We have found some very simple but effective ways to get your child to take their medicine without any tears or tantrums.

Getting kids to take their medicine could be as simple as giving them an icypole, or a juice box.

Kids medicine Icypole trick

This clever little icypole trick to get kids to take medicine is as simple as letting them suck on an icy pole for a few minutes before administering their medication.

It will numb their taste buds and prevent them from tasting the medicine and hopefully make the experience much easier!

Kids medicine, Baby tip

Mum shares how she inserted the syringe from the medicine through the drinking hole of a bottle lid and shared a snap of her baby boy happily drinking it.

She explained: ‘For all the mummies! So for the last 24 hours I’ve struggled to get Alfie to take Calpol, he has ended up covered in half of it where he spits it at me. Then I remembered seeing this trick.”

‘Not one bit got wasted – and no tears. Please feel free to share with any baby mummies you know.

Helena’s post originally shared in 2017 has since gone viral across social media with 189,000+ shares and thousands of comments from grateful mothers.

Other clever tips to get kids to take medicine

Toddler tip

Another clever trick is to cut the back off a juice box and pop your child’s medicine inside. They will never know!

Just add sprinkles!

Another mum shared that all you need is hundreds and thousands to make a “unicorn potion” or “dinosaur poop”.

“Sprinkle the hundreds and thousands onto the spoonful of previously repulsive liquid. BAM! You now have yourself some delicious and magical unicorn potion. Works every time in this house!”

What other clever tips have you used to get your child to take medicine? Share below

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