Intrinsic or non-allergic asthma is common in preschool children. The symptoms occur when children have a cold and presents with difficulty breathing and coughing, often… Read More »Asthma in children – Symptoms and Treatments
Caring for a sick child
Giving children medicine is one of the difficult parts of parenting. Children are often given liquid medicine, but it’s common for them refuse to take… Read More »Giving children medicine when they vomit or refuse to take liquid penicillin
I wrote the other day that in scientific studies, honey has been shown to be effective against coughs, unlike cough medicine. It is really surprising… Read More »Cough medicine for children – Mollipect, Cocillana or Lepheton?
Facts and advice about acetaminophen and ibuprofen dosages given to children at home. Written by pediatricians. Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are perhaps the most widely used… Read More »Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen in children – dosage for pain and fever
Oral rehydration solution (ORS) is indispensable when children are sick, especially if they have gastroenteritis. It prevents dehydration and fluid deficiency in children. You can… Read More »Oral rehydration solution (ORS) for children – recipes to prevent dehydration at home