Safety netting proves vital

A mother presents her infant with a two day history of coryzal symptoms, including rhinorrhoea and occasional cough.

Chloe is a five-week-old infant whose mother, Jenny, brings her to see her GP with a two day history of coryzal symptoms, including rhinorrhoea and occasional cough. A COVID-19 swab performed yesterday was negative. Jenny reports Chloe was unsettled after feeding the previous night.

newborn crying

There are no reported sick contacts, and Chloe’s parents are otherwise well. Chloe is the first child of the family, born at term by normal vaginal delivery. Pre-natal and maternal history are unremarkable.

Chloe’s baby check was reported as normal

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