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First Aid for Your Child: Motion Sickness

 

Motion Sickness

 

First Aid for Your Child: Motion Sickness

 

Motion sickness

 

Any kind of transportation may cause motion sickness.

 

Symptoms

 

•A feeling of restlessness

 

•Dizziness

 

•Vomiting

 

•Diarrhea

 

•Cold sweat

 

What to Do

•Tell your child to try to keep his head still and to focus on a distant stationary object

 

•Feed your child dry crackers to help settle  his stomach when he’s feeling sick

 

•Don’t let anyone smoke in the car

 

•Don’t encourage your child to read while  you are traveling by car

 

Read also in the First Aid for Your Child series: Allergic Reactions, Burns, Bleeding, Electric Shock, Tooth Loss, Heat ExhaustionFeverEye Injury and Choking.

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