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Children Born To Drug Addicted Mothers
See below: A mother that is actively taking drugs can pass the drugs onto the baby. This means that the child can be born addicted to the same drugs that the mother is taking. All drugs and medications taken by the mother should be disclosed to the obstetrician so that steps can be taken to minimize the risk to the child. ...Read more
I'm 21yr old female frm TN,INDIA.R thr any chances for my children to be born with any abnormalities if I am going 2 marry my maternal uncle's son?
Yes: We are all thought to inherit around 4 recessive (not expressed) genes from our parents.These genes can trigger metabolic problems like PKU or inherited gene syndromes if their come together with a 2nd recessive gene.The closer the mating (brother,cousin, 2nd cousin),the more likely we will have a shared recessive gene and have a 25% chance of having a kid with a defect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a mother's and/or father's abuse of drugs or alcohol throughout their lifetimes affect the health of their children?
I agree, parents: Are role models for their children. They are learning to drink. In addition, their children are at high risk to either become alcoholics or marry one. There is also a strong hereditary factor which make the risk of becoming addicted higher. Sons of alcoholic fathers ; daughters of alcoholic mothers are at highest risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I read on the net children born to mothers on citalopram are at higher risk of autism? Have you doctors come across this? I am ttc and getting put off
Is it true that children borne from a mother with oral herpes are born with an immunity to the disease?
No fetal immunity: No.Get a more detailed answer ›
My mother told me i was born with 3 fallopian tubes, discovered when i was a patient at the iwk children's hospital in canada. Is this possible?
See below: Societal bias or profiling.Get a more detailed answer ›
Munchausen by Proxy: Munchausen by proxy.Get a more detailed answer ›
What is the name of the condition that mothers try to make their children sick all the time for attention?
One of the mothers in our group does not vaccinate her children. Should i avoid my children being around her children?
Should consider it: This mom , apparently, is more than happy to allow her kids to be open to diseases such as measles, mumps and pertussis(whooping cough) if exposed. This increases the risk for your kids.These infections have been on the increase in your part of the country, partially due to people like your friend.Express your fears and encourage her to do the responsible thing. ...Read more
Hep C infection: Approximately 5% of infants born to Hep C infected mothers will acquire the same infection. ...Read more
Go to...Ygoy.com: Year 2008 -59.5 % of women above 16 years were either working or looking for work in the US. 46.5 % of the total labor force of the US are women. Will go up to 47 % in the year 2016. Working women will increase of 49 % in the total labor force between the year 2006-2016. In USA 61% (8th in the world) 1950-1998. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mutations: While the mitochondrial DNA is derived from the mother, it can mutate like other DNA and those mutations may cause problems to the new host. The mitochondria also derive much of their material from proteins encoded by the DNA of the main nucleus, derived from maternal and paternal input.So new mutations of the mitochondrial, or main DNA can all cause new onset disorders. ...Read more
Please describe the name of the disease where mothers harm their children on purpose for attention?
Yes: I believe there have been cases where women gave birth to very premature infants whose condition prevented early feeding but went on to sucessfully breast feed later. The process took some harmonal manipulation to reverse the drying out process but did work. I would consult with an obgyn specialist to see if they could help or knew someone that could. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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As children do we learn to be tickleish? Why is it that my armpits are tickleish but my mothers isn't?
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