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Why is it important to care for a sick baby quickly?

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Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics
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In brief: They change quickly

Infants can change their health status very quickly.
By the time your baby shows signs of illness to you, they may have been sick for some time. Babies have little reserves of energy and oxygen, so illnesses that create trouble breathing or dehydration can quickly become serious, or sometimes life threatening.

In brief: They change quickly

Infants can change their health status very quickly.
By the time your baby shows signs of illness to you, they may have been sick for some time. Babies have little reserves of energy and oxygen, so illnesses that create trouble breathing or dehydration can quickly become serious, or sometimes life threatening.
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