8 Most Effective Natural Ways To Reduce Fever Of Children Without Any Medication In Just 5 Minutes!
A fever of your child can be a great reason to worry and stress. Many studies explains and proves that fever is actually nothing to worry about if your child is healthy. A fever actually works to fight off the bacteria or infection that is the main reason to your children to be ill. If the child is uncomfortable and burning up, you can help your child on several ways. You should take the child to pediatrician if the fever lasts more than a several days.
Here are the 8 most effective methods to lower fever of your child in just 5 min:
1.Your child should consume plenty of chilled foods and fluids such as yogurt and pops that will keep her body hydrated and cool the body from the inside out.
2.Give your child a sponge bath or a lukewarm tub. The water will evaporate from her skin and it will bring her/his temperature down. Do not use cold water because it can cause the temperature of the body to rise or can make her shiver.
3.While she rests, place damp, cool washcloth on the forehead of your child.
4.Stay in the shade if you are outside or stay in a cool place if you are indoor.
Wash, peel and grate the potatoes and then place them in the child socks.
6.The child can also lose heat easily through the skin by removing layers of clothing. Dress her in just one layer and give her a blanket until she is warm if she is shivering.
7.Do not forget to use fan. Do not blow directly on her, but have it circulate the air around her by keeping the fan at a low setting.
8.Brandy and Water
You should make a mixture between a cup of brandy and the same amount of water, soak a gauze with the resulting mixture and then place the gauze in the child socks.
If the child has a fever and is younger than 3 months, you should call the doctor immediately. You should also call the doctor when temperature reaches 101 degrees or higher for 3-5 months old. Call the doctor right away if her fever also reaches 102 degrees or more once she’s 6 months old.