Mum’s battle constantly with anxiety about their child’s health, especially when it comes to a fever. A high temperature is not a disease in itself but is more often than not an indication of another illness or the child’s natural defence mechanism. This defence mechanism kicks in when the body is being attacked by infectious… Read more »
The signs of an illness, which make it possible to establish a diagnosis, usually develop within hours or days following the onset of a high temperature; it is sometimes difficult for your child’s paediatrician to make an accurate diagnosis in the early hours of the illness so, if the child shows no evidence of anything… Read more »
It is the increase in body temperature above normal limits, usually between 36.5 and 37.5°C and differs from person to person.
Being able to measure baby’s temperature accurately is vitally important to your baby’s well being and health. Rising temperature is often one of the first signs that baby is falling ill, and if detected early can prevent serious illness.