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Coronavirus advice (Babies aged under 3 months)

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It can be confusing to know what to do when your baby is unwell during the coronavirus pandemic. Remember that the NHS is still providing safe care.

GP practices and hospitals have made changes to help reduce the risk of infection. Only one parent/carer will be able to attend the Emergency Department with their child.

Please use the hand sanitisers provided, wear a face covering in enclosed spaces and maintain social distancing.

Remember: if your baby is unwell, seek advice and medical attention. Here is some advice to help:




Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 08 November 2020

Next review: 31 March 2022

Approved By: Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Reviewer Name(s): Dr Morag Wilson; Dr Geetika Kumar