Caring for a young child with diarrhoea

Caring for a young child with diarrhoea

Season: 3 Episode: 11 Topic: Caring for a young child with diarrhoea

Why is diarrhoea so dangerous for babies and young children?
Diarrhoea is very common and is a major cause of death in young children. It is particularly common in the summer months when it’s hot, so food goes off or ...
If a parent or caregiver sees the signs of serious diarrhoea in the baby or young child, what should they do?
The key thing for the parent or caregiver to do is to  give the baby or child fluids and watch him very carefully to see that he doesn’t get any worse and...