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I'm 35w pregnant and my 21m old fell on what i think is my babies head. Could he harm her in there and cause any brain damage to her?

I'm 35w pregnant and my 21m old fell on what i think is my babies head. Could he harm her in there and cause any brain damage to her?

Not likely : There is plenty of cushioning around the baby. Use it as an opportunity to discuss how we should be gentle around people but I am sure it was an accident and don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Can a girdle or spanx cause an increase in blood pressure?

Can a girdle or spanx cause an increase in blood pressure?

Only if ill fitted: Most pregnant girdles or support garments that are properly fitted do not increase blood pressure, but actually improve circulation. ...Read more

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What the level of oxygen can harm infant?

What the level of oxygen can harm infant?

Depends: When giving oxygen therapy to an infant, the lowest level should be given to maintain saturation above 92%. Studies show that giving 50% oxygen for several days casues toxicity and using 100% for even several hours can have deleterious effects. ...Read more

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I'm out of town visiting my family and there's a lot of toddlers and babies in the family and I've been carrying them! Will that harm my baby?

I'm out of town visiting my family and there's a lot of toddlers and babies in the family and I've been carrying them! Will that harm my baby?

Unclear question: How or why would they "harm" your baby? how old is your baby? were the other toddlers sick? Please take the time to form a thoughtful question so you can expect a useful response. ...Read more

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Thc second hand smoke harm babies?

Thc second hand smoke harm babies?

Yes: Second hand smoke can harm anyone's health, and children and infants are particularly sensitive to the effects of second hand smoke (development of asthma, prone to respiratory viruses, etc.). ...Read more

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How much insecticide can harm an infant? Abit was sprayed in the house. Though the packaging says "safe even for babies", i'm still worried.

How much insecticide can harm an infant? Abit was sprayed in the house. Though the packaging says "safe even for babies", i'm still worried.

Use it sparingly: Use of insecticides can be done for babies as young as 2 months old. Use them sparingly -- use deet conc of only 10-30% max. Keep away from mouth. You may apply to clothing. Natural products like oil of lemon eucalyptus can also be used. For any products, best to spay or apply to a cloth and then apply to skin. Infrequent sparingly used insecticides will not be a problem! ...Read more