Originally Posted by harmonyhobbit
I rarely ever take a temp. I'm a former nurse and my dh is an EMT. We treat the symptoms, not the number. If the baby seems uncomfortable, we cool them down. If they are shivery, we warm them up. I trust their bodies to know what to do.
Originally Posted by treehugginhippie
I'm not sure how high is too high. I don't take a temp either...but I'd also try a bath to cool her off. How is she acting? A fever doesn't alarm me...I look at how they're acting along w/ the fever. If DD was very lethargic and not drinking...I would be very concerned.
This article is good if you want more info about fevers and children:
Originally Posted by strmis
Thanks for the article. DD has been somewhat lethargic today, on and off. She babbles when we go by the window, but I can tell she's not her regular happy self. She is drinking water from her sippy, but she really isnt in the mood to nurse
how lethargic is "concerning lethargic"?