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Tips On How to Manage Cold & Flu Season {Infographic}

by Nellie

This cold and flu season has been pretty mild on my family so far, but we all know that the danger zone is usually in the colder winter months. A few months ago, I was able to meet Dr. Tanya Altman to discuss some of the signs we should be concerned about with our children.

When I was a first time mommy, I really didn’t know the ins and outs of a basic cold. When my son had fevers I would go crazy googling whether or not I should be waiting it out, or rushing him to a doctor or an ER. Cold and Flu Season can be scary because if you don't make the right decisions at the right time, your child's health could potentially be compromised! Check out these critical tips on when to take your child to the doctor and when you should wait it out.

The makers of Tylenol worked with Dr. Altman to create a simple infographic that you can refer to in times of need just in case your child is sick. Today I am sharing it with you!

Tylenol Infographic

 

Feel free to pin and share for later use, as we will inevitably need to refer to this in the future!!

 

Are you prepared for the cold and flu season? Did you know all the facts on this infographic?

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11 comments

Janine November 30, 2013 - 7:39 am

I have yet another cold myself right now and Lily has it, too. She started to run a low grade fever on Thanksgiving night and today seems to be fever free finally. We use the doctor’s old tried and true method of switching between Tylenol and Motrin with the girls when they are sick and if they are running really high fevers or just seem really out of it that is when I pay a visit to the pediatrician with them for a bit of piece of mind for me. But thanks for sharing and totally pinned the infographic to refer back to now. Enjoy your weekend!! 🙂

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Nellie December 1, 2013 - 9:59 pm

Its so crazy how this is popping up all over the place Janine! My son also had a low grade fever on friday night but thankfully returned to normal by Saturday. Its so scary every single time it happens though!

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Joi November 30, 2013 - 10:44 am

I pinned it!

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Nellie December 1, 2013 - 10:00 pm

Thanks Joi!

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Tamara November 30, 2013 - 12:24 pm

Des has a cold right now! And his last one spread to all of us and his lingering cough lasted for weeks! This one seems more in the nose, so far. We’re a pretty healthy family and we always all get shots. I am concerned, but not outright worried.

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Nellie December 1, 2013 - 10:01 pm

You have a right be to concerned!! The cold season has been pretty nasty this year!

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Carla November 30, 2013 - 3:50 pm

Congrats on making it through NaBloPoMo! Great infographic. I hope I’m not that 5th mom that won’t log off!

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Nellie December 1, 2013 - 10:01 pm

Thank you! I am too, too many times I have been googling for dear life!! I usually end up scaring the mess out of myself in the process!

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Brittnei November 30, 2013 - 8:23 pm

This is such a great tool for moms, especially new ones! I was definitely the mom googling and reading up on everything when I had JR. I did during pregnancy and a little after as well. 🙂 I loved BabyCenter because it was such a good resource and still is. 🙂

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Nellie December 1, 2013 - 10:03 pm

Baby center is awesome girl!! I know you are going to be using it a lot (daily!) now. I loved their community boards, due date clubs etc. So great!

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Hope December 2, 2013 - 9:03 pm

Congrats on getting through NaBloPoMo. Wow. Great info graphic. It serves as a great resource. Thanks for sharing.

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