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How do I kniw if my newborn is sick ?

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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics
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In brief: Fever, fussy

A newborn baby may have a fever (temp of 100.
4 or higher) as a sign of illness. Irritability, poor feeding, poor sleep, or even lethargy could be a symptom. Severe cough or labored breathing could be due to a respiratory infection. Vomiting or diarrhea may be a sign of a gastrointestinal infection or food allergy. When in doubt, it's best to call your doctor if your baby is not acting him/herself.

In brief: Fever, fussy

A newborn baby may have a fever (temp of 100.
4 or higher) as a sign of illness. Irritability, poor feeding, poor sleep, or even lethargy could be a symptom. Severe cough or labored breathing could be due to a respiratory infection. Vomiting or diarrhea may be a sign of a gastrointestinal infection or food allergy. When in doubt, it's best to call your doctor if your baby is not acting him/herself.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cries a lot

Your baby will cry a lot, fussy restless , wanting to be held all the time.
Sleeping a lot, may or may not have a fever, not eating or throwing up, irritable and unconsolable.

In brief: Cries a lot

Your baby will cry a lot, fussy restless , wanting to be held all the time.
Sleeping a lot, may or may not have a fever, not eating or throwing up, irritable and unconsolable.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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