Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: lientjie | 2011/01/20

Q.

Rehydrate

Hello

Is it okey to give my children 2 and 4 rehydrate, everyday, now in summer. They each get a half glass, a day???

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There is no need to give your children Rehidrat which contains salt and sugar.You will give them excessive amounts of salt in particular with this product if they are healthy children and do not have diarrhoea. It is meant for children with diarrhoea to replace lost salts and fluid.

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Posted by: Purple | 2011/01/20

So long as they are getting plenty of water to drink, diluted fruit juice and eating fruit they should be getting enough liquid so you shouldn''t need to give them rehydrate.

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