When to Take Baby to Doctor for Cold or Fever

How confident are you that you know when to take baby to doctor for cold or fever? Usually, parents aren’t that confident. There just seems to be a lot of things to remember! Is the target fever 103 or 100? What if you make the wrong choice and things get worse?

Deep breaths there, mama.

You Don’t Have to Remember When to Take Baby to the Doctor for Cold

I’ve created a free printable for you that has all those details already on it. All you have to do is tell me where to send it, print it off, and stick it on the fridge.

The next time your baby has a cold, or a nasty cough, or a terrible fever, you’ll know just where to look.

A Gentle Reminder…

As I’ve said many times before (like at the bottom of every page on this website)…

I am not a doctor. I do not diagnose or prescribe. When in doubt, give Doc a shout!

This means that you shouldn’t rely completely on this free printable to tell you when to take baby to doctor for cold. You’ve got a good gut. Use it!

If you feel like something is off, pick up the phone and give your pediatrician a call. If he gives you a hard time, or makes you feel stupid, there are other medical fish in the sea. Pick a better doctor and leave him in the dust.

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