By rising the temperature, the body can stop a virus's ability to grow. That's why we get fevers ||If your child's scalp is very crusty, put some baby oil or olive oil on the scalp 1 hour before washing to soften the crust ||As a new mommy, sleep when your baby sleeps. Silence your phone and ignore the dishes in the sink ||After the first hectic weeks, babies take longer naps at predictable times. And you'll become a much better time manager ||Sleep sacks and sufficient layers of clothing are safe alternatives to blankets for children less than six months of age ||Your baby should have 4-6 wet diapers per day. This is a great way to monitor if they're getting enough milk ||Whenever possible, don't get involved in your kids' clash. Step in only if there's a danger of physical harm. ||Don't forget to watch what you say and do around your child: Imitation is one of the ways toddlers learn socially acceptable behavior. ||Reflux is common in newborns. Most babies outgrow reflux between the time they are 1 and 2 years old ||During the day, don't try to catch up on chores while the baby sleeps. Lie down and rest ||
Fever

Fever is considered present if the tempearture is more than 38 C (100.4 F). Fever is a symptom not a disease in itself. Fever is generally not harmful. Fever is the normal body response to infections and helps fighting these. We treat fever for the comfort of the child.

Symptoms

Home care

Encourage your child  to drink extra fluids but do not force him to drink. Keep clothing at a minimum.

Acetaminophen products may be given if your child is uncomfortable, may be repeated every 4 hours. The dose depends on your child weight. Fever should go down by 1-1.5C in 2 hours for 4-6 hours.

Ibuprofen products may be given for children more than 4 months of age, if your child is still uncomfortable. The dose depends on your child weight. Fever should go down by 1-1.5C in 2 hours for 6-8 hours.

Sponge your child if fever is more than 40C, use tepid water (water temperature 29-32C). Sponging works much faster than immersion. Cooling comes from the evaporation of water. Do not add alcohol or vinegar to the water.

Doctor's Instructions

Call our hotline 2356

Immediately if:

Your child is less than 3 months old.

Fever is more than 40.6C.

Your child looks or act very sick.

Within 24 hours if:

Your child has a fever without any obvious cause for more than 24 hours.

The fever is more than 39C specially if your child is less than 3 years old.

Your child has a fever for more than 3 days.

The fever stopped for 24 hours or more and came back.

You have other concerns.

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