When you have a young child who is crying because of fever, when should you visit the doctor? After all, fever is a sign of an infection in the body, and babies are known to fall sick up to 12 times a year! In episode 3 of our kids’ health and wellness series, we show you how to manage this common condition in babies and toddlers.
There are also a lot of misconceptions about managing fever. For example, is it better to use iced water to bring down your kid’s temperature? If your baby is shivering, should you bundle her up? And where exactly should you take her temperature – rectally, under the armpit, or in the ear?
Watch our video below for all the do’s and don’ts.
To read more expert tips about managing fever in babies and toddlers, click here.
Watch other episodes in this series:
Episode 1: Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease
Episode 2: Colds and flu in babies and toddlers
Episode 3: Fever in babies and toddlers
Episode 5: Vaccinations
Episode 6: Teething