7 tell-tale signs your baby has a cold

Posted in Baby Health.

It can be so hard to know what your baby is going through when they’re unwell, and even harder for them to tell you!

A cold can last from a few days to over a week. Treat your child’s symptoms with plenty of fluids, rest, cuddles and (where appropriate) the recommended dosage of children’s paracetamol. Here’s a speedy cheat sheet to catch you up on seven symptoms of the common cold — and how and why they might present in your little one.

2. Fever

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Another sign that your child is fending off an infection is a heightened fever.

A normal temperature is 36.5°C to 38°C. If your child’s body temperature is higher than 38°C they have a fever.


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