Archive for October 21, 2014
Most parents know that their children have an increased risk of becoming ill: not only are their immune systems still developing, but they also spend time in busy schools, playgrounds and daycares, where germs can quickly spread from child to child. While it can be tempting to protect your children from every source of bacteria and potential sickness, this exposure is necessary to help them develop a resistance to these germs. But what should you do when your child develops a cough or a fever?
Be Wary of These Symptoms
In many cases, your son or daughter may simply need fluids and medication to suppress their cough or runny nose. However, children are especially vulnerable to bacteria when they have already contracted a virus or other issue, which makes it possible for se