Precaution Should be Taken in Third Wave of Corona

The deadly second wave of Corona in the country is still swallowing lives each passing day. Meanwhile, the central government has warned about its third wave of Corona. Principal Scientific Advisor of the government Vijay Raghavan said that a third wave of Corona will also come. Virus infection is still at its highest level. It is not yet known when the third wave will come and how dangerous it will be, but we have to be ready for the new wave. Raghavan was speaking at a press conference on the situation in Corona on Wednesday.

What makes the third wave more lethal is the population it will affect. Many scientists report that the third wave can be dangerous especially for children upto the age of 12 years. Maharashtra has already prepared its Covid wards for children in Mumbai. The news has scared parents for obvious reasons. Owing to the fear, the Supreme Court asked the government about the measures it is taking to tackle the third wave of Corona.

What can we do to ensure our children’s safety?

What can be done?

I, as a mum of two young ones, am also struck by the news of third wave. To think about children who can barely take care of themselves being alone inside covid wards sends chills down the bone. Even the thought of being separated from your children can frighten any parent. At this moment, nothing other than prevention can help us more. It is about time to gear up to sensitize our little musketeers about the pandemic safety.

Nutrition is important

precaution taken for third wave of corona- Nutritional food

Nutrition is of utmost importance for kids. As growing seeds, they require rich nutrition to meet their needs. Nutrition also builds immunity that is essential to fight the Corona virus. I would definitely suggest you to feed your kids only healthy and homemade food. Lentils, fruits, green leafy vegetables, etc. should be the only things on your kid’s plate. To make their meals a bit more fun, you may try new recipes from the internet and surprise them. Children can be troublemakers when it comes to healthy eating. So to avoid bad eating habits, you can add healthy elements in their favourite dishes. Let me remind you again, having wholesome meals boosts your kid’s immunity and growth.

Hygiene and Safetyprecaution taken for third wave of corona- -Hand sanitizer

Kids do not take masks seriously and often fidget with them. It becomes our responsibility to mask up our children if they have to go out. Masking can reduce the chances of catching the virus significantly. It becomes our duty now for us to have our kids masked up. Hand hygiene is the most essential precaution to save children from the virus. One doesn’t need to be told how kids want to touch everything. It is important to teach them to wash their hands after regular intervals and have clean hands always. Sanitisers may be harmful for the tender skin of your kids. Thus, hand washes and liquid soaps remain the safer and better option.

Making indoors their funzoneTingaland kids play area Delhi

When it comes to playing, going outside is a big no. Tell your kids about the dangers of going outside so that they understand. Moreover, you should take up the role of their buddy and play with them indoors. Physical activity is vital for not just growth but also mental wellbeing of kids. Staying locked for such a long time can make them irritable. Find ways to make your house playful and fun for your children. My children do not get bored for a second as they have Maxi to their rescue. But yes, playing indoors shouldn’t mean playing on the phone 24/7. Screens can hamper your child’s eyes and also make them addicted.

While the coronavirus should be taken absolutely seriously, you should also focus on being calm and relaxed.

Get Your Jabprecaution taken for third wave of corona- safe vaccine

It is important that parents get themselves vaccinated Priority Uno. You can ask adults to keep distance from you for they do understand the gravity of the situation, toddlers understand the language of love exclusively so it is difficult for them to maintain distance from you. In the event a child contracts the virus it will be imperative that one vaccinated parent is isolated with the child preferably in a room with attached bathroom. The other parent can tender to the Childs need whilst the other makes sure that he/her stays in the room and not leave it. A word of caution, the parent accompanying the infected child should not eat or sleep with the infected kid and create environment for himself/ herself to minimize direct contact.

12 year kids can get vaccine shot but for kids below , parents have to be more cautions.

With adequate precautions and care, you and your lovely children need not worry about it.
Mental strength builds a physically strong body. Feel lucky to get enough time to be with your children. As they say, when everything goes downhill, family and kids bring a little sunshine to life.

May 12, 2021

15 Replies to “Precaution Should be Taken in Third Wave of Corona”

  1. Arulmozhi N says: May 17, 2021 at 6:56 am

    I intend to concentrate on nutrition to combat the third wave. I hope we survive this and come out stronger

  2. Rahul Prabhakar says: May 17, 2021 at 2:12 am

    I’m petrified to read all speculations about the third wave of Corona. This year the virus has been unrelenting, causing so many loss of lives. Who would’ve thought about that at the start of this year. I’m planning to take a shot soon btw.

  3. Gayatri says: May 17, 2021 at 12:20 am

    This covid has taken a lot of things from all of our lives. Just praying that the third wave doesn’t come. Also waiting for the vaccine to be available.

  4. Seema Bardeskar says: May 16, 2021 at 11:29 pm

    Only the news of the third wave coming and that it’s gona effect kids the most has got me chills. It breaks my heart to see my kids locked up at home and not able to socialize and grow around with friends. Your tips are definitely helpful and should be followed by everyone.

  5. Hansa Kajaria says: May 16, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    Corona is a nightmare n getting worse by the day n I dread the 3rd wave which will be tough on kids. All the precautions you mentioned are much needed. Wiaitng to get our Jab.

  6. Docdivatraveller says: May 16, 2021 at 6:36 pm

    I have not let my kids out of the door in the past 14 months and I am myself confined inside too. I am ready to lead life like this until this pandemic gets abolished.

  7. Judy says: May 16, 2021 at 1:00 am

    Oh I didnt know this vital information that kids from 12 years of age can get vaccinated against COVID19. Thanks for letting me know. Also hand sanitization is very important.

  8. Pamela Mukherjee says: May 15, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    Such a detailed informative blog about children safety measures from Covid. I really believe that apart from vaccine it is important to take precautions and healthy food to fight against this deadly virus.

  9. sonam jain says: May 15, 2021 at 9:07 pm

    these are great pointers.. I ha e a 4 year old child and I am already so scared.. but yes nutrition is in my hand and I ensure to take care of every bit of it and also make him more concious aware

  10. Cindy Dsilva says: May 15, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    True. Making home the fun zone is so important but I guess people have different priorities in life. Good list.

  11. Sandy N Vyjay says: May 15, 2021 at 4:25 pm

    The pandemic has the country in a vice-like grip, and it is really scary to think what the third wave would bring. It is really critical to take all precautions and be ready, especially o=if you have children. Good healthy and immunity-boosting food is really important here.

  12. Jenifer says: May 15, 2021 at 3:55 pm

    Yes I read the news too that third wave will be dangerous for children. But I also read that third wave will b less danger than the first wave. God plz vanish this corona.

  13. Sindhu Vinod Narayan says: May 15, 2021 at 2:12 am

    This is really scaring me out, to much of mental pressure to handle and go thinkl ahead

  14. Raksha says: May 14, 2021 at 6:24 am

    Corona is going nowhere. It is here to stay among us and what we can do is to take care of ourselves. Yes taking the vaccination must be our number one priority. I hope everyone does and takes the vaccine.

  15. Sundeep says: May 13, 2021 at 6:48 pm

    We all know how deadly this virus became and after the news came third wave going to hit the country soon. We definitely should take precautions and we need to take care of our kids too. These are really very helpful tips. Thanks for sharing

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