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What can I expect from nurses caring for my baby in the nicu?

What can I expect from nurses caring for my baby in the nicu?

They are amazing: they take care of these babies like they are their own.they are probably the best nurses--will watch for all medical and emotinal needs and watch out for your baby ...Read more

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Tips on caring for my baby after gastric bypass surgery?

Tips on caring for my baby after gastric bypass surgery?

Only : Precaution i can give is to avoid any heavy lifting or straining for 6 weeks after surgery. Otherwise enjoy your baby. ...Read more

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Is it possible to catch aids from a newborn baby (while caring for the baby) if the mother has aids?

Is it possible to catch aids from a newborn baby (while caring for the baby) if the mother has aids?

Very difficult.: With proper hygiene, and by wearing gloves for any contact with blood or body fluids, a caregiver would have very little chance of catching HIV from an infant. ...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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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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