This blog post is not intended as medical advice – if you have any health concerns about your child consult with a healthcare professional.
It’s pretty clear from one look at the number of branded syringes in our cutlery drawer that we aren’t adverse to giving our children Calpol or Nurofen when they are under the weather.
The trouble is, it’s always been a bit of a grey area…I mean, a baby can’t tell you he’s feeling under the weather can he? He can only cry. Like he does when he’s hungry, overstimulated, tired, too hot, too cold or just damn fed up. Even an older child will try it on big time for a drop of the pink stuff. more “When should you give Calpol or Nurofen to your kids?”