This morning my baby woke up with a fever and I knew that something was wrong since he just finished taking a round of antibiotics from his last illness less than two weeks ago. When I took his temperature this morning, it was 103 degree using a rectal thermometer. In the past, we have ran him to the doctor prematurely only to find out that there wasn’t anything wrong with him yet. My son’s pediatrician recommends waiting a few days to bring him in but my mommy instincts take over. I know when my baby doesn’t feel well and I usually take him into the doctor when I feel that it is appropriate.
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