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Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Way To Prevent Movement Of My Baby At Night

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What is the best way to prevent movement of my baby at night?

What is the best way to prevent movement of my baby at night?

Depends on the age: Newborns typically like being bundled. Wrapping burrito-style in a thin blanket (or purchasing a sleep sack that has a velcro closure) helps keep them confined and comfortable. As babies start to roll, they enjoy moving around. Take the bumpers and any loose bedding or other potential airway obstructions out of the crib! ...Read more

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What's the best way to prevent infant from contracting influenza virus ?

What's the best way to prevent infant from contracting influenza virus ?

Influenza: If the infant is at least 6 months old, getting the flu shot will be the best protection. Other ways include non-exposure to a flu case, hand washing prior to handling the infant, wearing of masks by caretakers and breastfeeding. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to prevent movement in a broken bone?

What are the best ways to prevent movement in a broken bone?

Immobilization: There are many ways to immobilize a broken bone. Most commonly is a cast, using a plaster or fiberglass cast to the entire length of the involved bone, including the joints above and below the break. Other ways include "internal fixation" where a metal plate or rod is placed either in or on the bone. Lastly is external fixation, where a bar is on the outside of the body attached w/ pins & screws. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to prevent sudden infant death syndrome?

What are the best ways to prevent sudden infant death syndrome?

Back to sleep: Number one measure is to place your baby on her back when sleeping always until she is at least 9 months. Other measures include keeping room temperature comfortably cool, not smoking and placing on a firm baby mattress bed without any side bumpers, pillows, heavy sheets or stuffed animals. ...Read more

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What is the best way to prevent baby bottle tooth decay?

What is the best way to prevent baby bottle tooth decay?

Follow One Rule: Never put a child to bed at nap-time or night-time with a bottle containing anything other then plain water. If they are getting enough nutrition during the day while they are awake they don't need anything extra at nap-time and night-time. ...Read more

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Which condition/disorder would prevent movement in legs (besides paraplegia)?

Which condition/disorder would prevent movement in legs (besides paraplegia)?

Not sounding good: If someone can't move their legs it would be a nerve problem from the spine or a brain problem from a stroke it would be an emergency if just happening, there could also be a significant infection in the spine or a blood flow problem to the spine or a bleed in the spine or brain. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how monitoring fetal movement prevent stillbirth?

Can you tell me how monitoring fetal movement prevent stillbirth?

Kick Counting: Fetal movement is reassuring. Babies that are in trouble stop moving, usually awhile before they are at risk of stillbirth. Monitoring fetal movement is a way to make sure that baby is doing well without hooking you up to a fetal monitor. If your monitoring indicates that baby isn't moving enough, you can go to the hospital for electronic fetal monitoring. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What could be the problem and what all can I do to have a normal bowel movement and prevent this from happening again?

What could be the problem and what all can I do to have a normal bowel movement and prevent this from happening again?

Try these: Ideally we should have a bowel movement/ bm everyday to flush out the toxins in our stool. But with some people, their average bm is every few days. Drinks lots of liquids, eat more fiber fruits and veggies, take some stool softeners & laxatives if you're constipated every now and then, get more exercise. Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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How do retainers prevent underbite from relapsing after ortho? I know they prevent movement within the arch but how do they prevent bad bite relapse?

How do retainers prevent underbite from relapsing after ortho? I know they prevent movement within the arch but how do they prevent bad bite relapse?

Orthodontics: If you've been treated adequately by a skilled Orthodontist, he/she can discuss these issues with you better on a one to one basis, rather than a simple answer over the internet. If you have not seen an Orthodontist, find one and discuss treatment options, prognosis, limitations and retention afterwards. ...Read more

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My lunate bone keeps getting "stuck" according to my physio which causes pain and restricts my movement. How do I prevent this from happening ?

My lunate bone keeps getting "stuck" according to my physio which causes pain and restricts my movement. How do I prevent this from happening ?

Could be a problem: The lunate only gets "stuck" if there has been a severe injury to the ligaments that keep it in place. This would need to be corrected surgically. You need to see a hand surgeon to get a proper examination. If your therapist is skilled enough to diagnose a lunate problem, he or she should be able to refer you to a good hand surgeon as well. ...Read more