Staying healthy on family holidays

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Thu 16 July 2015

12 mins

Travelling overseas is such a great adventure, especially for children. The last thing you want is for your child to become sick (it can be a nightmare).

Sally Webb has travelled a lot with her two children and has some very good advice for how to prepare for such an adventure.

Here's a list of some essential things to include in your travel first aid kit, thanks to Sally Webb's book: Travel Without Tears

  • Thermometer
  • Paracetamol
  • Antihistamine tablets/liquid
  • Motion sickness remedies
  • Oral hydration salts (in sachets for convenience)
  • Broad spectrum antibiotics (suitable for children)
  • Antiseptic liquid/wipes
  • Band-aids
  • Sunscreen
  • Tweezers
  • Insect repellent
  • Measuring cup/syringe
  • Aloe vera gel


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