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Caring for a sick child:  Resources for parents and caregivers

It is important to discuss your child's health concerns with your primary healthcare provider.  

Here are some extra resources that you may find useful.

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COVID-19 and children Clinics and Hospitals in Middlesex-London
Caring For Kids (Canadian Pediatric Society) Children's Mental Health Resources
 
 
Children's Mental Health Resources

Tandem (formerly known as the Crisis and Intake team C-IT; one-stop referral and intake, working together with young people and their families)  Shared service of Vanier Children's Mental Wellness, Humana Community Services and Craigwood Children, Youth, and Family services.

  • 519-433-0334
  • available 24 hours/day, 7 days/week

Kids Help Phone (24/7)

  • 1-800-668-6868

  • Text 686868

Jenunesse, J'écoute (24h/24, 7 jours/7)

  • 1-800-668-6868
  • texte au 686868
 

Caring for Kids (Canadian Pediatric Society)

Fever and temperature taking  (Babies younger than 6 months old should see a doctor when they have a fever; temperature-taking tips)

La fièvre et la prise de la température (Les bébés de moins de 6 mois devraient voir le médecin lorsqu’ils font de la fièvre; Trucs pour prendre la température)

 

Dehydration and diarrhea in children: Prevention and treatment (including when should i call the doctor)

La prévention et le traitement de la diarrhée et de la déshydratation chez les enfants (y compris Quand devrais-je appeler le médecin?)

Healthy bowel habits for children

Une bonne régularité intestinale chez les enfants       

Jaundice in newborns

La jaunisse chez les nouveau-nés

 

 
 
Date of creation: December 12, 2012
Last modified on: January 26, 2022