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Babies and illness - some useful links

Where to find more information

From where to go from medical advice and symptom checking to medicines and safety click the links for practical, easy-to-swallow advice.

Think your baby might be unwell? In an emergency always call 999 and ask for an ambulance.


If you aren’t sure whether your baby is unwell, our guide to Signs of Illness may help you.

You could check their symptoms with the NHS Direct online Symptom Checker.

If you suspect your baby has a fever, read our guide to taking their temperature.

If you are thinking of giving medicine to your baby, check our guide to medicine safety.

If your baby has been diagnosed with an illness or condition and you want to know more about it, you can look it up via our A-Z of Illness.

In an emergency always call 999 and ask for an ambulance

Babies and illness - some useful links