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Is it safe for a newborn baby to be living in the basement?

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Dr. Gregory Hines answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Possibly: Presuming that it is adequately heated/cooled, and does not have mold growing in it, it should be no different than any home.

Answered 10/17/2020

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Dr. Denise Reeves answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Probably: If the basement is heated, and ventilated and has no mold growing in it, is is probably ok to live there. In most places, a basement apartment has to meet certain standards for safety.

Answered 4/27/2017

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