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What Is The Minimum Age To Put Someone In A Retirement Home
Generally, women who are pregnant may continue to work during their pregnancy. Some women are able to work right up until they are ready to deliver, while others may need to cut back on their work schedule or stop completely before their due date. Whether you can work during your pregnancy or not depends on your health, the health of the baby, and the type of ...Read more
What is the right age for a child to move out of parents home? Is it wrong for a 20 year old to still being living at home. She has a job and helps out but wanted to know if there is an age that is not good for a adult child to live at home. She is planni
When you go to a nursing home and everyone in a chair is in the lobby near the nurses, is that ok?
Not great: If they are there for a short time, ok. If it is all day, they are missing individual and group activities and the lack of such activities can actually cause and not prevent agitated behaviors. ...Read more
Newborn: You may adopt a baby at birth. ...Read more
Tricky question: I hesitate to critique or judge other peoples parenting choices because lord knows it's a difficult job (and someone could write a book about all the ways i'm deficient as a parent). As long as the kids are in a loving home, have food on the table, a roof over the heads, are read to, hugged, listened to and encouraged... Then they'll probably turn out all right... Regardless of nanny. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need advice on what is the the maximum number of live children a woman can give birth to in a year ?
Record likely 8: I believe the "octomom" who delivered 8 living offspring at one time holds the record for births in a single year.Her pregnancy utilized in vitro implantation and lead all to need hospital care. I don't see many wanting to go after that record anytime soon. I believe the doctor who helped her was sanctioned by his professional board. ...Read more
What is the safest/best thing for a newborn to sleep in straight home from the hospital, for the first several months? I am confused with the choices
Newborn sleep: Yes, there indeed are many options for newborns to sleep in. Let me explain what we want, and then choose based on this. The baby needs a firm surface in an uncluttered environment. No bumper pads, pillows or stuffed animals. Ideally, not loose blankets - can place in a sleep sack or newborn sleeper. These can be accomplished with a bassinette, a pack-n-play, a playpen or right into a crib. ...Read more
What is the danger of a 4-year old boy who refused to do a bowel movement in the toilet and will hold it for 4-5 days?
Need advice on what is the the most pain free way for a baby to die if the pregnant mother commits suicide?
Stop! Get Help!: If you're considering suicide, please stop right now and get help! call your physician, go to an er, or call suicide prevention lifeline: 1-800-275-talk (8255). The way you're asking this question indicates you may be seeking the least pain for your baby if you kill yourself. Dr. Ferguson is right that death would be the result for both of you. This is needless, since there is help! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of facility would a dementia patient at the moderate to severe stage be put in, and who pays if not medicaid eliglble?
Each state different: Memory care units are appropriate for those with moderate or severe dementia. The right level of care will decrease the stress for the person with dementia. In the United States, we are all responsible for paying for our living place and that includes those with dementia. Medicaid is available to help those who cannot afford it. Contact your local govt or estate planning attorney for specific into. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Happy Visiting Guide: Guess this depends on what kind of stuff your friend and you would enjoy doing in the past! if they enjoy books, pick up a new book by their favorite author. If they enjoy music, share songs on a portable device. If they like chatting, be there for them. Keep the topics on the positive side! flowers are usually loved. Bring treats for others. If allowed, take your friend for hall walks too! ...Read more
What is considered the number one way for me to have a nutritional diet while living out of town?
Prepackaged meals: Compliment with fresh fruits and vegetables as snacks. ...Read more
Depends: You know how mature and resilient this child or teenager is. Right? If not, talk with a child psychiatrist. ...Read more
Looking to provide care in my home for a disabled elderly parent. What is the best way to find an occasional helper so I can go out?
Im in a country where sadly doctors take advantage of you financially. How can you analyze if someone in a vent is dead. Is there anything I can try?
Is there a politically acceptable way to change from one specialist to another in the same department of a medical clinic?
Go ahead: No professional physician will mind at all if you switch physicians. It is always safe to say you'd like to get a second opinion from another physician. No physician should ever be intimidated by their patient seeking a second opinion from another doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering is a california nursing home contractually obligated to keep a patient for a certain amount of time?
No: However by state regulation under the federal guideline, each nursing home must provide the license for the total number of Medicare and Medicaid beds as well as for the private beds. So for example if the person paid privately but ran out of money and switched to Medicaid. Then depending on the number of Medicaid bed available, this person may have to move another one ...Read more
In psychology, how can I teach a little girl ( which lies always) to understand the value of his body and stay safe from a young age?To prevent from...
Role model: You can assist this young lady by being a good role model. Model healthy behavior in your own relationships with females. Find ways to introduce her to older females who demonstrate healthy boundaries, relationships, and self-worth. You can talk all you want, but unless she can actually see positive female role models, you may be facing an uphill battle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the recovery time after getting a pacemaker? At the end of this week, I am planning to have the procedure to place a pacemaker inside of me to keep my heart in check. What is the expected recovery time? Are there any special consideration me or my
Usually short: Most patients have the procedure as an outpatient or with a single overnight stay. There is often a restriction on arm movement and weight bearing for the arm on the side the device is placed which may be up to 6 weeks. You should check with the physician performing the procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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