That was fine, but this training video from Dr. Bonnie Kaplan in Canada is awesome! It is for both the child AND parents to watch.
ALL children should learn how to swallow pills, hopefully before the necessity arises.
Here is the main page with the training video on it:
Better than a spoonful of sugar - how to swallow pills
or go straight to the training video: The New Method of Swallowing
Notice that TWO WEEKS of daily practice is necessary.
Original Article on the Research:
Click here to read the published results of Dr. Kaplan and her research team in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.
and Preparing for doctor visits:
- Medication History
- Medical History
- Record Delivery ("The Doctor Went Dumpster-Diving")
- Asking the Right Doctor the Right Question
- Psychiatrist vs Endocrinologist: Who is Responsible?
- Learn to Swallow Pills
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