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My baby is three weeks old and I am breast-feeding. I use body wash on my nipples in the shower. Could this harm the baby when she feeds by getting it in her mouth?
No: These products are non toxic but likely she will appreciate it, if you rinse off the product. All the best. ...Read more
Shouldn't matter: There are a number of issues that can give rise to premature birth, and those effect the mother having premi babies. It is not transmitted as a genetic trait. That said, an evaluation by an OBGyn at the first sign of pregnancy, along with consistent medical care during pregnancy is the best way to get your best possible outcome. ...Read more
While having a nappy change my baby burped, while lying on her back and vomit ran out her nose and blocked it. What can I do in future for first aid?
Bulb suction: Keeping a bulb suction on your changing table should be all you need - simply suction the secretions from baby's nose when you see them. Good luck! ...Read more
Is it bad for my baby to get my germs? Like if I kiss her or she sticks her hand in my mouth and then her own. She's 4 months old.
Not usually: If you are sick, I would avoid that kind of activity. Otherwise, it's helpful for kids to get inoculated with normal everyday microorganisms. ...Read more
Can a women have a baby if she puts a skinny bottle with sperm in it and put it deep in her vigina and squeeze it in her can she get pregnant ?
It's possible: It is possible with your "bottle inseminator." ...Read more
I had a baby at 16 can my mom choose to not let the father of my baby not see his daughter? I'm against her doing this. It's stressing me out.
No & Yes: You are an emancipated minor having a child of your own.This means legally you make decisions about your child, including who can and can't see her. However, if you are still living at home and she is supporting you, the two of you will have to work out your differences about the involvement of the father. It is her house and her rules. Your other option is move out, but then you lose her help. ...Read more
Mgt: I think it is better to wait until her infection clears up to avoid excessive irritation or a secondary infection. ...Read more
1.When will my baby be able to lift his head? 2. When will my baby roll-over on his stomach? 3. When will my baby start crawling?
See below: Full-term born infant achieves lifting head by 2 months, roll-over by 5 months, and crawling by 7-8 months of age. Slight delay up to a month may occur to your baby since he was a pretermer. ...Read more
My baby 9mo. Always rubs her nose a lot when i'm trying to put her to sleep and when im trying to feed her too...Is this normal?
Nose-rubbing can be: A sign of an itchy nose from food allergies, if there's a strong family history & she has congestion or copious mucus. However, it can also be a self-soothing ritual, which is perfectly fine in infants & young kids. I hope you've established a consistent bedtime & ritual, reading, nursing, brushing her teeth, then putting her to bed drowsy, but awake, so she can self-calm if she night-wakes. ...Read more
At what age can I throw my baby up in the air &catch her again without it being dangerous, my mom did it to her when she was 1 1/2 months, i got scared?
At any age: My concern is would you want your baby to hit the ground at any age? A baby does not have the ability to protect themself from the force of the fall. Do you really want to take the chance that you might not catch her? ...Read more
My mother was born with a hole in her heart. What are the chances it will be passed down to me or my kids?
<3 affects >1 person: Doctors need to know this history when seeing patients. There is an increased risk (generally 3-4%) that offspring will have some type of heart defect if there is a close family member with congenital heart defect. Risk is high enough that special ultrasound imaging of the heart by a cardiologist (for women before pregnancy if possible) and by perinatologist (for 20wk fetus) may be recommended. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My newborn baby girl has hair on her forehead and by her eyebrows. Will this fall off and if so when?
My sister having a baby at bellin health in greenbay wisconsin will they take her baby if her baby come out with THC in her system she 9 months
I delivered my baby facing down while lying on my back is there any problem I may face in future or was the delivery normal to a baby born facing up.
OP: That is called Occiput Posterior position and as long as you did not get a 3rd or 4th degree laceration you should be fine ...Read more
38weeks pregnant,my baby is in postion head down, but she si looking up,how can i help her to turn her head and look down , cuz i wana a vaginal birth?
Vag. birth is likely: The "head down position" or cephalic/vertex at 38 wks improves your chances of a vaginal birth. "Her looking up or looking down" at this time is not of great importance. Her position when you go into labor, not now, may affect the progress of your labor and your chances of giving birth vaginally. Think positive. The odds are in your favor. ...Read more
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