Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: anon | 2009/10/07

Q.

immune system

hi doc

my baby (second child) is 3 months old. his siter is 3 years old and goes to a creche. she is sick on and off and then the baby also gets sick. my baby is on formula NAN Pelargon, he was constipated when he was one week old , but now he' s much better. i give viral guard to the 3 year old, but what can i give her to boost her immune system and is there anything i can give the baby. he went on antibiotics when he was only 5 weeks old he had fever etc. at that time his sister was also sick.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby is a bit young for any of the usual immune boosters now. You can try a probiotic such as Reuteri infant drops 1ml daily for 10 days per month.

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