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My friend has a normal 5 yr old baby girl....But other 2 pregnancies she had baby boys with brain tumors. The babies died right after. Whts reason?
Unusual: Brain tumors in general are relatively rare in the general population. For there to be two in one family is unusual. She should have some work-up by her neurologist and a geneticist to see if there is some genetic syndrome that puts her and her family at increased risk for brain tumors. ...Read more
Giovanni Morgagni?: Giovanni morgagni is generally considered the father of anatomical pathology -- and may have been first to name the blood vessels around the heart, "coronary." they sit like a "crown" (latin: "coronarius") upon the heart. Morgagni also described "hardening" of these arteries. Many others, of course, have also contributed to the development of these ideas. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not sure why asking: Premature infant can have complications-most of which do not lead to death. Death from prematurity is now becoming very rare. Survival is inversely proportional to gestational age. Most deaths from prematurity are at less than 28 wks. The real at risk group is 23-25 wks gestation. ...Read more
I giv my baby 2 scoops of generic enfamil infant mixed with1 scoop of name brand enfamil AR. Generic scoop looks bigger than than the other, this ok?
Scoop size: The scoops may appear to be of different dimension to your eyes. Why don't you look to see if there is a label impressed into the scoop such as 1 tsp or 1 tbsp. Check the side of the cans of formula. It may be the case that they manufactured it such that they want you to use 2 scoops of the generic formula to reconstitute the liquid formula. They will give the instructions on the side of the can. ...Read more
What is the name of the condition when you cannot tolerate foods with gluten? It was given to babies who were called banana babies.
Celiac disease: Before the 1950s and the identification of wheat gluten as the culprit in celiac disease, the thinking was that people with celiac disease could not properly absorb carbohydrates and/or fat. A doctor by the name of sidney haas in new york city was successfully treating pediatric patients using what came to be known as the “banana diet” which restricted other carbohydrates and fat. ...Read more
My 23mths old & my 9mths old babies are suffering from running nose for quite sometime. Is there any specific name of medicine that can cure it?
Hard to say: Most likely t this age, this is because they have repeated colds one after another. The average kid will have 1-2 colds per month and that makes them appear sick all the time. Especially if they are in daycare or around other kids a lot. Colds medicines are no longer approved in the us. Under 4 yrs old. But, this might also be allergies and can be treated. See your doc for an exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Interesting question: If your only reason for asking is just because you want your kid to be tall, then skip past what I say because it won't help you. If you're asking about food making an infant taller because you're interested in making the infant healthier, follow this link to livestrong: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/69870-kids-grow-taller/. ...Read more
? your kidding right?: The physique of a healthy baby is a bit different from a healthy toddler /kid/adult. They have lax muscles that allow a full saggy belly & seem a bit pudgy with soft rolls. That said, there are also fat babies & they are not healthy. You grow new fat cells in infancy/puberty and pregnancy & an overfed fat baby is likely to face a lifetime of avoidable health problems. Your dr can define the limits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unfortunately NO: Breastmilk is nature's perfect food for babies; formula is not nearly as good. Breastfed babies have better immune function (less infections), less chance of dying in their first year, lower risk of allergies, Type 1 diabetes and obesity and better cognitive development. Moms who breast feed lose more weight, have less depression & breast cancer! PLEASE BREASTFEED! See http://tinyurl. Com/o85tl7j ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Don't know: Interesting question. Why does this interest you? It would be impossible to know as it requires reporting of every incident and that just doesn't happen. And there are many reasons that children are not born...Genetic anomalies, poor placenta, problems with mom, blighted ovums, etc. It has happened for eons and will continue to happen. Nature still affects us. ...Read more