Home Remedies for Toddler Dehydration

Home Remedies for Toddler Dehydration

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Toddler dehydration can be a very scary thing to experience. The first thing that you should do when your toddler is dehydrated is to have them drink additional fluids. Provide fluids like water, juice and milk that can help keep them hydrated and avoid carbonated drinks that can make dehydration worse. Claim Your 20 Free Pregnancy Tests – Click Here

Continue to give your child additional fluids and have them rest while still giving them their normal diet. It is likely that it will take up to a day and a half before their normal level of dehydration has returned.

You can also increase their fluids with the foods that they consume as well. For example, you can give them foods like chicken soup to help increase the amount of fluids that they are drinking. This is a great way to increase the fluids that your toddler is taking in while providing them with food at the same time.

It is important to talk to your doctor if your child becomes dehydrated. In some instances, a toddler may require medical attention in order to recover from the dehydration. Call your doctor immediately if your child doesn’t appear to be getting better or if they seem to be getting worse.

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Dr. Prabha Sahgal, MD
Dr. Prabha Sahgal, MD | ConceiveEasy
Dr. Prabha Sahgal MD, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and subspecialty board certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Sahgal holds a B.S. degree from MIT in molecular biology and currently serves on the ConceiveEasy board of directors.