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Safe Gently Throw Baby Air Catch
No: It is not safe to throw a child in the air and catch them. The vertebral blood vessels are fragile and when they come down as you catch them it causes a small snap in the neck that can tear these vessels. It is fine to lift them in the air to give that buoyant sensation as long as you do not release the child. Be aware of any head snapping back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
At what age can I throw my baby up in the air &catch her again without it being dangerous, my mom did it to her when she was 1 1/2 months, i got scared?
At any age: My concern is would you want your baby to hit the ground at any age? A baby does not have the ability to protect themself from the force of the fall. Do you really want to take the chance that you might not catch her? ...Read more
I washed husband's shirt with my babies clothes. He had left a ginseng pill in his pocket and broke open. Do I need to throw my babies clothes away?
Not necessarily: Your baby's clothes should be fine to wear after they have been laundered again. ...Read more
Wen 2 introduce baby pacifier n wen 2 throw it away, 2 njoy more pros than cons?I read d pros n cons over internet. Or is it gud not 2 use pacifier?
Pacifiers help: Reduce sids and satisfy babies' need to suck. As they get older, they become a type of security blanket. There are recommendations not to start them before breast milk is established. I have never seen a pacifier interfere with breast feeding, so starting as young as you want is fine. The oldest they should have one is when it starts to misshape the teeth. That is usually from 2-4 years. ...Read more
Depends....: On how long ago you pumped it. Breast milk stored in a deep freeze can be used for up to six months. Once it's defrosted, treat it like you would any other milk; don't leave it out too long, keep it refrigerated, and use it as quickly as possible. ...Read more
When women hav miscarriages how do the baby come out?Do women have surgery?What happens to the baby when its removed(do doctors throw it somewhere)?
See below: Usually the mother completely expels the products of conception without any aid. If the surgeon has to remove any left over products they are sometimes sent for genetic testing (discussed with mother) otherwise the products are disposed of as medical waste. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby is two months and has had diarreah for 7 days he eats but still has diarreah. He does not throw up.?
Happy? Fever?: Diarrhea can occur from diet or infection most commonly in this age group. Was there a recent change in feedings? Are you nursing? If so, has your diet changed? Have you or others in your family been sick? Watch the baby's urinre output, temperature and general activity. If he gets lethargic, gets fever or doesn't feed well, call your pediatrician. ...Read more
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