Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

The Cafe The Cafe

let him sweat it out? HELP!

Posted by on Jan. 23, 2008 at 6:38 PM
  • 3 Replies
my son has a fever...is it really true that i need to keep him bundled while he sleeps so he can sweat it out?
by on Jan. 23, 2008 at 6:38 PM
Add your quick reply below:
You must be a member to reply to this post.
Replies (1-3):
4time-mom
by on Jan. 23, 2008 at 6:39 PM

No! That can raise his internal temp even more! Keep him loosely clothed, and give him tylenol if he's old enough (ibuprofen too if he's over 6 months). No cold baths either, or alcohol wipedowns - just a cool cloth on his head if anything.

emlosmom
by on Jan. 23, 2008 at 6:40 PM

Quoting 4time-mom:

No! That can raise his internal temp even more! Keep him loosely clothed, and give him tylenol if he's old enough (ibuprofen too if he's over 6 months). No cold baths either, or alcohol wipedowns - just a cool cloth on his head if anything.


thank you!
mominneed739
by on Jan. 24, 2008 at 10:15 AM
UNCOVER THOSE FEET! Never bundle up a baby when there is a fever.Popsicles and a doseof baby Tylenol.
Add your quick reply below:
You must be a member to reply to this post.
Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN