Care your premature newborns a traditional way with the help of home-made remedies, experts suggest.
A group of researchers say, rubbing a dose of sugar as gel at the inner side of the cheeks is an economical and effective way to protect premature babies against brain damage.
As per the reports, low blood sugar affects about one in 10 babies born prematurely. The scientists say if untreated, it can cause permanent harm in your lovely kids.
Researchers from New Zealand tested the gel therapy in 242 babies under their care.
The found that the therapy was cost effective and could reduce admissions to intensive care services which are already working at high capacity levels”
Scientists say, many babies are admitted to intensive care units and given intravenous glucose because their blood sugar remains low – a condition doctors call hypoglycaemia. Scientists see this method as a palpable substitute for the same.
The study was published in The Lancet.