Why is my child always sick?

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of course a common question for

pediatricians is why is my child sick

all the time and for toddlers it's very

common for them to have a viral

infection a month particularly during

the winter months so it seems like

they're sick all the time they're sick

for five or six days the cold takes and

cough take maybe another week to go away

so it seems like they're sick two or

three weeks out of the month and that's

very common in the wintertime with

toddlers if they're in daycare if they

have older siblings who are going to

school they're going to be sick more

often because they have that exposure to

those infections that are being brought

home most of the time these are viral

infections that you can watch at home so

if they are having low-grade fevers that

are continuing to eat and are pretty