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A mosquito bite can result not only in swelling or itching but also in diseases like Malaria, Chikungunya, and Dengue etc. It is important to protect your baby from mosquito bites by using various means of getting rid of mosquitoes.

Mosquitoes can be very dangerous for your little one. Mosquito bites can not only result in severe itching and swelling of your child’s delicate skin, but it also can lead to your baby getting affected by Chikungunya, Malaria or Dengue. It is vital to take preventive measures for your child’s safety from mosquito bites.

  1. Cleanliness:

Mosquitoes breed in unhygienic waters. Make sure you don’t leave water lying in coolers, buckets, pots etc. inside or near your home. Keep your house clean and make sure you wipe the places immediately after cooking or eating.

  1. Anti Mosquito:

Use of herbal Anti Mosquito products like anti-mosquito candles or solutions will help curb mosquitoes while not harming your baby.

  1. Protective Mesh:

Fitting of protective mesh on the doors and windows of your home; and keeping them shut is one of the effective ways of keeping the mosquitoes out.

  1. Mosquito Repellants:

If using Diffuser Oils or Sprays make sure they are free from DEET or other chemicals. Various herbal mosquito repellents are available in the market or on online portals and these are very easy to procure.

  1. Bands:

An innovative product, these bands contain Citronella oil which is completely natural and non-toxic. These bands can be worn on the wrist or ankle by the children when they are outdoors and are usually suitable for children above 3 years. Since they are completely organic and don’t require heat or electricity, they’re ideal for a kid friendly environment.

  1. Babies Clothes:

Keeping the child completely covered in clothes is a small way to keep them protected. Although not complete; but it provides some amount of protection against mosquito bites. Try to avoid laundry detergents with smell that can attract mosquitoes. 

  1. Patches:

Anti Mosquito Patches are not put on the skin but can be put on clothes, attached to prams or nearby objects. Made from natural ingredients; these patches are safe to use even for new born babies. These contain natural oils that, which will give out a scent that repels mosquitoes. It will form an invisible cloak that protects your child form mosquitoes.

Keep your child protected from mosquitoes using organic methods that don’t cause any harm. Give these a try to keep mosquitoes at bay. To learn more ways to protect your children from Mosquito Bites, click here.


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