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07/03/2013 at 13:48
My daughter is on antibiotics for an ear infection. She says the medicine is disgusting and won't have it, so we have just had bright yellow medicine all over the floor and her. Nice. It's ok for the morning and evening dose as between us, me and OH can hold her down and get it in her, not nice but she needs to take it. But wdamn an I do at lunchtime when I'm on my own with her? I've tried bribery and she had a sweet yesterday after taking it but she must have decided a sweet is not worth it!
so your best tips please ladies!
07/03/2013 at 13:49
Syringe it herself like a big girl? If that does't work, kneel over her so your legs are over her shoulders and she can't move her arms and squirt it in whilst she's crying. Job done.
07/03/2013 at 13:52
That sounds great, I'll try that tomorrow thanks! I couldn't think of a way to hold her with one hand and the medicine in the other hand.
My method is similar to Beth's idea. Whilst she's screaming i just squirt it in her mouth. Can you put it in her food?
07/03/2013 at 13:54
I have come on here to look for tips because U says she will take her medicine and then spits it in my face. It has actually made me cry being spat in the face by a two year old which might sound pathetic but I really undertsand your difficutly!
O was like this, I mixed his medicine in with a bit of OJ and he drank it through a straw to make him feel like a big boy. Probably not the best way but I was heavily pregnant at the time and needed the least, stressful method.
07/03/2013 at 15:26
I was going to suggest syringing it in herself - it has worked for me. And the usual praise, praise, praise, so brave, such a grown up girl, telling daddy, friends, relatives, anyone who will listen how grown up and brave she is etc etc etc
The yellow one is bloody stinking though!
07/03/2013 at 18:04
Yes the yellow one even smells horrible!
I'm going to try the syringe tomorrow, I don't know why I even tried with the spoon!
07/03/2013 at 18:12
Sit her on your lap sideways, put one of her arms behind your back hold the other, then get h to squeeze her cheeks together and squirt it in (that's if u have tried all the nicey nicey approaches of making it a game etc)
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