The following is a guest post on some alternative, natural ways to reduce fever in children. This post contains affiliate links, but opinions are in no way swayed by product endorsement.
How To Naturally Treat Fever In Kids
Anyone who has ever had kids, can tell you the same thing: they’re very prone to high fevers. Don’t worry: it’s not just your kid. Fevers are actually incredibly common in younger children and, believe it or not – there’s a scientific explanation for this. First of all, young kids get sick fairly often. Their immune systems are not yet properly developed, and neither are their hygiene habits. As soon as you put a lot of them together (for instance at school or in a playgroup), germs start circulating. But, why does every cold have to be accompanied by elevated temperature? Again, blame it on the immune system. The inexperienced immune system tends to overreact. However, there is no particular reason to worry. A fever is not harmful to the child; in fact, fevers actually help the body fight off infections. So, what exactly should you do when your little one is running a fever?