You know your child best and it’s important to follow your instincts if you are concerned they are unwell. Here you can find helpful resources from the NHS regarding caring for your toddler when they are unwell and the Lullaby Trust’s Baby Check App which helps you check your child’s symptoms and know whether you need to see a doctor or health professional.
Caring for your unwell child
Sepsis is life threatening. It can be hard to spot and there are lots of possible symptoms.
To find out more about Sepsis and how to spot the symptoms go to https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/sepsis/
If you think you or someone you look after has symptoms of sepsis, call 999 or go to A&E. Trust your instincts.
Thinking about your child being hurt or becoming unwell is likely to feel scary but taking the time now to look at this information about what to do in an emergency could help you look after your child if they ever need it. We also recommend you get anyone else who will be caring for your child to look at them too.