PART 4: KEEPING YOUR CHILD HEALTHY
As mentioned in the chapter on MANAGING A HOSPITAL
STAY, do not waste precious time in an emergency. If you are in doubt about the seriousness of the situation, rush
the child to the nearest doctor or a hospital. If required, give first aid to the child.
Following is the list of possible emergencies discussed
in the book in the chapter on THE A-Z OF CHILDHOOD ILLNESSES:
Danger Signals In A Newborn
A newborn who appears sick and stops suckling must be shown immediately to your doctor.
Some other danger signals in a newborn are:
- Yellow or green vomit
- Excessive crying
- Very hot or very cold skin.
11 February, 2013