Winter time is flu time. Which parent cannot tell a story about endless nights of fever, cough and visits to the toilet? To make your winter better this year we give 10 simple tips to boost your child’s immune system.
1: Get fresh air by taking a walk in the park
2: Remember to take Vitamin D throughout the winter. Wondering how much Vitamin D your baby needs? Here you can read more here
3: Make sure your child has all immunisations.
4: A smoke-free environment is crucial for healthy airways
5: Get enough sleep: A rested immune system is stronger.
6: Increase your iron storage by eating red meat, grains and pulses, in combination with Vitamin C (sweet potato or fruit) to improve iron uptake
7: Get the flu vaccine. Some nurseries and schools offer it to their children.
8: Probiotics from yogurt or kefir also help.
9:Drink plenty of water to keep your airways hydrated. This will help them to stay clear from viruses and bacteria.
10: Start exercising together. Start with a bike ride along the river.