KAI PO CHE…
Makar Sankranti is the time when children run uncontrolled and give a deaf year to parents’ advice. Gripped with excitement, they often expose themselves to the risks that include- kite flying at risky places where they expose themselves to falling off the roof, manjha induced injuries, not covering themselves properly that can attract flu and the like.
To help keep these unsavoury experiences at bay, experts suggest some precautions that are a must to bear in mind while celebrating Sankranti with kids.
During this season children fell ill more frequently. The main reason for this is that children fly kites on the roof and often ignore warm cloths despite the fact that weather remains coldest in the morning and evening. As a result children first complain of cough and cold and later the problem gets severe.
“Between celebrations, we forget to make the child drink water at regular breaks. Since kite flying is done under the sun, it is sure to drain them out. Plan to carry energetic drinks to keep the child active and hydrated,” Dr Vijay Shankar Sharma, senior pediatrician at Narayana Hospital said.
“In between all the celebrations, take care of your child’s health as well. They might be …read more