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When Is It Safe To Have Someone Try And Turn My Baby
After 36 weeks: Patients who have completed 36 weeks of gestation are preferred candidates for external cephalic versions (turn the baby, if not head down). Generally, spontaneous versions are likely to have taken place by 36 completed weeks. If done prematurely, babies can revert back to breech. Also, if complications arise during an attempted version, emergency delivery of a term infant can be accomplished. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 28 weeks pregnant and baby is still not in head down position does she still have time to turn and wgen she does will I feel it and be able to tell?
Yes and no: There is plenty of time for the baby to assume the proper position. You may not be able to tell after a big shift if the baby is in the right position but a quick look at the doctors office with the ultrasound will tell the story. ...Read more
No problem: Any position you are comfortable in is safe for your baby! ...Read more
My baby is in the breech position, what can I do to get my baby to turn? I’m 30 weeks pregnant and my baby is in the breech position. I really want to have a vaginal birth. Is there anything i can do to help my baby turn?
Moxibustion: Wow, dr. Ranklin provided an excellent response. I just wanted to reinforce the information she presented about moxibustion. You can check this site for more information: http://www.Pregnancy.Com.Au/birth-choices/breech-birth/moxibustion-for-breech-presentation.Shtml. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it possible for my baby to get shaken baby syndrome while in womb? During pregnancy? People tend to shake my belly to try to get my baby to move
I am pregnant. Is it ok to allow my dog to "kiss" (lick?) my face/lips like I have in the past, or is this unsafe?
Dog love: I think this is safe. Long live dog love! ...Read more
My baby is 3 months old.She is not doing firm potty it is like water and these days when she do it she has to push it hard. We can see from her face.
My newborn is chocking up every time i breastfeed her. Very scary, is anything i can do to make it easier and better for her until she'll learns?
I am going to have a urinary catheter when I deliver my baby in about an hour does it hurt to push when it is in and what is it for ?
I've applied Icy Hot to my lower back; is it safe to use while breastfeeding my 10-week old and if not, when do I need to "pump and dump" it out?
Yes: General rule= anything OTC you apply to your skin like lotions/ointments/etc. are not absorbed in a quantity that would enter the blood and affect the breast milk. The only exception would prescription medicinal patched with transfer agents that are designed to carry meds through the skin (nicoderm/BC patches). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Caution for 2mo: Babies are gifted with much of mom's immunity @ birth which provides some protection.They are also exposed to germs @ birth that may wait to cause problems for weeks, some of which cause serious illness. If baby develops a fever in the first 6-8 wks, they are often hospitalized for tests & rx.Keeping them away from sick people can help u avoid a hospital stay.Going out is fine in healthy settings. ...Read more
My daughter is 3 yrs old and im trying to figure out if there is something wrong. She always has to hold a spoon or an object similar to that and she will stand there and shake it real fast and stare at it and make noises while doing that. She is very ver
I : I don't know the reason that your daughter does this. Sometimes children with autism spectrum disorders can exhibit behaviors like this. Other behaviors could include repeating the same phrases or words over and over. They may rock back and forth or show other repetitive behaviors. I would ask your pediatrician about this. It may not be abnormal but worth asking about. ...Read more
It is uncomfortable to close my legs or cross them. When i poke my testes it has a pain. Will i be able to father children?
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
My friend was wondering if smoking pot while pregnant can cause harm to the baby and or get her child taken away i told her it isn't good is it or not?
Yes to both: Pot use during pregnancy is linked to smaller baby head size.A link to later learning problems is controversial but likely. In my state, if they suspect & test, they will find the drug. Baby would go to foster care and mom would be charged with child endangerment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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