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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: They are pediatricians that are undergoing further training. This training will help them to provide care for premature and sick babies. During their ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Air/time others : Around the world there have been many patterns used to treat the cord stump after birth.The simplest is to let it dry and occasionally swab it with ru ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Monica Shah
15 years experience Neonatology
Premature babies: Neonatal nurses care for sick newborns and premature babies and hence are often exposed to common problems associated with prematurity, such as low bl ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aimee Barton
22 years experience Pediatrics
28 days: Medically, babies are considered newborns for 28 days and infants until they are 1 year.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Newborn nurse: A neonatal nurse is a nurse who specializes in the care of newborns. Some of them specifically care for premature infants, who may need a lot of speci ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Terminology issues: The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser wi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Septicemia: Septicemia is a serious blood infection that can be caused by a variety of bacteria. Untreated in neonates, it can result in death. As signs of septic ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Rubin
Dr. Ira Rubin answered
36 years experience Pediatrics
Jandice: Jaundice is common and occurs in about 60 percent of newborns, more so in premies. The most common cause is physiologic, meaning due to normal change ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Affects babies <1mo: In cultures where tetanus immunization is not common, babies are born without any tetanus protection they would otherwise gain from their mother. If y ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michel Mikhael
40 years experience Neonatology
Neonatal nurses: They are nurse who have extra training and experience to take care of newborns at the neonatal ICU. Those babies could be in the hospital due to prema ... Read More

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