by Helen Marsh
My baby is 1 year is not peeing and all she has been doing today is sleeping. What do you think I should do, she has had a dry nappy for over 20 hours.
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Sleepy Baby Not Peeing
I don’t know if your daughter sleeps because she is ill or because she is dehydrated or both. Either way you need to get her to drink. 20 hours is a very long time with a dry nappy for such a little friend.
Contact her doctor immediately to see if she needs a check up and also immediately start giving her liquid; water or some fluid replacement from the pharmacy suitable for babies. Try giving her 1 tea spoon every 5 minutes for an hour more or less asleep if possible, then let her sleep for an hour and then start again. If she’s awake, try giving her more unless it makes her throw up.
Or – of course – follow the instructions from her doctor! DO NOT wait with contacting ER or her doctor.
I wish you good luck,
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