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How to protect kids during the rainy season?

by Deepti G. Creating Impact through Words

Rainy season always brings a cool and breezy atmosphere and brings happiness for children. Kids prefer to make paper boats and float them in water offering them a different aspect of their enjoyment. But this season also invites several threats for your kids that you should be aware of.

Health issues in the rainy season

Young children specifically toddlers and babies are the soft target of infections in the rainy season. Check out common health problems arising during monsoon-

Cold and serious infections

Kids spend hours in the dirty rainwater that becomes a great threat to them. Prolonged wetness tells upon their health and invites cold and other serious infections. As they might ignore washing their dirty hands, they are likely to catch infection faster.

Lack of hygiene

Kids are not conscious about their hygiene. It can cause stomach infection and gastroenteritis. This carelessness proves to be fatal as they become seriously ill. Among the most common diseases, there are typhoid, cholera, and Hepatitis A.

Eye ailments

Kids often face dirty rainwater with their open eyes. So, it leads to serious eye infections. It is really vital to protect the eyes and close them while spending time in rains.

Water borne-diseases

As water and air get contaminated the most these days, water-borne and air-borne diseases are prevalent. These hit young ones often.

Safety tips to be followed in the rainy season

Follow these safety measures to avoid health issues among kids-

·        Ask your children to clean their hands with medical soap to combat infections.

·        Ensure that your children take a shower after spending time in dirty rainwater.

·        Ask them to wear dry and breathable clothing.

·        Carry an umbrella to protect your kids from sudden rain.

·        Keep essential items like raincoat and gumboot ready for use to keep them dry.

·        Tell your kids to close their eyes while facing dirty rainwater.

·        Include freshly cut foods and homemade foods for diet tips for kids during rains.

·        Use bottled water instead of tap water when outside.

Diet tips for kids during monsoon

Check the below-mentioned list of diet for children:

·        Use health-inducing herbs and spices such as basil leaves, cinnamon, ginger, onion, turmeric in meals to boost immunity.

·        Wash fruits before eating and include fresh milk products in your toddler’s diet.

·        Encourage fresh, homemade food and 8-10 glasses of water for your kids.

·        Avoid junk fruits, spicy snacks, and ice creams in this season.

Home activities for kids during rains

To prevent kids from going out in rains, engage them in creative activities that provide them lots of fun, check these out-

Coloring the world

Try to color some flower pots, any corner-table or reusable bottles to engage kids. Children will love it if you showcase what both of you have created.

Play music

To relieve your kids from boredom, play some music and groove with kids. Capture a video of your kids’ dance that gives them pleasure.

Get printable games

Simply arrange new printable games immediately with the help of your printer. Both toddlers and grownup kids will be happy while playing these games.

Read books

Build a reading habit among your kids during the rainy season. Moreover, select a character and give your voice to that character for enhanced entertainment.


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