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  • BBC NEWS | Health | Medical notes | Infant fever - Fevers are fact of life for most children. In most cases they are nothing to worry about, but it is important to monitor the symptoms closely and to seek medical advice if they persist.

  • Common Cures-Fever - Baby Health: • Fever (0 to 12 Months) Everything you need to know. • What's the best way to take my infant's temperature?

  • Coping with infant fever - If your infant feels warm to the touch, confirm that she has a fever by taking her temperature with a thermometer.

  • eMedicine - Fever in the Young Infant - Article by Ann G Egland. - This article addresses the often-challenging task of diagnosing and treating fever in infants younger than 60 days.

  • Fever, How to Reduce - Fever is the body's reaction to infection or inflammation. It is not a disease in itself, but rather a sign of a problem.

  • Fever- Zero to Four Months - Babies under four months of age don't control their body temperatures very well. Becoming too warm is often related to how warmly they are dressed or bundled. If your infant feels warm to the touch but cools down quickly when unbundled, and is otherwise acting well, chances are it isn't a true fever or cause for concern.

  • Keep Kids Healthy Common Infant Problems: fever - Fever is not a disease, instead, it is a symptom that can accompany many childhood illnesses, especially infections. In general, you should call your pediatrician if your infant under three months of age has a rectal temperature above 100.4 F, if your infant aged 3-6 months has a temperature above 101 F, or if an infant above 6 months has a temperature above 103 F.

  • Music Therapy: The Power of Music - Description: Examines the power of using popular music, something people already listen to, in therapy. Includes examples of therapeutic messages in popular music as well as original music by Freudian Slip, therapeutic rock band.

  • Pacifier Measures Infant Fever - A new infant pacifier with a built-in thermometer measures baby's temperature as it soothes.

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