Pain, Cold and Flu Centre

We understand that as a parent nothing matters more to you than relieving your little one’s pain and flu.
That’s why we have developed the Pain, Cold and Flu Centre where you can find information and advice on how to relieve your baby’s pain, cold and flu.

Questions & Answers

What is fever?

Fever is often the first sign of an illness in children. When your child has a temperature it can be a worrying and stressful time.
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Infant cold medications: what do I need to know?

Concern over give infants cold medicine
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Children's cough and cold medicine: what is appropriate at what age?

There are very specific guidelines when it comes to safely administering over the counter medications to babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
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How do I tell if my baby has a sore throat?

Sore throats and coughs are two very common illnesses for children.
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Which is better for my baby’s temperature – ibuprofen or paracetamol?

Once you have established your baby has a fever and have taken practical measures, such as placing them in a cooler environment, to combat this, a fever-reducing medication can be administered.
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What is Febrile Convulsion?

Febrile convulsions are caused by a rapid increase in the body temperature of young children.
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How should I treat my baby’s fever?

Once you have established your baby has a slight fever, there are a number of measures you can take to keep it under control
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