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I'm 35 weeks pregnant with twins. Was having pretty strong contractions sitting in my chair so I went and laid down and they stopped. Babies moved all night long which they don't typically do. Am I getting closer to labor?

I'm 35 weeks pregnant with twins. Was having pretty strong contractions sitting in my chair so I went and laid down and they stopped. Babies moved all night long which they don't typically do. Am I getting closer to labor?

Labor with twins: Well, you are getting closer to labor and delivery because you are 35 weeks pregnant. A term pregnancy even with twins is 40 weeks. Twins are most frequently born between 35 and 37 weeks gestation. So you are close. ...Read more

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33 weeks pregnant. Feel like babies foot or leg was crushed by my ribs after sitting up too fast. Is this possible? It hurt my ribs.

33 weeks pregnant. Feel like babies foot or leg was crushed by my ribs after sitting up too fast. Is this possible? It hurt my ribs.

Doubtful: Remember that the baby is surrounded by fluid, the amniotic fluid, in a large amniotic sac. It is doubtful that sitting up too fast would cause any harm to the baby, but it is possible you 'pulled a muscle' between your ribs called the intercostal muscle. Move more slowly and deliberately and avoid rapid movements! ...Read more

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Why do babies hump things?

Why do babies hump things?

No special reason: Toddlers hump things probably because humping things feels good to them. In the mind of a toddler, there is no reason to not hump things as long as it feels like fun. ...Read more

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Where do babies come from?

Where do babies come from?

U're kidding right?: If you are 18 & don't know, it's time for a long talk with mom. If you're playing on the site, please find something more productive to do with your life. ...Read more

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Can babies be around cats?

Can babies be around cats?

Yes: Babies all over the world are around cats. I had two cats when my healthy adolescent children were born. That said, never leave a child unattended with an animal. ...Read more

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What food maks infant taller?

What food maks infant taller?

Interesting question: If your only reason for asking is just because you want your kid to be tall, then skip past what I say because it won't help you. If you're asking about food making an infant taller because you're interested in making the infant healthier, follow this link to livestrong:

http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/69870-kids-grow-taller/. ...Read more

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Fat babies are healthier, right?

Fat babies are healthier, right?

? your kidding right?: The physique of a healthy baby is a bit different from a healthy toddler /kid/adult. They have lax muscles that allow a full saggy belly & seem a bit pudgy with soft rolls. That said, there are also fat babies & they are not healthy. You grow new fat cells in infancy/puberty and pregnancy & an overfed fat baby is likely to face a lifetime of avoidable health problems. Your dr can define the limits. ...Read more

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Can hydrocortizon is good for babies?

Can hydrocortizon is good for babies?

No: Only your pediatrician or specialist they refer you to should instruct you about whether Hydrocortisone is appropriate for your child. ...Read more

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My infant has thrash what should I do?

My infant has thrash what should I do?

Thrush: Get some Nystatin suspension and paint out your childs mouth with 25 minutes after eating. If you are breat feeding make sure you wash your breasts and apply the Nystatin ointment. Ask your doctor for orescriptions. ...Read more

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Are bottle fed babies just as healthy?

Are bottle fed babies just as healthy?

Unfortunately NO: Breastmilk is nature's perfect food for babies; formula is not nearly as good. Breastfed babies have better immune function (less infections), less chance of dying in their first year, lower risk of allergies, Type 1 diabetes and obesity and better cognitive development. Moms who breast feed lose more weight, have less depression & breast cancer!
PLEASE BREASTFEED!
See http://tinyurl. Com/o85tl7j ...Read more

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How many unborn babies die in the world?

How many unborn babies die in the world?

Don't know: Interesting question. Why does this interest you? It would be impossible to know as it requires reporting of every incident and that just doesn't happen. And there are many reasons that children are not born...Genetic anomalies, poor placenta, problems with mom, blighted ovums, etc. It has happened for eons and will continue to happen. Nature still affects us. ...Read more

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When is itok for an infant to gethaircut?

When is itok for an infant to gethaircut?

Anytime you want: There is nothing inherently dangerous about getting hair cut. The person doing the cutting should be extremely careful with the scissors however, as babies are notorious for not sitting still when told to. Best to get some help. ...Read more

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What re symptoms of disabilities in babies?

What re symptoms of disabilities in babies?

Dis (lack of) ability: Whether it is rolling over, walking, smiling in response to a human face & vocalization, much of these skills have been studied in large populations & a range of time within which they emerge is considered the norm. When these fail to emerge on time, suspicion of a motor, speech or other problem may be suspected. Some skills ore more predictive of physical or mental abilities than others. ...Read more

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At what age do babies outgrow their swings?

