10 Tips to Mothers !!admin
When its cold, School Going Kids need extra attention to stay warm, safe and healthy. Young children are less likely to recognize when they are cold and more likely to lose body heat quickly due to their smaller size. Here are some tips to protect children when the temperature dips:
- Think layers. Put several layers of clothing on your child and make sure their head, neck and hands are covered. Dress babies and young children in one more layer than an adult would wear.
- Beware clothing hazards. Dress infants and children warmly for outdoor activities. Several thin layers will keep them dry and warm.
- Check in on warmth. Tell children to come inside if they get wet or if they’re cold. Then keep watching them and checking in. They may prefer to continue playing outside even if they are wet or cold.
- Use Moisturizer. When temperature dip our skin gets dry, In winters you need extra care for your children skin, so apply moisturizer.
- Install alarms. More household fires happen during the winter so make sure you have smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in your home.
- Get equipped. Children should their body and head while plying outdoor games,.
- Teach technique. It takes time to master fun winter activities like sledding, so make sure children know how to do the activity safely.
- Prevent nosebleeds. If your child suffers from minor winter nosebleeds, use a cold air humidifier in their room. Its drops can help keep their nose moist.
- Keep them hydrated. In drier winter air kids lose more water through their breath. Make water bottles a habit of carrying in the winter. Include water bottles in your child’s lunch and encourage them to use it during and after meals as well as physical activities.
- Watch for danger signs. You should never send your child to school with a fever above 100.4°F. However, if your child has a slight fever (below 100.4°F) and is not acting sick, they should be fine to attend school.If your child has a sore throat and runny nose but isn’t running a fever, they are most likely safe to go to school as long as they are acting active. If your child has a sore throat along with a fever, swollen glands, headache, or stomach ache, it is best not to send him /her to school and take them to a medical professional to determine the cause.