I watch a child that will be 3 in august his mother has had him on cold meds to much i think sometimes he will be on it like 6 months in a row without taking a break from it (out of a year he might go 2 months without it) it is store brand cold meds (not doc prescribed) and he goes to the same doc my child goes to and my doc said NEVER give cold/cough meds The mother tells me to give it to him to prevent him from getting sick b/c he isn't sick when she gives it to him so could that be why he is not up with other kids his age?? He will not answer yes and no questions like if you say do you wanna go outside he shakes his head NO then cries you don't let him out he don't talk much and will not even draw on paper you have to feed him his food b/c he will not eat much if you let him do it himself he also don't like food he has to chew he swallows it whole he likes mushy food.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 10:59 AM on May. 12, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)
Answer by peace1234 at 11:12 AM on May. 12, 2010
Kids develop at different rates. I would refuse to give the medication without a doctor's order. You can't prevent colds with OTC meds.
Answer by Gailll at 12:06 PM on May. 12, 2010
Answer by gracefulsky at 12:29 PM on May. 12, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 12:29 PM on May. 12, 2010