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Is it true babies used to be put in ovens if premature

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Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Incubator: They are still used for premature babies, to maintain temperature and allow optimal growth and development of baby.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Protected info: This is protected health information, to which only the parent's, child and doctors involved should be privy.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Also iillnesses: Prematurity is a risk factor that can lead to blindness. One important risk factor is birth weight, 1251 grams or less (2 lbs 12 ounces). A landmark s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Rare: 0.2 - 0.4% of all babies born in the us. The more premature the baby, the higher the likelihood.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience Pediatric Critical Care
Yes: Babies with retinopathy of prematurity (rop) have a good chance of seeing in societies where advanced medical care exists. About 500 children per year ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damien Luviano
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Very Unlikely: Prematurity is a risk factor that can lead to blindness. One important risk factor is birth weight, 1251 grams or less (2 lbs 12 ounces). A landmark s ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: For some women, labor and delivery at home may be fine. However, even for healthy, low-risk women, we never know until the baby and the placenta are o ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashley Peterson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Likely not: I have not heard of this association, and there would not likely be much research to look at this.
A 3-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: There are pediatric radiologists that can often offer an opinion on the age of any fracture based on any signs of healing on the x-rays. No healing at ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Other than recommended follow up with an ophthalmologist, there is nothing you can do, sorry.
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