How do you get a child to take the medicine
As Mary Poppins sings: "Spoon sugar helps the medicine go through."As a finishing touch, add a little more creative marketing.Resort to such tricks.
Pick medicine to taste.
The same medicine can be produced in different forms, with different taste.Consider your child's preferences.Drugs intended for both children and adults may have a sharp taste.
Try to prepare a magic pasta.Most children prefer a liquid form to a year, but if your child is at all times spits out the medicine, ask your doctor, not whether this medicine is available in the form of chewable tablets.Crush tablet between two spoons and add one or two drops of water to make a thick paste.Apply the paste slowly (on the tip of a finger) on the inside of the child's cheek, and he swallowed it without resistance.The taste of chewable tablets are usually more pleasant.This applies even to acetaminophen.
Make the cheek pocket.It
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resort to camouflage art. You can hide the powdered pill in a sandwich: Stir it to the jam, put on top of the peanut butter.Or mask it with a small amount of milk,
Technique "pocket for a cheek" does not allow the child to spit out the medicine.
infant formula or juice.Take the medicine as tasty as possible, but do not invent that medicine like candy.
Try spoons, pipettes and other medical Accessories.
Small plastic medical Scoop convenient than regular teaspoon.To clean the spoon out, spend it on the inside of the child's upper lip when you take it out of his mouth.Pipette with the scale introduced in the side of the baby's mouth between the cheek and gum - a proven tool.Bury a few drops at a time between the child swallowing movements.Some children are better than taking medication from a small plastic cup that can also be used to collect and give again that the drain.
Aim wisely.Try to avoid sensitive areas of the mouth.Taste buds are concentrated in the front and central part of the tongue.The palate and the back of the tongue are the sites comprising the gag reflex.It is best to make a pocket between the cheek and gum, and dig deep into the mouth medicine.