Hydrated and Cool, let your baby have some fun in the season of the Sun.

Hydrated and Cool, let your baby have some fun in the season of the Sun.

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Summer brings sunshine, laughter, and plenty of outdoor adventures. But for babies, the hot weather can pose a significant health risk. Here are crucial summer safety tips to ensure your little one stays cool and hydrated throughout the season:
Summer is when the Sun is out and bright. Though, its a challenging season for babies as the summer heat can be a reason for health risk. Let’s look at some of the ways in which you can keep your little one safe this summer while keeping your baby cool and well hydrated.

Cool the summer heat: 

  • Step into the shade: Avoid exposing to peak hours (10 am to 4 pm) direct sunlight. Overheating is harmful in many ways. Choose areas or ways that offer some shade– stroller shades, tree canopies, umbrellas, or covered play areas.
  • Summer clothing for your baby: Dress your baby in loose, breathable clothing: Choose loose, breathable, lightweight, light-colored bamboo:cotton clothes that allow for good air-circulation and fit-loosely.
  • Keep outdoor activity to the minimum: Don’t step outdoors when the Sun is at it’s peak. And limit the overall exposure to the Sun and outdoor activity. Early mornings and late evenings are the best times to step out when its lot more cooler. 
  • Time in a baby pool / splash pad: Water play with parental guidance can be a fun activity and is a refreshing way to cool down on hot days.

Keep Hydrated:

  • Feed frequent liquids and fluids: Breast milk, formula, or cool, plain water day-in and day-out at regular intervals. Even if your baby is not showing visible signs of thirst.
  • Skip sugary drinks: Juices or other sweetened beverages are best avoided, as they tend to worsen dehydration.
  • Wet diapers are an indication: Want to know the status of hyderation? 

Wet diapers will tell you the whole story. Consult a pediatrician if you happen to find a decrease in the frequency of wet diapers.

Important Measures to Take:

  • Unsafe to leave your baby unattended in a hot car: Temperature in a car can rise rapidly on a hot day. Don’t leave your baby inside a locked car, not even for a short while. She is in danger of a heatstroke. 
  • Sunscreen for protection: Use a broad-spectrum, SPF 30 or higher sunscreen that is specifically meant for babies. 15 min before stepping out, apply it to exposed skin areas and repeat every two hours, or more.
  • Protect from sunburn: Look out for any signs of redness or discomfort. If your baby suffers sunburns, seek medical advice.
  • Headwear that’s suitable: A wide-brimmed headwear for your baby's head and face can help protect from the sun's harmful rays.


  • Be in the know: Monitor the daily weather forecast and make plans accordingly.
  • Moms know best: Look out for signs of overheating –  excessive sweating, fussiness, or lethargy. Act immediately and take appropriate measures to  cool them down. Seek medical attention if required.

Safe and Fun Summer:

By following these summer safety tips, you can ensure your baby stays cool, hydrated, and enjoys the warm weather comfortably. Remember, prioritizing shade, providing frequent fluids, and staying vigilant about sun protection are essential for keeping your little one safe throughout the summer season.

With the above tips your summer can be safe and enjoyable. Ensure your baby stays cool, hydrated, and takes in the warm weather comfortably. Don’t forget to always stay away from direct Sunlight (choose areas of shade), keeping the baby well-fed with fluids, and being vigilante on any signs of Sun/heat related complications. An informed and aware parent helps keep her/his baby safe throught the summer season.

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