are the days to keep you warm in those cozy wools.
season of chills is around the corner. Whenever the weather changes,
viral and bacterial infections spur up. This particularly takes a
toll on the health of kids. It’s a great time to prepare your
little one’s Immune system in order to keep those coughs, colds and
runny noses at bay. There is no way to make your kid flu proof. Look
away for two seconds and they’re putting their fingers in their
mouth or wiping their noses on the back of their hand. Yet we can
follow some basic precautions to strengthen their immunity and make
them more resistant to germs.
immune boosting foods (garlic,
juices high in vitamin C)
in your child’s diet so
that your child’s immune system works efficiently when attacked by
healthy immune system starts in the gut.’ Add probiotics (e.g.
yoghurt) to keep the gut healthy.
personal hygiene. Explain to your toddler to cover his mouth when
coughing or sneezing; to use tissues (not their sleeves!) to wipe
their noses, and to dispose tissues properly as they are the entry
points for flu and cold. Preempt viruses and bacteria by frequently
washing your hands.
Rinse your nose. Studies have shown that those who rinsed their nasal
passages had fewer symptoms from allergies and sinus infections. This
is the key to guard against germ spread.
sure his vaccinations are up to date.
him adequate sleep as sleep deprivation suppresses immunity.
them warm and protected with woolen jackets, stockings, mufflers.
The body’s own heat is the best way to combat the cold outside.
“There is no bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” –
Ranulph Fiennes. However, don’t overdo it.
take hot chocolate and soups to fill stomach during break time.
These warm drinks have an extra warming effect and help keeping the
quick warm showers. Avoid taking cold long baths. Apply
moisturizer/sunscreen after the brief shower.
the floors clean. Use stronger disinfectants while mopping the
workout or have some active play sessions to build a strong immune
get scared if they exhibit flu symptoms. As much as we want to
prevent them from getting the flu, there is some benefit to getting
it. Mild cough is not a bad thing. It is actually the body’s way of
sending out bad germs.
Keep warm because winter is coming!!