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Who runs the newborn nursery== a neonatal nurse?

Who runs the newborn nursery== a neonatal nurse?

Pediatrician: Usually pediatrician and nursery nurse run the newborn nursery. Sometimes numerologist is involved. ...Read more

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Toddler at home, baby in nicu with neonatal herpes simplex 1?

Toddler at home, baby in nicu with neonatal herpes simplex 1?

Probably safe: Sorry about your neonate. Your toddler has almost certainly been exposed and infected, whether symptomatically or not, with the same virus. They are highly unlikely to be at significant risk. ...Read more

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Rcs schedule. Gbs +. Ob says no antibiotics unless labor or water breaks. No risk to baby if mucus plug comes out? Risk to baby w/o meds?

Rcs schedule. Gbs +. Ob says no antibiotics unless labor or water breaks. No risk to baby if mucus plug comes out? Risk to baby w/o meds?

Doctor correct: The protocol for gbs treatment for repeat cesarean is only if labor or ruptured membranes prior to cesarean. You should get routine antibiotic prophylaxis before your surgery. Many doctors use cephazolin, which happens to have great coverage for gbs. ...Read more

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Baby ingested some bugspray baby age2 no phone 2 call poison control

Baby ingested some bugspray baby age2 no phone 2 call poison control

The : The answer depends on whether this was an insecticide (poison), or something like deet or off, and how much was ingested. Without knowing these details, i would have to recommend that you take your child (if you haven't already) to the closest er to have him/her evaluated. ...Read more

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Neonatal nurse for healthy babies, where to find one?

Ask your doc: I am assuming you are referring to someone to help with your baby after birth. You can ask your OB for a reference or ask at the hospital where your baby is delivered. You can also check with the Board of Nursing in your state. ...Read more

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Where would u have child's MRI w/sedation- children's hospital outpatient center or hospital? Imaging director said only difference is no "code team"?

Where would u have child's MRI w/sedation- children's hospital outpatient center or hospital? Imaging director said only difference is no "code team"?

Hard to say: Many facilities are unique in their approach to this issue and follow strict guidelines on who is present for such a study. In my area they require an anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist be present whose only job is tending to the patient continuously. A code team down the hall doesn't seem better than a one on one with the leader of such a team. ...Read more

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What are hospital delivery rooms like?

Depends on hospital : That depends on the hospital. Most have moved to private rooms that create a more homelike feel. Your local hospital website may have pics available for you to see. ...Read more

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8pound baby delivered normal thru induction, possible?

8pound baby delivered normal thru induction, possible?

Yes: Babies can be delivered vaginally even over 10 lbs. Some larger babies may cause difficulty with delivery however. Do not rely on the estimated size to determine if the baby can be delivered vaginally as size estimates in the 3rd trimester can be inaccurate. Rely on your obstetrician's experience! ...Read more

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Can my 17 month baby, who caught MRSA at birth in the hospital, give my unborn baby MRSA through his saliva through breastfeeding?

Can my 17 month baby, who caught MRSA at birth in the hospital, give my unborn baby MRSA through his saliva through breastfeeding?

No: Staph in some form will colonize newborn skin by a day or two of age.If MRSA is around it will do so, if not , another strain. Mrsa, will come and go with or without treatment and be replaced by other strains.Today > 70% of staph infections in or out of hospitals involve mrsa. I would not treat your older child like they have it forever. If s/he has repeated boils, have it treated and eliminated. ...Read more

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Is anyone familiar with the program used to treat premature infants called kangaroo care?

Is anyone familiar with the program used to treat premature infants called kangaroo care?

Skin to Skin: Holding the baby with skin to skin contact with the mother. Helps to promote both physiological warmth as well as psychological bonding. Helps to regulate babies body temperature better than an incubator. ...Read more

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What happens if a baby miscarriages at 25 weeks? Will the mother go thru labor? Will a birth/death certificate be issued?

Yes to both: It may take some time for labor to ensue, so most people are induced. There is a birth certificate that will be completed. ...Read more

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Who handles babies more: a nurse, midwife or perinatal nurse? How are they different?

Who handles babies more: a nurse, midwife or perinatal nurse? How are they different?

Experience?: Are you getting at who has the most experience? "Nurses" as a general term may or may not have experience in deliveries. Perinatal nurses specifically spend their days delivering and helping new mothers and their babies. They do lots of "handling" A midwife does prenatal care and delivers babies in a variety of capacities, some are which are NOT in hospitals. Hospital delivery is safest 4 baby ...Read more

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Requested no pitocin (oxytocin) be used during labor. Rn says they'd give it after birth.Is it common to be given pitocin (oxytocin) after delivery? Why is this necessary?

Requested no pitocin (oxytocin) be used during labor. Rn says they'd give it after birth.Is it common to be given pitocin (oxytocin) after delivery? Why is this necessary?

Yes, it is: Standard, the most common source of bleeding after delivery occurs when your uterus does not contact and you bleed heavily where the placenta was implanted. The goal is to prevent hemorrhage, it is safe and commonly used. Good luck. ...Read more

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How does nursing differ in neonatal, newborn, and postnatal care?

How does nursing differ in neonatal, newborn, and postnatal care?

Breastfeeding : Nursing immediately after birth, baby receives colostrum rich in protein & antibodies. At this stage, baby is just learning to suck the correct way. After 3 days, transitional milk flows - rich in fat & lactose.After 7 days, mature milk comes in - largely water but also includes carbohydrates, proteins and fat. Baby sucks better, regains birth weight and continues further weight gain. ...Read more

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11wks preg w/ mono di twins one placenta 1 baby has hydrops. How soon do I need a CVS to save other baby? Hospital is dragging their feet

11wks preg w/ mono di twins one placenta 1 baby has hydrops. How soon do I need a CVS to save other baby? Hospital is dragging their feet

See below: Your concern is understandable, however, this topic is too sensitive and complicated to address in this forum. It would be prudent to heed your doctor's advice, pray, and hope for the best. My prayers are with you! ...Read more

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An infant born premature through C-section who never cried; mri: http://bit.Ly/12eymz7 which says profound hypoxic ischaemic injury. How to deal?

An infant born premature through C-section who never cried; mri: http://bit.Ly/12eymz7 which says profound hypoxic ischaemic injury. How to deal?

No easy answer: So profoundly sorry to here about your baby. There are never any easy answers here. I have seen miracle babies in this situation, but as likely is a baby with a lifetime of challenges, dependency and need. You need to sit down with neonatologist, a pediatric neurologist and have a frank and open discussion about what lies ahead for you and this child. There is not a one size fits all answer. ...Read more

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65 male, 2 nd case asp pneu in care facility. Took 24 to send hospital. Early rhado, died 4 hrs later. Could this have been prevented, from noro virus?

65 male, 2 nd case asp pneu in care facility. Took 24 to send hospital. Early rhado, died 4 hrs later. Could this have been prevented, from noro virus?

Depends: Tough question. We are having an outbreak of noro virus. But the aspiration could be due to a incompetent stomach valve, reflux or tracheal spasm. The question is when was the rhado dx'ed and how treated. Sounds like pt very dehydrated and immune compromised (underlying disease or immune exhaustion). Iv rehydration and intubation may have helped. ...Read more