Talk

Advanced search

What's for lunch today? Take inspiration from Mumsnetters' tried-and-tested recipes in our Top Bananas! cookbook - now under £10

Find out more

Hand, foot and mouth

(5 Posts)
bilbobaggi Sat 07-Oct-17 01:15:34

Been ill, fever, vomiting, off his food, blisters coming up now etc since Thursday morning. He’s been awake and crying now since 11pm. I’m not breastfeeding any more (14 months) but I’ve given water, calpol, changed his nappy, tried to get him to sleep on my chest. He keeps sitting/ standing like he wants to get up. Normally a very good sleeper. Help!

Any tips? Do I just give up and go and watch TV with him?

MooseBeTimeForSnow Sat 07-Oct-17 01:35:18

Have you checked inside his mouth for blisters?

bilbobaggi Sat 07-Oct-17 01:43:32

The dr did today, it is very red and sore. Given up and we’re on the sofa watching CBeebies confused

BrokenBattleDroid Sat 07-Oct-17 01:46:54

I think just ride it out any way you can I'm afraid! It's a bad day or two but not too drawn out. Good luck and hope you get some sleep!

bilbobaggi Sat 07-Oct-17 01:53:26

Thank you! Luckily I’m not working tomorrow!

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: