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should I wake my poorly baby?

(6 Posts)
newweddingname Wed 09-Sep-09 15:29:00

Some advice please? My 15 month old has been unwell over last couple of days, took her to GP who says its just a virus.

I put her to bed at 12 and she still not woken up! Shall I let her sleep? Just took her temp while she was asleep and it didnt disturb her, worried about a sleepless night tonight!

Also she hasnt got much appetite so only had milk, weetabix and toast today. She is drinking water though.

WowOoo Wed 09-Sep-09 15:33:02

Was her temp ok then?

Milk, weetabix and toast all good.
I would try to gently rouse her and see her reaction. Give her a little drink?

Hope she sleeps later. Mine were recently ill and slept more in day and night. I wish it would last..!

dikkertjedap Wed 09-Sep-09 15:53:41

If she doesn't have a temperature, I would let her sleep, her body might need the extra rest ....

nappyaddict Wed 09-Sep-09 16:26:32

If it were me I wouldn't have woken her up when you posted but would probably wake her up now if she's still asleep.

alypaly Wed 09-Sep-09 19:48:33

I would waken her for a drink so that she does not dehydrate

newweddingname Fri 11-Sep-09 17:32:17

thanks for replies, sorry didnt get back on!

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