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What temperature is too low for a newborn ?

What temp is too low for a newborn. What do u do if it's 96.5 my son is 3 days old and has a low temp of 96.5 should I take him back to the er. They were going to keep us cus his temp was below 97.4 but released us after it was in normal range for 24 hours. Please help!
Asked On : Tue, 22 Feb 2011
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baby's temp should not fall below 97.4
room should be kept warm besides keeping the baby well covered all round and head covered
if you can not do this consult your doctor immeadiately
hope your baby soon be alright
Answered: Tue, 22 Feb 2011
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