FEAR about your Child’s Illness

In my opinion, the biggest barrier to intelligent management of childhood illnesses is fear which comes in many forms: Fear of trusting our own judgement and intuition because we have been lead to believe that only the 'professionals' are qualified to make decisions about our children, Fear  that diseases that were once regarded as part … Continue reading FEAR about your Child’s Illness

General Measures For Managing Acute Childhood Illness Or Infection

Fresh air – open the window, during mild weather, lie outside if you can. At night, make sure that the window is open even if only a little.No dairy produce – no milk (including soya) yoghurt, cheese, eggs until well on the mend. Dairy increases mucus, upsets stomachs and may increase fever.Plenty of clear fluids … Continue reading General Measures For Managing Acute Childhood Illness Or Infection