FeverMates Blog

5 Tips on Transitioning Your Toddler From a Cot to a Big Bed

5 Tips on Transitioning Your Toddler From a Cot to a Big Bed

There comes a day when your toddler moves from their cot to their big boy or girl bed. This transition can be bumpy and take a few nights. We u...

6 Tips to Successfully Juggle Life With Your Toddler and Newborn

6 Tips to Successfully Juggle Life With Your Toddler and Newborn

Welcoming a new addition to the family is a highly anticipated time. With a newborn come new hopes and dreams, as well as new beautiful memories ...

Say Bye-Bye to Bedtime Struggles – 5 Tips to Get Your Toddler to Sleep

Say Bye-Bye to Bedtime Struggles – 5 Tips to Get Your Toddler to Sleep

Toddlers are cute and adorable, and the developmental milestones they achieve during the period of toddlerhood only make them so much cuter. This ...

12 of the best foods that will keep your toddler healthy 

12 of the best foods that will keep your toddler healthy 

Let's face it, some toddlers are just picky eaters.  However, it's important to keep trying and encourage your toddler to try different foods.  So...

Top tips on how to handle toddler tantrums

Top tips on how to handle toddler tantrums

If you are a parent or are about to become one, you need to prepare yourself for those toddler years.  Yes, we are certain you have heard of the te...

8 Ways to Bring Your Child’s Fever Down

8 Ways to Bring Your Child’s Fever Down

Watching your child suffer from a fever is never a pleasant experience. Fortunately, we’re here to show you some simple ways to bring their fever ...

How to Bring Down a Fever in a Toddler and Keep Them Comfortable

How to Bring Down a Fever in a Toddler and Keep Them Comfortable

Having to comfort a sick child is always a hard time for a parent. You want your little one to be happy, healthy, and ready to play.

When your toddler gets a fever, it can be especially difficult – as your child is too young to tell you how they feel or what they need. It’s on you to soothe them and bring down their fever to help them feel better as soon as possible.

Worried about reducing your toddler's fever? Learn when a high temperature needs to be treated and how to keep your child comfortable.

Baby Fever: Causes, Treatments, and When to See a Doctor

Baby Fever: Causes, Treatments, and When to See a Doctor

It's normal for babies and small children to get fevers from time to time. A fever is usually a sign that your baby's body is overcoming an infect...

Fevermates & Traditional Thermometers: Which is Best for Monitoring Fevers?

Fevermates & Traditional Thermometers: Which is Best for Monitoring Fevers?

When your kids are sick, taking their temperature can be challenging. Trying to get sick children to sit still for two or three whole minutes seems impossible. When they're sick, all they want to do is sleep, and you don't want to wake them up.

With normal thermometers, you don't have much choice. However, Fevermates is different, and we're going to compare the two so you can pick the one that is best for your child. 

A History of Paracetamol and Its Various Uses

A History of Paracetamol and Its Various Uses

Paracetamol is the brand name for a medication that is commonly called acetaminophen, Tylenol and Panadol. It has several well-known uses including a fever reducer and a mild pain reliever.

When should you dose your kids with paracetamol, and how often?  What happens if you overdose?

This medication has been in use for decades but who can and can't take paracetamol and what are safe levels of paracetamol? Read on to find out more.

Fever: When Do You Take Your Child to Hospital?

Fever: When Do You Take Your Child to Hospital?

When your child has a fever, you have a judgement call to make. The time will come when you have to take them to the doctor or even the Emergency Room. So when is that point?

It varies, according to the age of your child, but the last thing you need when you're worried is vague advice. That can actually make things worse. So, keep the following simple rules in mind and you won't go far wrong, although this is isn't medical advice and you should still consult your physician if there's any doubt.

FeverMates' Tips For Staying Flu Free This Winter

FeverMates' Tips For Staying Flu Free This Winter

There are many great things about Winter, like drinking excessive amounts of hot chocolate, skiing and using the excuse of the cold weather to stay in and curl up to watch a movie.

However, there are also a few downers of this chilly season and that's the tickly coughs, runny nose and sneezes around every turn. Oh and if your child is sick, expect a whole lot of complaining. Read on and let the FeverMates give you their top tips on staying healthy during this flu-season.