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What Causes Babies To Be Dehydrated
Vomiting, Diarrhea: Although there are other causes of dehydration, such as poor eating or overheating, most cases in the USA result from vomiting and/or diarrhea. Dehydration results when the baby is losing more fluid than she is taking in. Treatment consists of oral rehydration solutions (i.e. Pedialyte) and sometimes IV fluids. If you feel your baby may be dehydrated, call your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
JITTERINESS;: Newborn are normally jittery for sometime, refluxes are brisk, jark with sound, light, simple movement like taping the bed, etc. This is due to immaturity of nervous system, incomplete myelinization of axons, immaturity of neurotransmitters in brain, etc. Other causes: birth asphyxia (less oxygen), insult/injury to brain, poor feeding with low blood glucose, low calcium, maternal drugs, etc. ...Read more
Swallowing air: All humans burp. Its a fact of life. We swallow air along with our food and when we swallow a lot, some of it may come back out in the form of a burp. You only notice in a baby because they arent good at it and so it stands out more dramatically than in older kids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Work backs up : Before delivery mom's body extracts all waste products from baby & allows babies organs to grow & function at minimal levels. At birth, the work switches to baby who must process & recycle hemoglobin from fetus blood so it can be used in regular blood.If there is extra bruising at delivery or a blood incompatibility, there is more work to do. The backup produces the jaundice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal: The stool color is provided by the bile from the liver that is adds to fecal debris.It starts out a deep green & changes thru greens to yellows to browns as the germs in the intestines metabolize the bile.Green generally means the stool in question moved through faster or was subject to less change by gut germs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unknown : The exact trigger is unknown. It is more likely with a first pregnancy, previous overdue pregnancies or if it occurs in your family. The timing of the pregnancy ie summer delivery. Make sure your dates are accurate. If you are over 41 weeks your doctor may want to induce delivery. All the best. ...Read more
Many many causes: It can be environmental, medical, psychological or side effects from medicine or over the counter products. Always do some good sleep hygiene things like, no smoking or caffeinated drinks before sleep, no external stimuli... If those things don't help than see physician for further help. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Common things...: Many things can cause this including anal fissures, an allergy, or something more complicated. If your baby has a bloody bowel movement, this is definitely a reason to make an appointment with the pediatrician. Bring in the bloody diaper as well. Take note of how baby is eating, acting and if there is a fever (best to not check this rectally since we aren't sure where the blood is coming from). ...Read more
Many causes: Whatever prevents a man from being able to have intercourse and ejaculate semen with normal parameters into vagina can lead to male factor infertility. It includea, but is not limited to, erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory dysfunction, low or absent sperm count, low motility, low morphology, endocrine dysfunction, medical comorbidities, meds, drug use, etc. Best to obtain a urological evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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