Treatments & Healthcare

All about how to ensure your preschooler gets the best in treatments available.

Questions & Answers

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 prepare my child for his first injection?

Injections are necessary - the thing is to just have them and then get on with it. If needs be, have your child’s favourite toy or something else that will distract him while he has his shot.
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When can I start giving my child chewable medicine?

In general, chewable medicines are only designed for children two years and older, who are adept at eating solid foods.
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When can I give my child aspirin, or medicine that contains aspirin?

Giving any child aspirin could contribute to them getting a serious illness known as Reye’s Syndrome.
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What's the difference between an expectorant and a cough suppressant?

As a parent you should understand the risks associated with various different types of medication
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What's the difference between paracetamol and ibuprofen?

Both ibuprofen and paracetamol are effective pain and fever treatment options for babies and children.
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What's the difference between a vaporiser and a humidifier?

Choosing between a vaporiser and a humidifier is a personal choice but both help to make children feel better
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