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4 Home Remedies For Your Child's Cold

by Ross Martin

If you're a parent, one of the most challenging times is when your child has a bad cold. Children get colds all the time and there is sometimes no way to avoid them. Naturally, you will want a cold to pass very quickly because it can make your child feel lethargic and even feverish. They may even have no appetite as well. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to make your child more comfortable when they have a cold. Here are some of the best natural remedies that you can try.  

Hydration Is Key

The best liquid your child can drink when they have a cold is water. However, even though water is the best choice some children may not want to drink it. The next option is fruit juice. You can add some water to the juice or give your child the juice on its own. Instead of store-bought fruit juices that may contain a lot of sugars, the best option is to make your own fruit juices at home. This way you can be sure it only contains natural ingredients.

Chicken Soup

This is a long-standing remedy for colds that should not be dismissed. Depending on what you put in the soup it can go a long way to help your child get the vitamins they need. At best, chicken soup can help prevent your child from becoming dehydrated. Try to get your child to take small servings of the soup even if they have lost their appetite.

Saline Drops

Saline drops are a great way to relieve nasal congestion when your child has a cold. This solution of salt and water can be used with a dropper to pour the liquid into your child's nostrils. The saline solution will break up the mucus, making it easier for them to clear their nasal passages.

Use a Humidifier

Using a humidifier is a great way to relieve your child's congestion. Having a humidifier in the room can make it easier for your child to breathe. Make sure that you clean the humidifier before you plug it in. Otherwise, you could spread germs throughout the room. 

Taking care of your child when they have a cold can be taxing on you as a parent. You can try one or a combination of the remedies discussed here to get your child feeling better. However, if they develop a high fever it is best to call your doctor just to be sure that there are no underlying conditions.

Contact a pediatric care office for more information. 


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About Jessica's Cosmetic Surgeries

Hello there! I'm Jessica Goodyear. I am an unofficial expert on cosmetic procedures--mostly because I've had a lot of them done. Some people judge me or think I'm fake, but I feel more like myself than I ever have before! It all started when I was a teenager. I broke my nose playing softball, and I had to have plastic surgery on my nose so that I could breathe properly. But my nose looked different afterwards, and I liked it better! Now I save up my money to get something done every few years. Whether it's teeth whitening or veneers, a little bit of liposuction, or new cheekbones, there's something so satisfying about letting your inner beauty shine out through your outer body. I started this site to help break the stereotypes about cosmetic surgeries and to talk about some of the health risks related to them. Check it out!