General Medical Questions

In Case of Emergency

If you think your child has a life-threatening injury or illness,
please call 911 immediately.

Call our office right away if you have a serious medical concern such as:
• Your child’s breathing becomes difficult                  
• Your child develops retractions (tugging in) between the ribs
• Your child is breathing fast consistently                  
• Your child cannot breastfeed or drink from a bottle  
• Your child starts acting very sick or is lethargic 

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The information contained in this publication should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician.
There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.