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What to do if my child is unwell

Access the common childhood illnesses booklet

Every parent or carer wants to know how to do what is best for their growing baby and to give them the best start in life. This resource aims to help you understand what to do and who to ask in a number of situations; including what to do when your baby or child is ill.

Learn how to care for your child at home, when to seek advice from a health visitor or call a doctor and when to use emergency services.

The information in this resource is a guide and cannot replace specialist care. If you are worried, you must seek further advice - trust your instincts, you know your child best.

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