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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in 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

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michel Mikhael
40 years experience in 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
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on location: Neonatal tetanus is more common in situations where mom was never immunized or incompletely immunized leaving the baby without maternal protection at ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience in Pediatrics
PKU and Billirrubin: Normal newborns only have a bilirrubin level, that is a predictor for jaundice and a newborn screen or pku.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Varies: Depending on the status of the newborn (normal,premi, undersized, oversized,infant of diabetic,etc) the testing varies.With some, the basic testing in ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Watch this: You must watch a documentary called babies.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
You decide: Newborns get the majority of their feeding in the first 5-10 minutes of the feeding, and the rest of the time after that is just sucking/suckling time ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Arthur Torre
50 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Yes: However: newborns are very vulnerable to infections especially in the first 2 months of life until they begin to form their own immune system to figh ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience in Pediatrics
See your doctor: A baby who won't eat needs to be seen right away by a pediatrician or family practice doctor.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Roberts
27 years experience in Pediatrics
About the fetus: When the fetus is developing their is too much fluid in the uterine sac for fetal development.
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