What You Should do if Your Baby has a Seizure? The first time you see your infant having a seizure is usually the worst and it is not until you understand what is happening and what to do that you will feel more comfortable handling the situation.
Infantile Convulsions When a child has an very high fever from an infection, the body temperature rises to the point where the child's temperature regulation mechanism can't cope. At this point, the child convulses. The convulsions only lasts a few minutes, and in general, they have no lasting effect on the child.
Seizures and Convulsions in Infants Seizure disorders are common in the pediatric age group, but to the families who witness their child's first attack, such a statistic is meaningless because they are overwhelmed by what they interpret to be a catastrophic event.