Baby & Toddler / 9 October, 2023 / Christina Walter
As temperatures gradually drop and children gather indoors and interact in larger groups, the onset of the cold and flu season becomes inevitable. There are a few things you need to know when it comes to treating kids with cold or flu.
Although you might be aware that the cold and flu season is approaching, it doesn’t lessen the difficulty of witnessing your young one grappling with a cough and congested nose. Among those vulnerable during this season, children below 5 years old, especially those under 2, face a heightened risk.
Cold and flu are both caused by viral infections, rendering antibiotics ineffective in resolving the infection. Nevertheless, there are measures you can adopt to provide relief to your child as their immune system combats the virus.
If your child has had a cough that’s lasted longer than 3 weeks, see a GP.
4-in-1 Humidifier with Sound Machine, Baby Central
Glow Dreaming, the 5-in-1 sleep aid
As babies spend on average up to 6 hours per day in their nursery, Ozone free air purifiers ensure good quality and safer air indoors. We have all heard the phrase ‘prevention is better than cure’. Removing germs from our homes may well help improve the health of our children.
Cooling Patch, Amazon
Baby Nasal Aspirator, Fridababy
Nasal Decongester, NUK
Breathe Easy Daily Nasal Spray, Sterimar
Nasal Drops, Snufflebabe
Saline Nasal Drops, Calpol
Breathe Easy Patches, Colief
Olbas Oil For Children, Amazon
Vapour Rub, Snufflebabe
Temp Pal, Baby Central
Non-contact Thermometer, Boots
With Baba West’s Back to School Immunity Pack, your child will have a boost of multivitamins and multibiotics to help support their immune system.
The tasty Strawberry Fruit Bears count towards one of their five a day and support gut health. Whilst the Vitamin D Spray will keep their bone strength developing.
Are they having trouble sleeping due to sniffles? Snuffle Pillow Mist is packed with anti-viral and antibacterial properties. They’ll get that much-needed rest in between their busy school days.
Occasionally, even the most diligent home care might fall short in aiding your young one’s complete recuperation. It’s crucial to contact your doctor immediately if your child: