Thursday, December 13, 2007

How to help you kids when they have fever?

When your kids are suffering from fever, their bodies are fighting with infection. There are some things you can do to feel your kids much better. Sharing with you some suggestions offered by American Academy of Family Physicians:

  • Do not give aspirin to your kids as it in some cases can result in serious illness. Give your kids acetaminophen that reduce the paid and also lower the fever

  • Give your kids fluids so that they remain hydrated and cool

  • When your kids are not feeling well, let them rest and stay quiet

  • Maintain 70 and 47 degrees Fahrenheit room temperature

  • Offers them comfortable, lightweight and loose fitting cotton clothes

  • Cover them with a blanket when they are feeling cold and remove it when they warm up