The information on this fact sheet will help you look after your baby or child in hot weather. Babies and children need to be watched carefully because they are at a higher risk of becoming unwell than adults.
Hot weather can affect your baby or child because their bodies cannot
adjust to changes in temperature as well as adults. Babies and
children sweat less, reducing their bodies’ ability to cool down. They
are at risk of overheating and developing a heat-related illness.
Visit our webpage Beat the Heat for:
For general medical enquiries call Health Direct on 1800 022 222.