Facts About Fever

Facts About Fever

You cannot judge the severity of the condition by the height of the fever. Above all else, how your child looks and acts determine the likelihood of a serious problem. A child with a temperature of 101 degrees F who is abnormally quiet with a vacant stare is much sicker than a child with a […]

Understanding and Management of Fever

Understanding and Management of Fever

Any time a child is sick, we as parents or caregivers instinctively want to intervene on their behalf. In the case of fever, however, our efforts may be counterproductive. Your child’s ability to generate a fever is an eloquent demonstration of his/her body’s innate self-healing potential. The body essentially heals through increasing body temperature. Fever […]

Homeopathic Fever Treatments

Homeopathic Fever Treatments

Sudden onset of fever Aconitum Napellus indicated in sudden fever that often begins with shivering around midnight. The skin is red and dry and there is no perspiration. The child is agitated, anxious, and worried. She/he is thirsty for large amounts of water. Give 2-5 pellets of 6C potency every hour. This remedy is effective in […]

Baths to Reduce Fever

Baths to Reduce Fever

Only use water treatments when the child is not sweating. Sweating is the body’s way of reducing the temperature and it is best not to interfere.   Neutral Bath Immerse entire body of child in tub of water 93 to 96 degrees F. Monitor temperature closely so that the temperature is not reduced to below […]