Below is a list of important newborn danger signs that every parent should be aware of:
I. Fever over 99.6 degrees F or 37.6 C
II. Change in baby’s behavior:
- Crying without stopping
- Fussy and hard to comfort
- Not able to wake up
III. Decrease in eating
IV. More than four watery stools in eight hours
V. Thick yellow eye drainage
VI. Redness or swelling around the umbilical cord
VII. Yellow color of skin and eyes
VIII. Persistent cough
Call your doctor immediately if any of the above newborn warning signs are noted.
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Posted By Karen Koslov Barski, BSN, RN, LNC
Certified Newborn Infant Care Specialist & Instructor,