Oral Care For Babies

Oral Care for Babies
  • Start taking care of the baby's oral hygiene as early as possible
  • New-borns have their tooth buds already formed 
  • Prevents bacteria
  • Cultivates good oral habits
  • Baby get's used to brushing  
Simple techniques
    1. To start with, get a clean piece of soft sterilized muslin cloth
    2. Soak it in water. Make sure, the water is not very cold or very hot
    3. Now, wring out the water from the cloth
    4. Wrap this cloth around your finger & gently brush the baby's gums
    5. Massage the gums
    6. Swish your finger across the gum pads, upper palate & the lower palate
    7. Gently clean the tongue as well
  • No need to use a toothpaste
  • You may clean with your finger directly
  • Make sure your fingernail is well cut
  • Clean the mouth twice a day

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Sonali Shivlani

Childbirth Educator,

Sonali Shivlani is an internationally certified pregnancy, lactation and child nutrition counselor. She has worked with more than 15,000 couples and has conducted pregnancy and parenting sessions and workshops internationally. She is the Executive Director of the Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program at CAPPA International and trains candidates in the field of prenatal fitness.

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