Health Tip: Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Among Children

Health Tip: Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Among Children

Health Tip: Help Prevent Urinary Tract Infections Among Children

Make sure kids get enough fluids

(HealthDay News) -- There are things parents can do to help prevent urinary tract infections among children.

The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse offers these suggestions:

  • Encourage your child to use the bathroom regularly.
  • If your child doesn't urinate frequently, offer more fluids.
  • Make sure your child knows how to properly wipe after using the bathroom.
  • Dress your child in cotton underwear and loosely fitted clothing.
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