When should I take my baby to the ER for not eating?

When should I take my baby to the hospital for not eating?

Call Your Doctor If:

  1. Trouble swallowing gets worse.
  2. Signs of dehydration occur.
  3. Poor drinking lasts more than 3 days.
  4. You think your child needs to be seen.
  5. Your child becomes worse.

When should I take my infant to the ER?

Going to the ER, Urgent Care or Pediatrician

  1. Head injury.
  2. A high fever that won’t go down (rectal temperature above 100.4°F or 38°C)
  3. A temperature that drops too low (rectal temperature below 97.8°F or 36.5°C)
  4. Extreme tiredness in baby, including difficulty waking.
  5. Bloody urine, stool or spit-up.

How do I know if my baby needs to go to the hospital?

If your baby or toddler has these symptoms, see a doctor right away:

  1. Fever. Babies shouldn’t get fevers in the first 3 months. …
  2. Jaundice. Newborns often get jaundice, which can turn the skin or eyes yellow. …
  3. A Certain Rash. …
  4. Vomiting or Diarrhea. …
  5. Breathing Problems. …
  6. Headaches. …
  7. Nonstop Crying.

What happens if my baby doesn’t want to eat every 3 hours?

For the first few days you may need to wake them to feed if they are still sleeping by 3 hours from the last day feeding and 4 hours at night. If baby still won’t eat, allow baby to sleep another hour and try again to wake and feed them. … Call your baby’s doctor & report this if it continues for 2 or more feedings.

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What are RSV symptoms in babies?

What are the symptoms of RSV in a child?

  • Runny nose.
  • Fever.
  • Cough.
  • Short periods without breathing (apnea)
  • Trouble eating, drinking, or swallowing.
  • Wheezing.
  • Flaring of the nostrils or straining of the chest or stomach while breathing.
  • Breathing faster than usual, or trouble breathing.

When should I take my baby to the ER for dehydration?

Take your child to a hospital emergency department straight away if they: have symptoms of severe dehydration – they are not urinating, are pale and thin, have sunken eyes, cold hands and feet, and are drowsy or cranky. seem very unwell.

Do babies go through stages of not eating?

My doctor said that many kids go through periods of not eating very much, and not to worry if she stays healthy.” Dufton handles these stages by offering Libby breads, fruits and vegetables at mealtimes, but not commenting if they don’t get touched.

Why won’t my 10 month old eat baby food?

There is a period between 8 and 10 months of age (may be earlier), that your baby may begin to refuse being fed food from a spoon. It is around this age range that babies really begin to become more aware of themselves and what they want and asserting independence by refusing to be spoon fed is just another milestone.

Why is my baby suddenly eating less?

In the first two to three months of life, most babies are growing fast and eat more. When the growth spurt ends, the amount of nutrients your baby needs reduces, so his appetite may decrease accordingly. This is a normal phenomenon.

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