Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: OUDS | 2008-11-17

Q.

7 MONTH OLD BABY WITH FLOFFY GLOTTIS

DEAR PROF
IS IT SAFE TO TAKE MY 7 MONTH OLD DAUGHTER ON HOLIDAY TO CAPE-TOWN WITH THE TRAIN YOU ADVISED ME PREVIOUSLY THAT SHE CAN NOT FLY SHE HAS LARINGAMILITION SHE WILL BE 8 MONTHS AT THE TIME OF DEPARTING
WILL I BE ABLE TO PUT HER IN THE SWIMMING POOL OR WATER THIS SUMMER PLEASE ADVISE THANK YOU FOR THE EXCELLENT WORK

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Thank you.You can certainly take her by train. She will be able to play in shallow water but be very careful that she does not accidently swallow the any pool water or sea water as this will have a choking effect.

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