How to make them comfortable

It’s tempting to wrap your child in warm clothes or put extra blankets on their bed when you know they’re ill, but dressing them in light clothing is actually a better practice.

Lots of fluids

Children with a fever need fluid to ensure they stay hydrated. Try to encourage your child to drink when they’re sick, even though it’s often the last thing they might want to do.

Help is at hand

Like any parent, you don’t want to see your child suffer with pain or fever. Nurofen for Children liquid suspensions are pleasant-tasting, sugar-free liquids formulated to relieve pain and fever in children Every pack of Nurofen for Children liquid suspension includes a simple dosing syringe to help make dosing time easier for you and your child.

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