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sunken fontanelle

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starlover Sun 13-Mar-05 19:55:09

the past couple of days DS has had a sunken fontanelle... what does this mean?
is he ok?
he is feeding ok and otherwise seems in good health

tiredemma Sun 13-Mar-05 20:01:09

is he dehydrated perhaps?

milward Sun 13-Mar-05 20:02:08

Usually signals dehydration - but you say he's in good health - I'd get your ds checked by your doctor - just to be on the safe side & also put your mind at rest.

HappyMumof2 Sun 13-Mar-05 20:03:50

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starlover Sun 13-Mar-05 20:05:12

dp said about dehydration, but he is feeding well, and still getting plenty of wet nappies...
I think i'll ring the GP in the morning

starlover Sun 13-Mar-05 21:04:58

hmm, well i said that and now he won't feed.
should i give him some water?

starlover Sun 13-Mar-05 21:13:42


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