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What Exercises Are Dangerous For The Baby
Contact sports: Any exercise or sport with a high risk of falls or direct belly contact should be avoided. Step classes are tricky during pregnancy as it can be difficult to see the step over a growing belly and falls are common. Mountain biking, skiing, surfing, snowboarding, and soccer are all examples of high-risk sports. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some think so: Obgyns begin to worry that the uterus may have more likelihood of spontaneous rupture in late pregnancy or labor after several c sections. This is a catastrophic event & one worth concern as both mom & baby can be lost. That said, i scrubbed in on a mom's 5th decades ago. I would discuss this with your OB & see if they worry more for some than others. ...Read more
Lift weights: Most people have the wrong idea about losing weight. Believe it or not, the best way to lose weight in terms of exercise is actually to lift weights. Here's why: when you lift weights, you build muscle. This muscle is highly active tissue. It burns calories 24/7/365. So when you have more muscle, you burn more calories, and you will find it easier to lose weight. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Its not: Vaccines have been so successful that your grandparents were the last generation suffering from many of the diseases they prevent. Since they survived & never faced the epidemics with their own kids, they are easy prey for the playboy playmates& fraud based research that call them into question.Vaccine haters have caused preventable death rates to climb in the us, skip & your kid may be next. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is sleeping in contacts dangerous? Or do they just irritate & dry out? I sleep with them to be alert in the middle of the night to care for my infant
Yes: Children are generally tested for lead exposure at 12 months and again at 5 years. Houses built before 1950 generally have lead paint and if you live in one its a good idea to test the walls for lead exposure. Babies, especially when they become mobile, will eat paint chips and even a little lead may build up over time and can cause problems. Make sure your dr knows the age of your house. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My 4 year old's toys are dangerous for babies. How can I keep our baby safe without banishing his sister?
Better choices: Fortunately, manufacturers know there may be problems when there are older children in the family. They now make toys that are great for the 4 year old older child, yet not harmful to the younger child. Look for purchasing safer toys initially. Also helpful is to put the older child in charge (with parental supervision) in purchasing toys. That way the older child will help with the safety. ...Read more
Follow-up W/ Doctor: Your son's age, specific details not given. Thinning of cortex indicates decrease in structures important to kidney function; associated with lower urinary tract disorders in 50% of cases; is 1.5 times more common in males; can be associated w/ congenital anomalies of other organs in 30%. More info needed to formulate any conclusions about your son's prognosis. Follow-up w/ your doctor for answers ...Read more
Is using ventolin nebules 2.5mg dangerous for 3 months babies? When they have lots of mucus? Using short term would the child get ashma?
As prescribed: Never use this or any medication if it is not prescribed for your child and he is under close observation. Albuterol like any medication has side effects and may decrease potassium in the blood and may increase your heart rate to much. Also remember babies can not mobilize secretions well and you must suction the nose with saline drops. If the baby has any sign of difficulty breathing, go to er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the defensive spray from skunks or any other animal dangerous for my infant to touch? Dog got sprayed by something and spread oils in house.
Call poison control: If you were in my office, I would call Poison Control at 1 800 222-1222 for the best information pertinent to your particular situation. They often need a little more information than what you've provided here to make the best recommendation, and if you call them, they can find out what they need to know. Depending on the details, there may be some concerns about eyes, or breathing. ...Read more
Can you please tell me why it'ssuddenly dangerous to give an infant cold medicine, yet safe to pump them full of vaccines?
Very different: Vaccines allow the immune system to build up a natural protection against certain infections to avoid getting sick in the first place. Benefits:great.Risks: small. Because of routine vaccinations, it is uncommon to hear of a child dying of childhood illnesses; a few generations back, it was all too common. Cold medicines only treat symptoms and can have side effects. Risks can outweigh benefits. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I know toxoplasmosis is dangerous for fetus/pregnancy. But what happens to an infant if they are infected with toxoplasmosis?
Thallium dipyridamole stress test with the radioactive chemical given is it true that it is dangerous to be near babies and children after procedure?
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