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Old 11-18-2008, 08:32 PM - Thread Starter
 
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My little guy (he's 17 months) has a little bug and a fever of 102 (along with some hives) -he's not really hungry and just out of sorts/miserable. He breastfed a little today when we got home from daycare, but I was wondering if chamomile tea would be ok to help him relax & maybe feel a little better.

Any thoughts or other suggestions for making him comfortable? I jsut feel so bad that he's sick.

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Yup, we've given Chamomile Tea for fever before.

Hope your LO is feeling better soon.

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Thanks! We gave it a try (with a little honey of course!) and all day yesterday my Ds was walking around asking for Tea! Tea! I think he really liked sharing the tea out of the same mug as me

Anyway, the fever broke and he's feeling much better!

And just and FYI I also made a cool compress using the tea (no honey this time) and it really helped to cool him down in the middle of the night. Those fevers are so scary! Whew!

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Anything that will hydrate them is great. Water, tea, diluted juice, and of course breast milk.
I encourage ds to eat ice and frozen berries when he was a fever. He loves eating those things anyway, but I think it helps cool him down a bit.

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Anything that will hydrate them is great. Water, tea, diluted juice, and of course breast milk.
I encourage ds to eat ice and frozen berries when he was a fever. He loves eating those things anyway, but I think it helps cool him down a bit.
i agree completely.

and we drink chamomile every day almost, my babe loves it and it`s great for fever
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