Fever, is actually the body mechanism against infection or disease. Increased body temperature is actually a ‘good’ reaction from the body. So, not all fevers happening to the baby is a sign that he is sick.
Mothers do not have to worry if when the babies have fever, they refuse being fed. What is important is, make sure to have any liquids coming into their body, such as milk or sweet tea. To make them feel comfortable, mothers can do the following:
When to Visit the Doctor
Although when the baby has fever doesn necessarily mean that he is sick, mothers should immediately check the baby to a doctor if the baby shows the following symptoms: