15 May 2016

Tips to prepare for a child's hospital stay

When my two year old was recently ill, it was all arms to battle stations as we fought temperatures peaking 41.5 Celsius (106.7 F), dehydration and sleeplessness. At the hospital I was informed it could be either pneumonia or meningitis. So when it was confirmed that we’d escaped the latter, I was so relieved I nearly didn’t register what the doctor said next. “He’ll have to stay in the hospital for the next five nights, so we can begin the antibiotics treatment and monitor him closely.”

A hospital stay with your loved ones can be unsettling and often traumatic. It becomes almost unbearable...

Read the full article in the May 2016 post of New Age Parents


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