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Dr. Johanna Fricke
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Baby Behaviors (Overview)

The newborns gross motor, fine motor , social and language development changes weekly. The baby's behavior changes with these changing developmental milestones. Random smiling to social smiling, cooing to talking, grasp to pincer grasp, lying to rolling and mimicking the activity in the woomb to sleeping through the night.


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What is the definition or description of: baby behaviors?

What is the definition or description of: baby behaviors?

Milestones: The newborns gross motor, fine motor , social and language development changes weekly. The baby's behavior changes with these changing developmental milestones. Random smiling to social smiling, cooing to talking, grasp to pincer grasp, lying to rolling and mimicking the activity in the woomb to sleeping through the night. ...Read more

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
26 doctors shared insights

Baby Behaviors (Overview)

The newborns gross motor, fine motor , social and language development changes weekly. The baby's behavior changes with these changing developmental milestones. Random smiling to social smiling, cooing to talking, grasp to pincer grasp, lying to rolling and mimicking the activity in the woomb to sleeping through the night.


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Will crack babies have behavior problems in later years?

Will crack babies have behavior problems in later years?

Possibly.: But how they are cared for after they are born is probably more important. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12220044/. ...Read more

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Caring for Your Baby (Checklist)

Vaccinate for hepatitis B prior to hospital discharge
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Obtain newborn metabolic screen prior to hospital discharge
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Schedule baby's first doctor exam for two to four days after hospital discharge
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Schedule baby's well exam and vaccinations for age two months
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I am wondering what caused infant aggressive behavior after hospitalization?

I am wondering what caused infant aggressive behavior after hospitalization?

Stress ; hospitals: It can be very stressful for infants and children to be in a hospital setting. All the blood draws, and unfamiliar faces and setting can cause them to be in a protective mode. This could lead them to be aggressive. Comforting them and talking to hem calmly alleviates their fear and will gradually return to normalcy. ...Read more

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Having a Baby Through Surrogacy (Checklist)

Get legal advice and make sure all documentation is complete
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Choose a candidate and do a thorough interview
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Choose a reputable company
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Participate in prenatal care with the surrogate
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How can my severe TBI from infant abuse still affect me today? I.E: Impulse control, Irrational behavior, anxiety, etc.. how can I stop it or treat it

How can my severe TBI from infant abuse still affect me today? I.E: Impulse control, Irrational behavior, anxiety, etc.. how can I stop it or treat it

Discuss with doctor : Recommend starting by seeing your primary care doctor for a complete examination and appropriate testing as needed. Based on the findings your doctor may recommend referral for further evaluation to either a neurologist, psychiatrist and/or other mental health specialist for treatment. You may have more than one medical condition contributing to your current presentation. Hope this helps. Best. ...Read more

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What does "238.0 neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone and articular cartilage" mean on a babies discharge papers? How do you test newborns for it?

What does "238.0 neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone and articular cartilage" mean on a babies discharge papers?   How do you test newborns for it?

Red flag: The very fact that you have to write healthtap suggests to me that there has been a terrible breach in communication. This may be anything from a paperwork error to a failure to communicate with you about a grave illness. "neoplasms of uncertain behavior" means a rare tumor that the pathologist cannot say with certainty either is or is not cancer. Demand an explanation of your physician. ...Read more

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How many babies die each year in the U.S.?

How many babies die each year in the U.S.?

Too many: You'd have to be more specific in your question. How many babies die…during birth? In the first month? From home accidents? From automobile accidents? From SIDS? From RSV? From meningitis? From abuse? From congenital heart disease? …. You see the answer depends on the details of the question. Using the details you're interested in (age and cause) then google your question for those statistics. ...Read more