A recent survey* of moms revealed the top 5 myths about how to spot and help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea and vomiting.
MYTH: Any liquid can prevent and treat dehydration in children with diarrhea and vomiting.
MYTH: The best way to hydrate a child is to have them quickly drink as much fluid as possible.
MYTH: It’s O.K. to wait a while before giving liquids after a child has had diarrhea and vomiting.
MYTH: It takes several episodes of diarrhea with vomiting for an infant to become dehydrated.
MYTH: It’s easy for a mom to tell if her child is dehydrated.
To help correct these myths, Pedialyte has developed the Mom's Stomach Flu Survival Guide, designed to give busy moms the insight they need to prepare for, help prevent, and help manage diarrhea and vomiting when these symptoms hit.