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Babies Born To Drug Addicted Mothers
Depends on test: Roughly 5% of infants born to hep c mothers will acquire the infection. The mothers IgG antibody to hep c that would indicate prior infection will persist up to 18 months in baby so a + test would not be specific for baby prior to 18 mo. There is a specific test for hep c RNA that can be preformed at 1-2 mo. That would be specific for the baby.See red book, 28ed 2009.P358-360. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would like to know that for newly born baby, which milk is best, mother's milk or other tinned powder milk?
Hi im 28 years old a mother of 2 daughters 9/6 i had a son he passed at 6 days old 7 years ago born at 26 weeks am i to old to have another baby now?
My mother told me she had a baby with a trisome that she took home to die before I was born. That sounded so sad! why did they do that? She never told me.
Kindness: Some genetic conditions are incompatible with life and based on your question we can assume there was nothing else they could do to help the baby. Your mom had carried and loved this child for 9 months. While it was hard, she did get to have her child at home and bond and love that child til it was time to go. A profoundly bittersweet experience. Ask her if she wants to share more with you. ...Read more
Why do babies go to a separate place when being born for shots?Nd is not because the mother can't handle it when a few weeks u watch your baby get shots
No good reason: Your pediatrician may prefer to examine and treat the baby elsewhere. But, you are the mother! if you don't want the baby to leave you to get shots, you have every right to tell them that you want your baby to stay with you. Having surgery, or having to go to the intensive care unit is really the only reason your baby would need to leave your side. ...Read more
If a mother used cocaine before her baby is born, how recent was it if it shows up in her own blood or urine at delivery?
No: By definition a baby cannot be alcoholic, but babies born to mothers who drink through pregnancy can go through a lot of problems - including fetal alcohol syndrome, a series of birth defects that effect the face, can cause mental retardation, adhd; in addition babies can be born physically dependent on alcohol and need to be withdrawn. Alcoholism requires making bad choices - babies dont do that. ...Read more
Will a new born baby get detached from mother if she is bottle fed by many people from birth. Not only me,My mom and aunt is also feeding her. ?
? detached ?: Newborns are very pragmatic.They will accept anyone who is nurturing in early life and become attached to all who provide dependable care.Attachment to a symptomatic degree appears more around 6 mo when a baby has decided "preference", or a pattern of separation anxiety when separated from preferred caretakers. This helps guarantee a baby can survive loss of mom in childbirth.You will do okay. ...Read more
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