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Child having low body temperature while sleeping. Reason?

My 7 month old daughter seems to run a low body temp while sleeping. Between 95.7 and 96.5. Her color is great with 24 breaths per minute. Nail beds and lips are pink. She is damp, almost clammy to the touch. Her temp will go back up to 98 in the morning. They ambient temp in the room is 73 degrees and she is dressed in fleece pjs with a blanket. Why would this happen while sleeping and should I be concerned?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
The body temperature of human beings drop while they sleep.
There is no reason to worry.
Keep the ambient temp around 98F.
Just take care that her her hands are feet remain warm.
Feed her well and keep her head covered.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
Answered: Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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