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Why infant of diabetic mother can be iugr despite in other side can be macrosomia?

Different problems: During diabetes a fetus can grow too much because of the excess Insulin it produces in response to the mothers blood sugar. It can also fail to grow (iugr) due to diabetes causing a poorly functioning placenta. Both can occur. Optimal blood sugar control is the key to improve outcomes. ...Read more

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Large Baby (Definition)

A large baby or large for gestational age baby is a baby whose weight is greater than 95% of babies born at ...Read more


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Does having a large baby cause health problems down the road?

Does having a large baby cause health problems down the road?

Follow growth curve: Large for gestation infants can have several conditions associated such as obesity, changes in blood sugar and even underdevelopment of their lungs and other organs. Your doctor will follow the baby's growth and will determine if any further testing is needed. If your baby did not have a nicu stay, this is more often associated with a better course and fewer problems. ...Read more

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Can I plan for my babies gender, through ovulation, pH testing, diet etc?

Can I plan for my babies gender, through ovulation, pH testing, diet etc?

Gender Selection: No. The only way to guarantee a baby's gender is to do in vitro fertilization and then test the gender of each embryo prior to implantation. You can try to filter sperm based on weight to select a gender but this method is not fool proof. There is no way to naturally encourage one gender over the other. ...Read more

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My babies heart rate was 170 beats/min in 8 weeks 6 days, 166 in 13 weeks 1 day, 137 in 25 weeks. By this can I able to know the gender of the baby?

My babies heart rate was 170 beats/min in 8 weeks 6 days, 166 in 13 weeks 1 day, 137 in 25 weeks. By this can I able to know the gender of the baby?

No: Heart rate isn't indicative of baby's gender, careful ultrasound exam or even more invasive procedures like CVS would tell, I can appreciate social implications, better wait though or resort to ultrasound, wish you a healthy pregnancy and a healthy infant of any gender ...Read more

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My babies heart rate was 170 beats/min in 12 weeks 4 days, 147 in 19 weeks 1 day, 131 in 27 weeks. By this can I able to know the gender of the baby? If can please tell me the gender

My babies heart rate was 170 beats/min in 12 weeks 4 days, 147 in 19 weeks 1 day, 131 in 27 weeks. By this can I able to know the gender of the baby? If can please tell me the gender

Sex determination: By heart rates is not reliable. By this stage, your OB should be able to accurately determine the gender of your baby with an ultrasound. Congratulations! ...Read more

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What causes babies to be born pigen toed?

A couple of things: Heredity and/or fetal position in the womb can cause an intoed position of the foot. ...Read more

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Why do some drugs cause premature babies?

Why do some drugs cause premature babies?

Various reasons: Drugs/medications effect on a pregnancy are always a concern and all should be avoided unless given under an MD's supervision/advise. Http://www. Webmd. Com/baby/tc/preterm-labor-cause ...Read more

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What are the main causes of infant death?

What are the main causes of infant death?

Varies with age: Day 1= congenital anomalies day2-under six months= crib death 6m-3yr- crash related injury/death there are other issues but these are the majors. ...Read more

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Can kitty litter cause phenomia in babies?

Can kitty litter cause phenomia in babies?

No: If there is a dusty environment from the litter then it could cause a cough. If ingested then it could cause a parasitic worm infection. ...Read more

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What causes a huge dent in my babies chest?

What causes a huge dent in my babies chest?

Pectus: This may be a common condition called pectus excavatum and usually does not cause any harm. It is a deformaty of the sternum. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Large baby?

What is the definition or description of: Large baby?

Large baby: A large baby or large for gestational age baby is a baby whose weight is greater than 95% of babies born at that particular gestational age. ...Read more

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What would cause a babies head to grow at a slow rate?

What would cause a babies head to grow at a slow rate?

Family trend?: Small heads can be a normal family trait. So can large heads. Head growth is a measure of brain growth, but is not a measure of brain function. Some babies have smaller heads but are very smart and healthy. Your pediatrician will carefully monitor growth and development. Any problems can be dealt with in an appropriate manner. ...Read more

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What causes babies to be overdue? Is there a particular reason?

What causes babies to be overdue? Is there a particular reason?

Unknown: The exact trigger is unknown. It is more likely with a first pregnancy, previous overdue pregnancies or if it occurs in your family. The timing of the pregnancy ie summer delivery. Make sure your dates are accurate. If you are over 41 weeks your doctor may want to induce delivery. All the best. ...Read more

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Please tell me what causes colics in babies, and is it hereditary?

Please tell me what causes colics in babies, and is it hereditary?

We don't know: Colic is not hereditary...But it can be seen in families. My understanding is that it deals with the immaturity of the digestive system and therefore inability to digest well. Probiotics can help immensely as can gripe water or colic calm or cocyntal. So can craniosacral therapy and or chiropractic. Chinese medicine and homeopathy also work. I have had success with all of them! ...Read more

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If you masturbate every single day, would that cause not to have babies?

If you masturbate every single day, would that cause not to have babies?

No, but...: Masturbation alone poses no risk to baby-making, except frequent ejaculation may decrease the desirable sperm count in semen in few men, subsequently affecting the chance of fertilizing, but not often. But note: sex obsession may be problematic for daily living. Best wish... ...Read more

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Babies can measure too big or too small, does that cause your LMP date to be off? Or make it seem as if you're further along than you thought?

Babies can measure too big or too small, does that cause your LMP date to be off? Or make it seem as if you're further along than you thought?

LMP date could cause: You may have recalled your last period date (lmp)incorrectly and then your due date may not be accurately calculated. You may have gestational diabetes and that can cause a fetus to grow larger more rapidly than it should. You may have decreased blood flow from the placenta to the fetus (like from smoking) and this can decrease the rate of growth of the fetus. ...Read more

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What causes bad breath in babies?

What causes bad breath in babies?

Several conditions and food: In infants bad breath can be due to many conditions gastro esophageal reflux infections in mouth, throat, nose foreigh body in the nose or ear enlarged tonsils and adenoids thumb sucking pacifier use taking a bottle to bed sugary drinks in older infant if the bad breath is persistant the infant needs to be examined by your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
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Macrosomia (Definition)

Macrosomia is a body that is larger ...Read more