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How do you make your 2 yr old feel comfortable while he or she is sick?

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Asked by navajomama7 at 12:31 PM on Feb. 17, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • I usually sit and snuggle on the couch after I have given medicine for the symptoms that she has and we watch a few dvd's

    Answer by coala at 12:33 PM on Feb. 17, 2011

  • My little girl turned 2 today and she has been sick with a virus that is like the flu so we have been taking warm baths, cuddling, and playing with her fav. toys along with watching her fav movies.

    Answer by momto4girzls at 12:34 PM on Feb. 17, 2011

  • i agree with both of the above

    Answer by san78 at 12:36 PM on Feb. 17, 2011

  • no matter what age after they have their meds . we snuggle on the couch i read to her , watch cartoons or movies what ever she wants. when's she sick the main thing she wants is me.

    Answer by princesschilly at 12:41 PM on Feb. 17, 2011

  • Same as above (all posters), I give pedialyte and make pedialyte popsicles (or give regular ones). My oldest loves popsicles when she's sick and has a fever. I also put a cool washcloth on her forehead sometimes.

    Answer by cheekycherub at 12:55 PM on Feb. 17, 2011

  • I give her medicine and cuddle with her. Rub her back and watch tv with her.

    Answer by acruz86 at 2:42 PM on Feb. 17, 2011

  • Warm baths, baby vicks chest rub, meds (if needed), dress in cool clothes-- meaning don't overdress, push liquids like chicken soup, jello, popsicles, juice... and I have them rest. What I do is we 'camp out' in the livingroom- I get the sleeping bags out so the kids can 'rest' get their favorite snuggle toy or blanket, and pop some favorite dvd's in the player.

    Answer by MizLee at 2:52 PM on Feb. 17, 2011

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