By Allison Eatough
It’s 2 a.m. on Saturday morning, and the child who was laughing and playing seven hours ago is now vomiting off the side of his bed.
As most parents know, illness can strike at any hour. But when the illness occurs in the middle of the night, parents are often left scrambling, without immediate access to their child’s pediatrician.
While most pediatric practices have on-call, after-hours support for urgent medical needs, what happens when parents need advice for those non-urgent, vomiting-in-the-middle-of-the-night scenarios?
The following pediatric healthcare websites can offer guidance.