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How to keep kids healthy during a winter vacation

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Children are vulnerable to colds, flues and all other winter related illnesses. It can get worse when you are on vacation and have to travel by plane or train and from eating different types of foods. A sick child can ruin a vacation. Take preventive measures to ensure your child stays healthy and enjoys the vacation.

Get necessary vaccines
If you are travelling abroad visit the doctor and have the necessary vaccines to protect against possible illnesses.

Eat healthy

Make sure they eat a balanced diet and not load them with junk food and fizzy drinks, as this will reduce their immunity. Gradually introduce them to foods they are not used to.

Wear proper clothing

It is absolutely essential to make sure the child is properly covered to face the harsh cold weather. Do not allow them outside without putting on a jacket, scarf, hat and proper footwear.

Do not disrupt sleep pattern

The normal sleep pattern should be adhered to as much as possible to ensure that they get plenty of rest to ensure their immune system stays strong.

Maintain a comfortable temperature in the room and have him properly protected with blankets and warm pajamas.