>39°
>38.5°
>37.6°
>36.5°
High Fever
  • Give special care and attention to your baby. Ill children feel better and safer when they are pampered by their parents.
  • Confine your baby to bed. Rest is important for recovery.
  • Make sure your baby drinks enough. Offer something to drink every 30 minutes.
  • Check your baby’s temperature at regular intervals.
  • Only offer light, easily digestible food.
  • Give fever-reducing medicine if needed but only after consulting your GP (general practitioner) or other health care providers.
  • Lukewarm sponge baths may give your baby some relief of the fever.

 

Consult your doctor:
  • If your baby is less than 3 months old.
  • If the fever is accompanied by diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
  • If, in case of babies and toddlers under 2 years of age, the fever lasts for more than one day.
  • If the fever lasts for more than three days.
  • If the fever is reoccurring and relapsing.
  • If the fever does not decline in spite of fever reducing measures, such as Ibuprofen or Paracetamol.
  • If your baby does not drink enough.
Fever
  • Give special care and attention to your baby. Ill children feel better and safer when they are pampered by their parents.
  • Confine your baby to bed. Rest is important for recovery.
  • Make sure your baby drinks enough. Offer something to drink every 30 minutes.
  • Check your baby’s temperature at regular intervals.
  • Only offer light, easily digestible food.
  • Give fever-reducing medicine if needed but only after consulting your GP (general practitioner) or other health care providers.
Consult your doctor:
  • If your baby is less than 3 months old.
  • If the fever is accompanied by diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
  • If, in case of babies and toddlers under 2 years of age, the fever lasts for more than one day.
  • If the fever lasts for more than three days.
  • If the fever is reoccurring and relapsing.
Increased Temperature
  • Give special care and attention to your baby. Ill children feel better and safer when they are pampered by their parents.
  • Confine your baby to bed. Rest is important for recovery.
  • Make sure your baby drinks enough. Offer something to drink every 30 minutes.
  • Check your baby’s temperature at regular intervals.
  • When your baby recovers, you do not need to take any further action.
Consult your doctor:
  • If your baby is less than 3 months old and has a fever above 38 °C Celsius.
  • If your baby is in a poor condition and getting worse.
  • If the increased temperature is accompanied by diarrhoea, vomiting and abdominal pain.
  • If you yourself are worried or uncertain.
  • If your baby has febrile seizures.
Normal Temperature
  • Perfectly fine.
Consult your doctor:
  • No need to contact doctor.