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Four month old with Covid?

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PollyPocket245 Thu 24-Dec-20 21:37:54

Myself and my baby came into contact with someone who tested positive for Covid last Friday.
My baby has started coughing and I’m absolutely terrified. I’m about to book her a test for tomorrow but in the meantime looking online I can’t find anyone who baby under 1 has had it. Has anyone been in the same position? What should I look out for?

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Pinkchicken85 Thu 24-Dec-20 21:53:05

My little guy developed a cough and I was sure he had COVID, marched down to the hospital to only be told it was a cold...
Obviously seek medical attention, but have you checked his temperature?

PollyPocket245 Thu 24-Dec-20 21:59:54

@Pinkchicken85 her temperature is normal and she has seemed herself but know things could change. Did they test your little one at hospital? X

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Pinkchicken85 Fri 25-Dec-20 06:09:16

No they didn’t, they just checked his temperature and felt his glands. They tried to use a stethoscope to hear his lungs, but he cried the entire time (he doesn’t like doctors 🤷🏻‍♀️). They told me his cough was caused by his runny nose. Babies get colds. In fact I went again back to the doctor the follow week, as he had gotten better then acquired a new cough,I was told exactly the same thing. I’ve lost count of the colds he’s had since he started going to his child minder!
I hope it’s similar with your baby, keep me updated. Best of luck 🤞

JingleJohnsJulie Fri 25-Dec-20 08:22:21

How is baby now Polly?

PollyPocket245 Fri 25-Dec-20 09:01:59

@JingleJohnsJulie not wanting to jinx it but she seems fine... I stayed up checking her temperature and keeping an eye on her. She’s a little bunged up but other than that 🤞🏻!! X

@Pinkchicken85 thank you, maybe I just jumped to the worst conclusion because we had contact with someone but I could us very lucky if we are ok! X

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Pinkchicken85 Fri 25-Dec-20 09:28:52

@PollyPocket245 that’s great! Merry Christmas to you and your family.

PollyPocket245 Fri 25-Dec-20 10:06:59

@Pinkchicken85 thank you smile, merry Christmas xxx

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