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Doctor insights on: Old Wives Tales About Baby's Gender

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Navel poped out during pregnancy tells about gender boy or girl?

Navel poped out during pregnancy tells about gender boy or girl?

Normal at some stage: Not all women pop but most do - and no - it does not reveal the gender of the baby. Now, it is easy to determine that for most OBGYN doctors - ultrasound may show the genitals too. But this was just an idea people had. No more. Best wishes for your birth. ...Read more

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Iam Ramakrishna I had married my Sister In Law(my mother's, brother's daughter). So, Is there any problems in our upcoming baby? (its a lov marrige)

Iam Ramakrishna I had married my Sister In Law(my mother's, brother's daughter). So, Is there any problems in our upcoming baby? (its a lov marrige)

Maybe: This is common in many parts of the world and most do fine.However, it is estimated we all carry genes for some metabolic problems/defects and these pass in us because they are balanced by normal genes.If you have babies with a close relative there is a somewhat higher risk of a problem showing one of those defects. ...Read more

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My 22 months old baby boy weighs 11kgs but i don't know his height. What is the normal weight and height of babies at this age?He is very playfull.

My 22 months old baby boy weighs 11kgs but i don't know his height. What is the normal weight and height of babies at this age?He is very playfull.

See below: For his age, 11 kg puts him in the 15th %ile; 15th %ile for height at that age would be 82 cm. Average (50%ile for 22-mo-old is 86 cm and 12.4 kg interactive chart at following site can let u calculate these as needed: http://www.Medcalc.Com/growth/ just fill in the numbers/dates. ...Read more

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Psychological standpoint: can you spoil a baby? 4 mo daughter prefers dad over mom. Normal?

Psychological standpoint: can you spoil a baby? 4 mo daughter prefers dad over mom. Normal?

Get help now: Wow. Please call your therapist immediately. A four month old baby is still learning how to see and hear. She has no intellectual abilities to have a preference. She is four months old. A pure baby. Your reaction to this is extremely worrisome. ...Read more

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Does calcium supliments favors boy baby or girl baby?

Does calcium supliments favors boy baby or girl baby?

Guessing Gender: Calcium supplements are in no way tied to gender selection in pregnancy. Whoever told you this was pulling your leg or being dishonest. There is absolutely no connection. ...Read more

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Im a 45 year old divorcee incestual relationship with my 24 year old son..I, m 4 months pregnant from him, we want the baby.What should we do?

Im a 45 year old divorcee incestual relationship with my 24 year old son..I, m 4 months  pregnant from him, we want the baby.What should we do?

See below: This is an incredibly difficult question to answer from a bioethical point of view and the discussion could take years. From a purely genetics point of view, there are serious potential genetic problems that can arise from a relationship offspring as this, since your son has 50% of your genes. Please see your ob/gyn for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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I 27 year old boy my miss 26 year old 4 year completed in married but no baby no pregnancy?

I 27 year old boy my miss 26 year old 
 4 year completed in married but no baby no pregnancy?

Have you seen a dr?: If you have regular intercourse during the time of the month when your wife is ovulating for one year without conceiving, that is considered a fertility problem. I recommend you see a fertility specialist if possible. The problem could just be with the timing and frequency of sex, but if that is not a problem, then there could be an issue with either or both of you. Sometimes it is simple. ...Read more

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7 month old baby boy has high tempture of 101.1 what can I do?

7 month old baby boy has high tempture  of 101.1 what can I do?

Visit your Peds: I prefer infants less than 1 year of age with a temp > 100.4f to be checked by a pediatrician asap. You might miss some diseases which needed to be treated with antibiotics (such as ear infection, strep throat, pneumonia, sepsis, etc.). Pediatric er doc is ok on weekend. ...Read more

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My baby boy has tay-sachs. Can we retest?

My baby boy has tay-sachs. Can we retest?

?Re-test?: The diagnosis of any life threatening illness in a patient that appears outwardly normal is going to bring initial shock & disbelief to most of us. Additional confirmatory tests by an alternate lab can be arranged for most conditions.Of note, carrier detection in the parents & other 1st degree family members would benefit your extended family. See:www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/taysachs/taysachs.Htm. ...Read more

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We have already one baby girl 4 years old now we want baby boy so give suggestions for have boy............ ?

We have already one baby girl 4 years old now we want baby boy so give suggestions for have boy............  ?

50/50: You will have whatever gender is created when the sperm fertilizes the egg.There is no proven method of getting a boy using timing of intercourse, special rituals, etc. ...Read more

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How do we parent a 15 yr old boy with sociopathic behavior?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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How do we parent a 15 yr old boy with sociopathic behavior?

Sociopath: Clear guidelines and firm limits setting, involve in individual and family counseling, provide modeling and guidance. ...Read more

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My baby is 4 months old & coos & laughs.my friends baby is 3 months and says Dada and mama. Is my baby not hitting his milestones?

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My baby is 4 months old & coos & laughs.my friends baby is 3 months and says Dada and mama. Is my baby not hitting his milestones?

You baby is fine: Your baby is just fine. Your baby is doing exactly what is expected at that age. All babies develop at different rates, so I wouldn't worry at all. Most babies will say mama and Dada between 4-9 months. ...Read more

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My eight year old autistic brother talks to inanimate objects. Is this normal?

My eight year old autistic brother talks to inanimate objects. Is this normal?

Talking to objects: Depending on the severity of your brother's autism, he may not relate to people in a social way. It is not uncommon to relate to inanimate objects and imaginary friends. ...Read more

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Boy 13 years old still. Suck baby bottle is that. Normal?

Boy 13 years old  still. Suck baby bottle is that. Normal?

No, ma'am: Individual psychotherapy with family participation is needed to determine what stresses him & why he is allowed to self-calm with a bottle. Assessment includes family history for psychiatric disorders, parent-child interactions since birth, child's iq, academic & social abilities, teacher reports & a dental exam. Therapists teach more age-appropriate coping skills before ditching the bottle. ...Read more

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My Wilde 22 weeks Pregnatn. Fetal Haeart Rate is 134 bpm. his Boy or Girl Please Healp.

Dr. Al Hegab Dr. Hegab
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My Wilde 22 weeks Pregnatn. Fetal Haeart Rate is 134 bpm. his Boy or Girl Please Healp.

No way to know from: just the heart beat, ultrasound exam would be your best choice possibly bit later in pregnancy ...Read more