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    What is normal body temperature for a baby?

    The Sydney Children’s Hospital states that a baby’s body temperature should range between 36.5 and 37.5 degrees Celsius. A temperature of 38.0 degrees Celsius or more in a baby under three months of age, and 38.5 degrees Celsius or more in older infants is considered significantly high.

    Can immunisations lead to fever?

    After an immunisation, some children develop a mild fever. It doesn't mean they're sick, but it shows that their immune system is learning how to recognise and destroy the virus or bacteria they were immunised against.

    When do babies start teething?

    What you should remember is that every baby develops differently. So while most get their first teeth between six and ten months, others may not get theirs until they’re one year old.