Have a primary health provider

Make sure your child has a primary health provider.

Prevention is the key to a healthy childhood. So make sure that your child has a primary health provider, such as a pediatrician or family practitioner, who knows your child before your child has an illness, injury, or developmental delay that requires medical attention

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Alternative to liquid medicines

If your toddler won’t take liquid medicine, try chewable pills or easy-to-swallow capsules, if available.

As a last resort, if your toddler just won’t open her mouth, talk to your doctor about suppositories and shots.

From 365 Toddler Tips.