Sick Baby

A baby that is extremely sick : May be limp and floppy like a rag doll. May not respond at all to being held, touched, or talked to. May be hard to wake up. A baby that is sick (but not extremely sick): May be sleepier than usual. May not eat or drink as much as usual.

Sick Baby

Sick Baby

A baby that is extremely sick:

  • May be limp and floppy like a rag doll.
  • May not respond at all to being held, touched, or talked to.
  • May be hard to wake up.

A baby that is sick (but not extremely sick):

  • May be sleepier than usual.
  • May not eat or drink as much as usual.

Credits

Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
H. Michael O'Connor, MD, MMEd, FRCPC - Emergency Medicine

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