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how far should a humidifier be from a sleeping baby

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Depends: You don't state the age. Sleep cough does not necessarily indicate infection. Cough is a reflex and can be initiated by an irritable nercous system. I ... Read More
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Needs investigation: Chronic cough in a young child that is waking them up needs investigation. If it is not an infection, it could be an inhaled foreign body (i've seen t ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Please stop the rub: Infants have sensitive airways and odors/good or bad can trigger more coughing. I never use vapor rubs before school age.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nasal saline: You can try nasal saline or use of a bulb syringe to clean out the nose. If a family member or household member smokes encourage them to stop. If you ... Read More
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Dr. Kristina McCaughtry
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good parenting: You cannot stay awake 24 hours a day to watch your baby. You can remember to lay the baby on his or her back when putting to bed. Make sure blankets ... Read More
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Common sense: If there is no reason to worry, why worry? A sleeping baby is a perfect example of peaceful sleep.
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Dr. Roy Benaroch
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Latching at the beginning usually requires at least a partially-awake baby, but many mom-baby pairs find that babies continue to nurse great even when ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Let baby sleep: Baby care undergoes periods of theory based upon the current fad. This may include rigid scheduling in which the baby gets needs irregardless of sleep ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Ultrasound has been used and studied in depth for more than 4 decades. It has no negative effects on the fetus. For a tech to get enough views of the ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: If the baby is sleeping peacefully, breathing easy and not coughing then you do not have to wake him up to give asthma treatment. If the baby is work ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No : It shouldn't be a problem, and your baby 's eyes were shut, and it would shut physiologically to protect him/her from any harm, wish you both wellness
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Q 4 Dental/ENT/Child: Thanks for asking this question. I have shared it with experts in child behavior (mds and phds), ENT specialists and dentists on the site. @drpam.
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Vomiting & fever is : more likely a viral gastroenteritis, as a lactose or other complex sugar intolerance does not cause fever. If the baby is > 2 months old, is able t ... Read More

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