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What was the treatment for your child's dehydration?

Dehydration in children can be treated at home by replacing fluids with drinks such as Pedialyte, Pedialyte freezer pops, or any product similar that is designed to replace sugar and electrolytes. Children should take small sips every few moments. A BRAT diet may be started if vomiting has subsided for four hours. Medical treatment may include rehydration via an IV solution.
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I really struggled for a few weeks to get my 8-month-old to drink water. He wouldn't drink it from his bottle or a beaker and was getting seriously dehydrated. I tried a Calpol syringe and it worked. Yay, happy mummy.
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