Toddler health

Welcome to the Kiddles hub for toddler health. On this page, we share a bunch of informative articles about toddler health. From tummy troubles to coughs and colds, we’re here for you every step of the way. To get you started, here are some suggested articles:

Common choking hazards for babies and toddlers

Babies and toddlers mouth everything they can get their little hands on, it’s just how they explore the world around them. While there’s no hard and fast way to prevent taste-testing, you should aim to keep choking hazards out of their reach as far as possible.

On average, one child in the U.S. chokes to death every five days. And in children under three, 75% of deaths are related to choking. In 2010, the American Academy of Pediatrics released their guidelines for choking prevention. But in case you didn’t read up, here are 10 of the most common choking hazard for your little human.

How to survive a sick day in with your toddler

It’s Monday morning, 3:15 am, and you hear a moaning noise from your toddler’s room. You sneak in to check on them and find a disgruntled, obviously ill little person in the bed. Aside from the fact that you’re stressed out about missing another day at work, you’re also concerned about surviving a sick day in with your toddler. Fear, not mamma here are some tried and tested advice!

Home remedies you can use for toddler illnesses

You don’t always need a prescription or a doctor’s consult to get a sick toddler back on his feet. Here are some of the best home remedies for common childhood ailments.

How to tell whether or not your kid is really sick

When you were a kid, you probably pulled the “I’m sick” trick on your parents to get a day off school. But now that you have kids of your own, you probably wonder if you’re getting played like that too. How do you know when your kids are actually sick versus just wanting to miss school? The truth is that you won’t always know the truth straight away. But there are a few tactics you can use to reach a fair verdict. Here’s how to snuff out child’s play and tell if your kid is really sick.

Toddler head injuries

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of nonfatal injuries of kids. And in kids under the age of nine, they are the number one cause of head injuries. Kids under the age of four tend to be the most frequent victims of head injuries. And even though nobody is sure whether a fall could lead to a concussion, most parents don’t take concussions as seriously as they ought to. Technically, a concussion is a traumatic brain injury, and although it might be mild, you should still keep an eye on it. Here is everything you need to know about toddler head injuries.