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What are some safety precautions I should take for my newborn baby when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my newborn baby when traveling by car?

Approved car seat: Safe travel with your infant in a car begins with a properly installed, rear-facing approved car seat. For longer rides you will need to plan for frequent stops to feed, move about, etc. You may want to shield your baby from direct sun light and bundle up if it is cold outside. Mirrors which attach to rear windows by suction make it easy for you to check on your baby using the rear view mirror. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Safety (Definition)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching ...Read more


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What precautions do pregnant women with spasticity issues take? On average, would the birth underweight babies? Do they have difficulty carrying?

What precautions do pregnant women with spasticity issues take? On average, would the birth underweight babies? Do they have difficulty carrying?

Need to see mfm: A maternal fetal medicine obstetrician is the physician you need to see. This ob/gyn is fellowship trained in pregnancy in women with significant past medical histories. Depending on what spasticity treatments you use will have an impact on pregnancy in terms of what you can and cannot take in order to have a healthy baby. ...Read more

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What precautions can I take if I have a cold sore and am nursing and looking after my 1.5 month old infant? Worried she will catch it from me :(

What precautions can I take if I have a cold sore and am nursing and looking after my 1.5 month old infant? Worried she will catch it from me :(

Cold Sore-: There is no contraindication to breast feeding if you have a cold sore. It may rather help the baby to get immunity from you through breast milk. Just maintain personal hygiene, cover the sore on your lip or face with petrolatum jelly or similar, clean yourself, wash hands before nursing. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my newborn baby at home?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my newborn baby at home?

Choking: Added to what dr. Ferguson mentioned is the danger of choking. Once the baby is able to reach and grab for items make sure there are no parts that are small enough to choke on ie; buttons, wheels, eyes and magnets. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my two week child when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my two week child when traveling by car?

Car seats!: Properly securing an appropriate car seat is vital to the baby's safety. Safe driving practices are obviously essential too! The size of your vehicle is a factor in car safety as well, but this is not specific to your baby. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 18-24 month old child when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 18-24 month old child when traveling by car?

In car seat strapped: If your wife can travel along side the child its always more reassuring for them, and she can address any need he or she might have while in the car. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 12-15 month old child when traveling?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 12-15 month old child when traveling?

Safety: This is is a good reference. http://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/news-features-and-safety-tips/Pages/Travel-Safety-Tips.aspx ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 2-3 year old child when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 2-3 year old child when traveling by car?

Car seats!: Properly securing an appropriate car seat is vital to the child's safety. Safe driving practices are obviously essential too! ...Read more

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