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Teenage Sister Hold Baby Brother
Depends: "shared family experience" is the primary issue for advocates for older siblings to be present at the birth of a new sibling. Others feel disgusted, with concern that the children might react negatively to the sight of mom going through a rough labor & delivery. Some set the age from 3-5 or older. Individual temperment & personality, rather than age is the key. Check your hospital's policy too. ...Read more
My boyfriend is overweight and i'm at a normal weight, does that mean that my baby will be overweight or big when giving birth? No one in his family or my family is overweight. He is 1 of 5 brothers, and a sister and they are all at a normal weight. My bo
Hi I had a question is it true that a male's sibling can determine the sex of his baby? I heard that if a guy has many brothers or many sisters he would be most likely to have a son or daughter. I heard you have to share a father with the siblings though
No: it is not trueGet a more detailed answer ›
My brother married his cousin sister.nw she is 5mtnh pregnt.Both blood group is b+ve.in this case is there any problem on baby mental growth condition?
Genetics : The issue with marrying someone related to you is the increase risk of genetic conditions. Any genetic diseases or even genes that run in the family have an increased expressing themselves. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I avoid the stomach flu or the stomach virus when my baby sister, younger brother, and older sister have it?
Hand washing : Contact with the virus is what can assist with acquiring it. If you keep things clean, where gloves when cleaning up after your sick siblings and washing your hands regularly esp. If it is after contact with your sibs clothing, bedding or oral care products should minimize your risk if you are caring for them. Limited exposure also should decrease risk. ...Read more
Baby bottle tooth decay and pulling all teeth? My sister and brother-in-law have taken on a two year old that they want to adopt. They took her to the dentist, and the dentist said that she has severe tooth decay in almost all of her teeth, and wants to h
I : I agree with dr funari. I would seek a second opinion with a pediatric dentist because they see more of this on a regular basis. Without x-rays it would be hard to say that all the baby teeth need extracted. I only pull baby teeth if they are infected and unrestorable. If the decay is at or in the nerve i will try to save the tooth with a baby root canal and crown. Sometimes if I have to remove a lot of teeth i try to save at least the back baby molars and canines to maintain the occlusion and ability to chew food. I also try to get the back baby molars by until the sic year molars erupt. To remove all the baby teeth will cause many problems which dr funari mentioned above. If the child is only two you will have to sided that sedation will be needed to treat her. If every tooth has decay it is dental neglect. Please get a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If your sibling has down syndrome, is there a greater risk that your own baby will have down syndrome?
Depends: Two major types of down syndrome: 1. Non-disjunction type related sometimes to older age of the mother; there is no risk to your baby 2. Translocation type meaning one chromosome is attached to another one: yes you could be normal but carry one chromosome on top of the other and pass that to your baby. This is easy to discover by testing your own chromosomes (a blood test). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend is nursing her 7 month old since birth, is the baby safe from a sibling having chickenpox?
Do Not rely on That: Although the baby definitely gets an immunity boost from nursing, it is not a 100% guarantee for protection from specific infections. Thus one should minimize exposure, use good handwashing etc. Also keep in mind, if the nursing mom has not had a varicella (chicken pox) infection, she has no immune factors to pass thru the breast milk to the baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Consanguinity: If the mother and father are closely related, for example siblings, there is a greater chance of genetic disease being found in their offspring. Some estimates are a 31% higher risk for death or serious defect when siblings mate. The risk is considerably less when cousins mate - approximately 1.7-4.4%. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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