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New baby and toddler. So how to get an infant to sleep?

New baby and toddler. So how to get an infant to sleep?

Comforting routine: Although babies may understand being tired, they don't understand the concept of sleep. They drift into sleep like adults in a boring lecture. Your tiredness routein should focus on settling baby down and excluding harsh distractions. A little light can help baby be aware of their comfort place; soft background noise from a fan or radio turned low. Put them down awake & don't change anythiing. ...Read more

Baby Bottle Syndrome (Definition)

Baby bottle syndrome is dental caries resulting from prolonged use of baby bottles especially with juice or other sugary drinks. The distribution of the caries start in the central middle teeth- central incisors- where teeth are in contact with the bottle nipple. If severe can result in loss of baby teeth and sometimes ...Read more


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My newborn baby that 19, days old and she keeps crying i think she constipated, what can I give my new infant baby for the pain. Can suppositories use?

My newborn baby that 19, days old and she keeps crying i think she constipated, what can I give my new infant baby for the pain. Can suppositories use?

Constipation: Is hard and infrequent stools. You can give a glycerin suppository once and see igf that helps. Baby may be crying if mom is breastfeeding and drinking milk, eating dairy. If using milk based formula then can also cause tummy ache. Baby could be colicky too.. Go see your doctor and discuss this. You will feel better and so will baby! ...Read more

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I have a hh agency(new), peds & just had first time request for light therapy for newborn jaundice infant. What complications are there?

I have a hh agency(new), peds & just had first time request for light therapy for newborn jaundice infant. What complications are there?

See below: Blue light therapy for jaundice is standard for breaking down the bilirubin that is being produced and seen in the skin and sclera. As long as the child's eyes are protected and hydration is monitored along with the bilirubin levels (by a health care professional), i fore see no complications as long as the bilirubin level is lowering and the child is not sick as well. ...Read more

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How does a newborn infant get a pneumothorax and what's the difference between that an a tension pneumo?

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How does a newborn infant get a pneumothorax  and what's the difference between that an a tension pneumo?

Colapsed Lung: A pneumothorax occurs when air gets in the the space between the chest wall and the lung. This space should not contain anything. So when air gets in, the lungs have to become smaller. A tension-pneumothorax is when the contents of the chest (heart, lung, collapsed lung) all shift to one side. Typically this is life threatening because blood cannot flow well. We don't always know why this is. ...Read more

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I have a newborn baby. What are the risks associated with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome?

I have a newborn baby. What are the risks associated with Sudden Infant Death Syndrome?

SIDS: Some risks involved is the baby sleeping on their bellies, co-sleeping, not getting vaccinated, bumpers in the crib, etc. Here is a link from the AAP for further info http://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/Pages/AAP-Expands-Guidelines-for-Infant-Sleep-Safety-and-SIDS-Risk-Reduction.aspx ...Read more

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Can similac advance infant formula with iron make a newborn constipated?

Can similac advance infant formula with iron make a newborn constipated?

Not specifically: This is an old myth that is perpetuated year to year. Iron given at therapeutic levels can cause constipation, but studies find no correlation with the level in formula. Infants may process one brand of formula slower or faster than another and any delay in emptying will lead to constipation. ...Read more

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What if newborn infant boy pees into his eyes? Does he need any medicine to prevent infection? Thanks!

What if newborn infant boy pees into his eyes? Does he need any medicine to prevent infection? Thanks!

Little risk. : Unless he has a urinary tract infection, urine is sterile and essentially poses little risk. I’d gently irrigate his eyes with an artificial tear or eye wash. Generally, don’t worry. ...Read more

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Reticulocyte count test result - should a new baby have a high or low result?

Reticulocyte count test result - should a new baby have a high or low result?

High neo,/down by10d: Reticulocyte index/count is a measure of red cell production. This is at around 3-7% at birth to 12 hours of life, and goes down to about 0-1% by 10 days of age. The value of 3-7% is high for an adult which has a reading of 0.5-1.5%, as reticulocytes make up 1% of red cells in the body. This is what a baby should come down to. It may also be high in forms of anemia due to RBC destruction. ...Read more

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How can I prepare my pet for the new baby?

How can I prepare my pet for the new baby?

?: Depends who is your pet. Birds, reptiles, etc., do not need any preparation. The dogs and cats are usually loyal to children. But it depends from the breed. If your pet is shows sign of aggression or over protection, it's better to check with your vet doctor and to consult the dog/cat behaviorist. ...Read more

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How must I prepare an older teen for a new baby?

How must I prepare an older teen for a new baby?

Openly communicate: I would plan a special time to get into a good quiet private conversation about your pregnancy or upcoming pregnancy and explain what you desire or what has happened or what will happen and gently let them know and gain their trust and feedback for the situation. Let them know how special they have been to your and how special the new one will be to them. As for their help. ...Read more

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What feeding supplies will I need for the new baby?

What feeding supplies will I need for the new baby?

Breasts: They provide sterile, warm nourishment that is always available. Your breastfed baby will have fewer upper and lower respiratory illnesses, less diarrhea and be less likely to develop obesity, diabetes and leukemia. Savings per year over formula can be as much as $1500. Finally, the closeness to your child and the oxytocin breastfeeding releases into your system is calming and stress-relieving. ...Read more

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What are some tips for keeping my calm with a new baby?

What are some tips for keeping my calm with a new baby?

Breath deep: Try to understand what's happening and treasure patience, love and understanding, . ...Read more

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What is the correct position for holding a brand new baby?

What is the correct position for holding a brand new baby?

Safely: Holding a baby often comes naturally and the most important part is to support the head as it is heavy and will flop around...So cradling a baby and supporting the head. If holding baby up to your shoulder again our hand sould be available to be sure the head dosn't flop back. ...Read more

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When should I plan to tell my children about the new baby?

When should I plan to tell my children about the new baby?

As you know you have: Starting to prepare your children for a new family addition should be natural. You can guide them through, why the mommy's belly is getting bigger, when you know the gender, you can tell them who is coming to joint them. Develop a role playing of big brothers and sisters and how they will take care of the baby, helping to feed and change the diapers, what they can do to help a mommy with a newbor. ...Read more

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How can we update our will in preparation for our new baby?

How can we update our will in preparation for our new baby?

See a lawyer: It is best to discuss with an attorney who specializes in drafiting wills. Depending on the state in which you live, your estate will not automatically be inherited by your child. You and your partner will also want to clearly state whom will be responsible for the custody of the child. ...Read more

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Is it better to toilet train before or after the new baby comes?

Neither approach: Children train when they are ready not because you tell them it is time.The worst thing you can do is try to force them at any time! if they train when ready, there will be no serious issues whether before or after the newborn comes. ...Read more

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Unpasteurized Milk Products (Definition)

Milk that is pasteurized has undergone a special process of heating that kills harmful bacteria in the milk. Almost all milk that is sold in grocery stores in the United States is pasteurized. Unpasteurized milk (such as milk freshly milked from a cow), may contain bacteria that may be harmful to pregnant ...Read more


Baby Teeth (Definition)

The first teeth which are shed and replaced by permanent teeth. The first primary tooth comes in at about 6 months of age and the 20th and last primary tooth erupts at around 2 1/2 years of age. The primary teeth are replaced beginning usually at about age 6. Also called baby teeth, milk teeth, temporary ...Read more