. Usually it takes about two days. But if there is a change of time zone, approximately three days.
Not to confuse such a process with poisoning or a cold, you need to clearly know how the acclimatization of the children. Often this condition appears in the beginning of the holiday. It is accompanied by General weakness, headache, dizziness, sleep disturbance, fever, nausea and disruption of the gastrointestinal tract.
Babies become very irritable and often capricious. This condition may last more than seven days. Therefore, going on a trip with the whole family, plan your vacation at least three weeks, then the process of acclimatization in children will be much easier. If your child has allergies, then he can manifest such a reaction. Assembling a first aid kit on the road, be sure to put antihistamines.
What to do to reduce the level of acclimatization.
Try in the early days to swim in the sea as little as possible. It is not necessary to be under direct sunlight. Sunbathe only in the permitted hours. Prefer only natural fabrics. Be sure to purchase a sun umbrella and special protective means. Give your child as much as possible drinking. Let it be water and juice. Totally abstain from carbonated drinks. Try not to overeat. Not worth it to go from winter to summer. This will only aggravate the problem that you have. Try to pre-chill your baby. Before you travel, focus on vitamins a, E And C. Let your child eats fruits and berries. Especially useful are cranberries, currants and pomegranate. When you arrive at your destination, let your child relax, gain strength and get used to the temperature difference. Try to travel by train. So it will be easier to perceive change in climatic zones.
After returning home, you may face to be a re-acclimatization. Such a process is sometimes harder than the acclimatization. Do not immediately take the child to the garden or school, as his health can deteriorate rapidly. Try to keep your joint journey in any case was not damaged. Before going on vacation, talk to your baby, pay close attention to his food. To reduce the risk of acclimatization in children, do it before the trip from various vaccinations. Let your journey will bring you real pleasure!