A 26-year-old female asked:
my baby is two days old and he seems to be shivering and random times. i know that babies don't shiver to keep warm, should i be concerned?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Judith Flores answered
Specializes in Pediatrics
Swaddling may help: A very young baby can loses heat easily and shiver. Newborns also have normal shivering reflexes especially when they are placed for diaper change . All thing being equal if baby feeds well is alert try swaddling for a bit
Answered on Mar 24, 2016
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