New guidelines on what to do when a baby has a fever

STL Moms

ST. LOUIS – For decades the care of infants with a fever has varied. Do they need to be taken to the hospital or have extensive testing?

Now there are new guidelines and the hope is these new guidelines will help doctors get on the same page when it comes to treatment. SLUCare pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller with SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital explained the detailed guidelines from the Lakeside Renovation and Design Weather Deck.

If a baby has a temperature of 101.5, a parent needs to call the doctor.

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