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Sids Premature Delivery
For a preemie if it was 2 months old but 4 weeks early is the risk for sids go by their age from when they are born or their original due date?
Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more
My daughter is over 3 months but 4 weeks early so 10 weeks and im so afraid of sids but with preemies does sids go by their age or gestational age?
What to do if I have psoriassis and I'm sapose to start giving myself humara shots,has anyone had bad sid effects?
12 months: This is by definition. In my forensic pathology practice, most "sids" cases that i see have occurred in an unsafe sleep environment. Historically, many have been missed homicides, and a pathologist will always want to rule out everything from having been fed raw honey (botulism) to being born without sweat glands to mutated ion channels in the heart. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
All babies are : We don't know exactly what causes sids (sudden infant death syndrome), so we can't know for sure which babies may be safe from it. (if any.) we do know some things increase the risk of sids, like smoke exposure, sleeping on tummies or sides, too soft bedding, use of pillows, maternal smoking while pregnant, overheating, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If im on androgel I have no sid effects senc 4 y es all my test there are fine do well I have aby kind of risk?
Suppression: Unusual that an individual was started on trt at the age of 44. There is no specific risk if your treatment was appropriately implemented, other than infertility (by way of "-" feedback inhibition, if you had normal spermatogenesis at age 44). Your follow-up test should include a hct and cholesterol: while trt should put you at your "usual" chol risk, erythrocytosis can make your blood "thicker". ...Read more
High until 12 months: Sudden infant death syndrome risk is very high from months 2-4 and tapers off until 12 months. It is best to practice safe sleeping habits. No pillows, stuffed animals or thick blankets in the crib with the baby. Always put your child to sleep on their back and never with a bottle. Do not allow your baby to sleep with other persons in the bed as there is a risk of rolling over and smothering. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
True cause unknown: Although studied in detail for years, the true origin of sids is unknown. Population studies have shown factors that increase the risk: belly sleeping or side sleeping(they fall on their belly), multiple birth, smoker in home, poverty, etc. The "back to sleep " program that started in ~1992 has resulted in a 40% drop in sids in some populations in the us. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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