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When Is It Safe To Stop Using A Baby Monitor
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.
: For those who are truly anxious, i can imagine that a monitor can prevent one from "checking on" a baby too frequently "just to be sure". To be clear, this problem will need to be dealt with at some point, but in the meantime a monitor may help the baby escape some of the consequences of the anxiety. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Personal Choice: It is important to know that monitors have not been shown to reduce risk of sids in babies. Turning off your monitor will have no impact on your babies sids risk. Risk reduction for sids includes breastfeeding, back sleeping in a "relatively" cool room ( 68 better than 75 degrees) without a hat. Your baby's sids risk takes a steep dive at 6 months of life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Some parents like the convenience, but it's definitely not necessary. Babies are often sleeping in the same room as their parents for the first few months, so a baby monitor is not needed at night. The monitors are not protective for the baby (we've had healthy babies for a lot longer than we've had baby monitors), they just allow the parent a measure of comfort if they are in a separate room. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you really need?: For quality-look it up online. BUT why do you need a monitor? Many young parents get too anxious about their newborn and respond to every noise-training infant to expect parents to appear on notice! Most infants will do just fine the old fashioned way. Sleeping in their crib by themselves. If you have fed and changed baby-it is time for them to sleep-unattended. ...Read more
Apologize: Apologize if it caused any embarrassment and then keep your masturbation to your own place where you know you have privacy. Don't obsess about this. Chances are they have done this often in their life - just probably not on audio. We all realize it is a natural and totally normal thing to do. And it's certainly better than getting a prostitute or worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clean versus sterile: All dishes, cups, and silverware should always be 'sterile' or at least cleaned in hot water with soap. No eating should be done, regardless of age, from unclean dishes, glasses or silverware. I do not understand the question. Hot water suffices to clean or 'sterilize' the eating utensils we use as humans whether we are babies or adults. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take sam-e supplement if one is taking Prozac (fluoxetine) for anxiety? What is the best time to take it and things to monitor while using it.
SAM-e: There have been at least 2 controlled studies using sam-e with ssri's in treatment resistant depression: http://tinyurl.Com/n7fzc6n and http://tinyurl.Com/kctotz4 in both of these, the addition of sam-e to the ssri improved depression, and resulted in no reports of serotonin syndrome when combining same with ssri's. The combination can be safe, but your doctor should follow carefully. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Holter monitor rebuts says 12057 SV Ectopic heartbeat over 24 hours ,is it safe to do exercise ? My doctor says not to worry about the extra beats,
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