Don’t Sweat Your Child’s Fever! New Survey Dispels Myths and Misconceptions about Pediatric Fever!

Many Moms Suffer From
“Fever Phobia” – Feeling Worried, Anxious and Fearful
When Their Child Has a Fever

Dr. Deborah Gilboa, known as “Dr. G,” is an internationally respected family physician, parenting expert and founder of She has teamed up with Braun Thermometers, the #1 brand recommended by pediatricians, to help dispel common misconceptions about how to detect and treat your child’s fever.

According to a recent survey conducted by Braun Thermometers…

-82% of moms surveyed believe fevers can cause brain damage.

-Almost half of moms surveyed say it’s important to wake their child in the middle of the night to give him or her fever reducing medication.

-4 out of 10 moms believe that using the back of their hand on their child’s forehead is a good way to determine if their child has a fever.

Dr. G joins Ric shares her expertise and set the record straight on everything you should know about fevers. Surprisingly, they are not always cause for concern.

Internationally respected parenting and youth development expert, Deborah Gilboa, MD, is the founder of Popularly known as Dr. G, she is an industry leading speaker, author, social influencer, and media personality. Dr. G is a board certified attending family physician at Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill Health Center. Dr. G is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, How to Get the Behavior You Want… Without Being the Parent You Hate! Dr. G’s Guide to Effective Parenting (Demos Publishing, LLC), which breaks down 60 key challenges faced by parents of kids primarily in their pre-teen years.
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Updated: February 18, 2018 — 2:30 pm

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