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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
365 doctors shared insights

Infant Health (Overview)

Infant health comprises newborn care and all of the screening and preventative health measures done from birth until about age 2.


Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
365 doctors shared insights

Infant Health (Overview)

Infant health comprises newborn care and all of the screening and preventative health measures done from birth until about age 2.


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How does smoking dope around a baby affect the infant's health?

How does smoking dope around a baby affect the infant's health?

Secondhand pot smoke: Children exposed to marijuana smoke might be more vulnerable to SIDS (Sudden Infant Death syndrome). childhood cancers, low birth weight and neuro developmental failures. ...Read more

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Caring for Your Baby (Tip)

Caring for Your Baby

You'll know its time to stop swaddling when your infant kicks out easily. ...See more

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11 week old health infant is almost always fussing& crying during forumla feeding?

11 week old health infant is almost always fussing& crying during forumla feeding?

Reply: Formula intolerance may be a possibility but make sure you are preparing the formula as directed. Keep am eye on his weight gain that shows you if he is gaining enough calories. ...Read more

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How does a heatwave affect the health of infants?

How does a heatwave affect the health of infants?

Many results...: Two major concerns would be dehydration and hyperthermia. So an infant should never be left in such warm situations. They have a large surface area for size hence they can loose a lot of water in severe heat. I am referring to an outdoor exposed situation. Short periods of time may not be harmful. ...Read more

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Caring for Your Baby (Tip)

Caring for Your Baby

Prevent baby bottle decay by not allowing infant to drink milk or juice while going to sleep. ...See more

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Improving Oral Health (Checklist)

Keep sugars and sticky starches to a minimum
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Should infant circumcision be banned? Does it have any adverse health effects?

Should infant circumcision be banned? Does it have any adverse health effects?

Why ??: It has been practiced as a religious ritual for thousands of years. The proof is out there for those who choose to look at it. For those who scoff at the evidence, nothing will change their minds.At the present time it is an elective procedure.Those who wish can do so, and those who do not can avoid it. Your personal feelings do not trump those who accept the procedure. ...Read more