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Epidemiological Aspects Of Maternal And Child Health
Confusing question: Why would physicians based in the US have any knowledge of the Indian health system? Try a site based in your country. Read more
Child health: No, your child'shealth will not be affected if conceived after 17th day. Read more
Read in child health magazine about christmas disease. I would like to know more. How do I find out?
Childhood obesity: Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years. Overweight is defined as having excess body weight for a particular height from fat, muscle, bone, water, or a combination of these factors. Obesity is defined as having excess body fat. In order to fight this, help kids be more active (1 hr/day) and eat healthier and decrease unhealthy snacks! Read more
Read in child health magazine about cushing syndrome. I would like to know more. How do I find out?
Rapid Heart Beat: When discussing a cardiac question, the age of the child is always important. However, persistent rapid heart rate accompanied by sweating is something that should be evaluated no matter what the age of the patient. You should discuss this with your doctor. Then a more thorough patient history and family history can be taken and the appropriate evaluation and treatment done. Read more
Discuss with your DR: The original reports of FAS came from births from alcoholics, many of whom did not survive the year. Working backward from their worst case exposure to moderate of minimal exposure has allowed us to suspect etoh effect if specific physical features are present. The suspicion that add or adhd may be part of the process is hard to separate from other causes. Discuss with your dr. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What effect would tpo's in the 2, 000 range have on the fetus of a maternal pregnancy on a long term outcome for child developement?
Risk of problems.: Anti-tpo (thyroid peroxidase) antibodies at such a high titer indicate that you are at risk for hashimoto's thyroiditis, goiter, hypothyroidism and adverse pregnancy outcomes, such as stillbirth, abruption, fetal growth restriction and preterm birth. See an mfm and endocrinologist to optimally manage your condition and minimize the risks to you and the baby. Hypothyroidism increases risk of cp. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can a fetal maternal medicine specialist. Help me exactly with triploidy? Can they advise me on how to keep my child alive n what precotions I need
Information: My condolences on this diagnosis. This is not the pregnancy anybody wants. If the diagnosis is correct, the baby may not make it to term & if born will live only a short time. There are likely to be many congenital anomalies. The MFM specialist can help you manage a difficult pregnancy & bring in other specialists to educate you on what you face. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most Staph...: ...Infections are localized, and as such pose no threat to an unborn baby. However, the drugs used to treat bacterial infections can, under certain circumstances, be harmful; so make sure that any doctor or other caregiver who treats you is aware that you are pregnant. Never assume they know; tell them, and tell them again. Read more
After a woman has a baby, is there a hormone that is released that makes her have a strong maternal bond?
Not good: Maternal Cocaine addiction can lead to microcephaly (small head) and growth retardation in infants. Cocaine may also interfere with maternal-infant bonding, as some research shows the mothers are less flexible, less engaged, and have shorter feeding sessions than other mothers with newborns. Even at 2 years of age, the infants show deficiencies in both fine and gross motor development. Read more
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