Sometimes, as a parent, you have to resort to bribery to get kids to take their much-needed medication. We all remember, as children, not wanting to have that spoonful of goopy, yucky, syrupy, bitter-tasting liquid forced down our throats – all we wanted to do was stay home from school, watch TV, and avoid teachers […]
Most kids hate being sick almost as much as adults do. They may enjoy staying home from school, avoiding homework, and getting to watch television and play board games, but they definitely don’t enjoy taking the needed medication that gets them better fast. While Leolyte has several different flavor options in many fun, cool-looking, and […]
One of the greatest joys in life for most parents is watching your kid play – building sand castles on the beach, having tea parties, playing cowboys with their friends; it’s all a part of growing up, and creating lasting bonds and memories with others. Likewise, one of the worst feelings, as a parent, is […]
A recent survey* of moms revealed the top 5 myths about how to spot and help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea and vomiting.
MYTH: Any liquid can prevent and treat dehydration in children with diarrhea and vomiting.
MYTH: The best way to hydrate a child is to have them quickly drink as much fluid as possible.
MYTH: It’s O.K. to wait a while before giving liquids after a child has had diarrhea and vomiting.
MYTH: It takes several episodes of diarrhea with vomiting for an infant to become dehydrated.
MYTH: It’s easy for a mom to tell if her child is dehydrated.
To help correct these myths, Pedialyte has developed the Mom’s Stomach Flu Survival Guide, designed to give busy moms the insight they need to prepare for, help prevent, and help manage diarrhea and vomiting when these symptoms hit.
We’ve all heard of drinks containing electrolytes that are supposed to be the perfect choice for replenishing fluids. Parents will notice them in drinks that promise to help soothe the aching stomachs of children. How much do you know about electrolytes and what they can do for your kids?
ATTENTION: Help prevent the flu and a troubled tummy by cleaning toys and door handles.