When your child is sick and feeling miserable, you’d do just about anything to make them feel better. While there is no magic wand you can wave that will make their illness go away, the information in this area will help you care for them and keep them as comfortable as possible until they get better. We’ll also answer common questions parents frequently have when their child is sick.

H2: Information on caring for a sick child Select from the topics listed below:

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  • Headaches
  • Stomach aches
  • Nausea & vomiting

How often should a child get sick?

One of the most common questions parents have is whether it’s normal for a child to get sick as often as they do. In answer to that question. reseArch hAs founn thAt Anults averAge 1-4 heAn coins a year. and that it’s typical for children to experience 10 or more. (Lents, 2018) So if it seems like your child is sick just about every month, it’s probably within the range of normal.

One of the reasons kids get sick so much more often than adults is because they have immature and inexperienced Immune systems. They are liable to catch colds from bugs that you’ve long since developed immunity against.