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Child with birth defects?

Child with birth defects?

And your question is: If you have a specific question please ask it. As written this collection of words does not provide enough detail to be an answerable question. ...Read more

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How do gastrointestinal tract birth defects affect a child's life?

How do gastrointestinal tract birth defects affect a child's life?

Many defect types: The gastrointestinal tract runs from the lips to the anus, and thus has many different parts to it. Each part can have a birth defect. The way a child's life is affected would depend on the location and severity if his defect(s). ...Read more

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Can we avoid mental retarded state of child born with cousin marriage?

Can we avoid mental retarded state of child born with cousin marriage?

Hard to say: Geneticists estimate that each of us carry a few recessive genes that will not harm us, but when paired with another can produce a baby with things like CF, sickle cell, and any of thousands of metabolic disorders like PKU.Marriage between close relatives increases this risk.You can get tested for the recessive gene in some cases, so having a consultation with a geneticist may help you. ...Read more

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Do teenagers give birth to a baby earlier than adult mothers?

Do teenagers give birth to a baby earlier than adult mothers?

Many do: Unfortunately the younger the mom the more likely they are to have some of the complications of pregnancy including premature labor, high blood pressure & other problems that result in early deliveries.Some do fine & deliver at term & for all, close OB care can help avoid an early delivery & worrisome problems for baby. ...Read more

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Is baby measles contagious to children?

Is baby measles contagious to children?

??baby measles??: If you are asking about roseola, the illness is contagious to anyone not previously infected. Most kids get this virus in early childhood & are then immune for their lifetime. ...Read more

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Where can teens get free birth control in california without parental consent?

Where can teens get free birth control in california without parental consent?

Use the Internet: I would either use the internet or the local department of health to find an answer to this question. ...Read more

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Will a birth control shot kill my baby?

Will a birth control shot kill my baby?

Women have tried: To end their pregnancies with use of Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) - without success. But Depo-Provera can have negative effect on fetus - so please let your doctor know if you are pregnant on depo. ...Read more

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Can a teen get on the birth control pill without parents finding out?

Teen birth control: In many states yes. In pennsylvania there is a law that allows minor to get birth control without their parents consent. I encourage teens to talk openly with their parents about sex. Some teens cannot for a variety of reasons and it is important for them to be able to take care of themselves with respect to all parts of their health. ...Read more

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Can a new born child get polio from their parents ?

Can a new born child get polio from their parents ?

Yes: If the parents have never been immunized and have active polio and do not practice careful personal hygiene, they can pass polio to their newborn. ...Read more

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What percent of women get through child birth no complications or death?

What percent of women get through child birth no complications or death?

Low: Mortality rate in the US is approximately 17 per 100,000 live births. Many factors contribute to mortality and complications. Here is some information: http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/MaternalInfantHealth/PMSS.html ...Read more

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Baby ingested some bugspray baby age2 no phone 2 call poison control

Baby ingested some bugspray baby age2 no phone 2 call poison control

The : The answer depends on whether this was an insecticide (poison), or something like deet or off, and how much was ingested. Without knowing these details, i would have to recommend that you take your child (if you haven't already) to the closest er to have him/her evaluated. ...Read more

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Can u get DNA of child before birth?

Can u get DNA of child before birth?

Possible: Dna tests are preformed on cellular material. To get a babies dna prior to birth & be sure its not a contaminant from the mother, you have to get it through chorionic villus sampling or amniocentesis. Both are occasionally done for specific medical problems including genetic diagnosis for chromosome defects, metabolic disorders. The risks of death & infection to mom & baby preclude random testing. ...Read more

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Can birth control "Yasmine" prescribed for a 18 year old teen cause her infertility in the future?

Can birth control "Yasmine" prescribed for a 18 year old teen cause her infertility in the future?

Most definitely not: No, zero chance of affecting your fertility in a negative way. This is well proven over many, many years and millions of women. Good news! ...Read more

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I'm on birth control without parents knowing, is that okay?

Absolutely: I'm glad you're taking charge of this aspect of your life, and behaving responsibly. Many other teenaged girls are in your situation, and your privacy is totally protected. Not all parents are reasonable. Be very sure they do not find out until you emancipate. ...Read more

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Why didn't anyone tell us there were birth defects in our precious babies born from ivf?

Infor availiable: Slight increase was undoubtably explained to you, check your contract. Birth defects also can occur in non ivf kids as well as learning disabilities. Congrats on giving birth. ...Read more

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Who takes care of your baby if he's born premature?

Who takes care of your baby if he's born premature?

Depends: Minor prematurity is often managed by the pediatrician but for sick or more premature babies the neonatologist often will take care of the baby until such time the baby can be cared for by the pediatrician. ...Read more