At what age do babies outgrow their swings?

By 4 months, or: When their feet can touch the floor. Swings & walkers ABduct the hips, an abnormal position for learning to creep, crawl, cruise & walk. Start "floor time " play with baby in prone position as early as possible, ditch the swing at 2-3 months & don't waste money on a walker. ...Read more

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When the babies suppose to sea by themself.

When the babies suppose to sea by themself.

They see...: ...As soon as they are born, but it takes them a few weeks to recognize their mother's face. ...Read more

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What conditions can be detected in babies?

What conditions can be detected in babies?

Newborn screening...: Every infant gets tested for a variety of treatable conditions via the newborn screening program in every state. New york, for example, has a pretty extensive list covering 46 diseases, see:
http://www. Wadsworth. Org/newborn/babhealth. Htm. ...Read more

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What are some of the risks of multiple babies?

What are some of the risks of multiple babies?

Low birth weight,: Prematurity, twin-to-twin transfusion (leading to anemia in one twin and too-thick blood in the other - multiple gestation is much higher risk than singleton. ...Read more

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What is the pain threshold for an infant like?

What is the pain threshold for an infant like?

It varies: Just like some of us cry with a paper cut and others don't even cry with a broken bone, babies have varying thresholds for pain. We know that babies that have lots of procedures done tend to have greater reactions to pain than those that have never had a shot or blood drawn. ...Read more

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Can gingivostomatotis keep re occuring in babies?

Can gingivostomatotis keep re occuring in babies?

Shouldn't: Your baby should have made antibodies to the virus infection. Please see a Pedodontist, a Pediatric Dental Specialist. The Pedodontist may wish to consult with your child's Pediatrician, a Pediatric Medical Specialist. ...Read more

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What percent of babies around the us are aborted?

What percent of babies around the us are aborted?

Depends/definitions: If you define "live baby" as conception the numbers are hard to document. An estimated 3rd of conceptions never make it to the uterus, attach and start a pregnancy & are shed/aborted naturally. Others shed in the first few weeks when things don't work out. Add the estimated 20% or so that are aborted by man and the numbers are quite high. ...Read more

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What would cause my babies shoulders to be uneven?

What would cause my babies shoulders to be uneven?

Ask doctor: Have the doctor check the shoulder level and tell you if they are normal or not. Babies can have scoliosis but it is very rare. It could just be positional. ...Read more

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Can babies get carsick?

Can babies get carsick?

Seldom happens: Children less than two years old are typically resistant to motion sickness. ...Read more

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Should babies eat candy?

Should babies eat candy?

Not advisable: Giving your baby candy/sweets or sweet drinks at young age can have serious outcomes later on their dental and general health. ...Read more

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Can babies get sunburned?

Can babies get sunburned?

Yes: Baby's skin very sensitive to sun. Avoid direct sun ray to the babies ...Read more

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What is infant mortality?

What is infant mortality?

Infant Mortality: Infant mortality is the death of a child less than one year of age. It is measured as infant mortality rate (IMR), which is the number of deaths of children under one year of age per 1000 live births. ...Read more

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Why do babies chew labels?

Why do babies chew labels?

Experimenting: Infants chew on everything and anything as this is part of the sensory and fine motor skills development. Please be aware of any small objects or any poisonous things, keep them away from reach. ...Read more

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Is lactaid safe for babies?

Is lactaid safe for babies?

Not lactaid...: Babies under a year should be fed either breastmilk or formula. There are several formulas that do not contain lactose. If the child does not tolerated a milk based formula, you can try a soy formula or a formula such as alimentum or nutramigen. If you are breastfeeding, you can try removing dairy from your diet. Always discuss changes in formula with your baby's pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can babies get mononuclosis?

Can babies get mononuclosis?

Yes: It is transmitted the same way it is for older kids and adults. It is often very mild in infancy and early childhood and may not draw enough attention to get them into a docs office for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Do circumcisions hurt babies?

Do circumcisions hurt babies?

Yes: Some people don't believe babies feel pain. That is false they certainly feel pain. That is why we use lmx (4% Lidocaine cream) on outside of penis in a glove finger "condom" for 30 minutes before infant circumcisions to numb the outer skin, then apply 2% xylocaine (lidocaine) jelly under the foreskin once retracted. Are also given "sweetease" sugar solution to suck on, to reduce pain sensation. ...Read more

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