With the Meningitis epidemic currently ravaging several parts of Nigeria, here are 6 important tips you should know about meningitis in children.
Boosting your immune system is a sure way to prevent your susceptibility to illness including meningitis. In addition, a good personal hygiene can also guard against contacting meningitis in children and adults.
Here are 6 important tips you should know when it comes to preventing meningitis in children.
1-Give your child foods that are rich in vegetables and fruits.
2-Ensure that your children get adequate naps during the day and at night.
3-Practice good hygiene, teach your children to do it and encourage them as well to wash their hands before and after eating.
4- Do not share drinks, foods, and straws, eating utensils, lip balms or toothbrushes with anyone else.
5-Your baby can contract meningitis if he or she is kissed or touched or by an infected person.
6- If an infected person sneezes and coughs close by.