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When will my baby be able to transfer objects between hands?

When will my baby be able to transfer objects between hands?

7-9 months: Most babies at this age develop improved hand eye co-ordination and start transferring objects from one hand to another or directly to their mouths. I think the earliest they could do it is about six months. ...Read more

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Can weed be harmful to an infant if second hand smoked?

Can weed be harmful to an infant if second hand smoked?

Yes.: Infants should not be exposed to marijuana smoke. It has been shown that marijuana can impair brain development, and this applies to second-hand marijuana smoke as well. ...Read more

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Thc second hand smoke harm babies?

Thc second hand smoke harm babies?

Yes: Second hand smoke can harm anyone's health, and children and infants are particularly sensitive to the effects of second hand smoke (development of asthma, prone to respiratory viruses, etc.). ...Read more

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What is a common hand, foot and mouth disease in babies?

What is a common hand, foot and mouth disease in babies?

Fever/spots/pain: Hfm is a viral gut infection. Some kids can have it & run a brief temperature & never show other symptoms. Some have fever, localized spots on their wrists & nothing else. Some have terrible mouth sores, spots on wrists/forearms/legs feet & around the bottom & have cramping & loose stools. So fever, loose stools &cramps, amount & location of blisters seem to be the main variables. ...Read more

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What month are babies is suppose to find there hands?

What month are babies is suppose to find there hands?

Four months: To mommyoftwokids, by four months of age babies are beginning to find their hands and become very interested at this new body part. This is also the time when babies begin to bring their hands together. ...Read more

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What can cause orange hands in an infant?

What can cause  orange hands in an infant?

See below: I often see some orange tint in the skin of infants that eat a lot of orange and yellow vegetables. It is from the beta carotene. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a babies hands/feet and lups are purple?

What does it mean if a babies hands/feet and lups are purple?

Normal in newborns: Newborns will have purle hands and feet and around the mouth can be a little purple. Truly purple lips and mouth need to be evaluated. Acrocyanosis is the technical name ofr the purple hands and feet and it improves with time. ...Read more

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Can babies get blood blisters on their hands?

Can babies get blood blisters on their hands?

Possible, but...: There are many things that mimic "blood blisters" that would appear on a baby's hand. First thing that comes to mind is a developing hemangioma. These are collections of blood vessels under the skin that enlarge over the first months of life. Also, babies can have sucking blisters where they essentially give themselves hickies from sucking on their hands. Ask pediatrician to take a look. ...Read more

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Are crib bumpers really unsafe for babies? Are the breathable mesh options safer? I'm worried about her getting her hands stuck if i don't use one.

Are crib bumpers really unsafe for babies? Are the breathable mesh options safer? I'm worried about her getting her hands stuck if i don't use one.

Crib safety: Any bumper is unsafe. You want as little as possible in your child's crib to reduce suffocation hazards. Pillows should also be avoided. Here is a video from the consumer product safety commission about crib safety tips: http://www.Cpsc.Gov/safety-education/safety-education-centers/cribs/. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use hand sanitizer on babies?

Is it ok to use hand sanitizer on babies?

No: Hand sanitizer is mostly alcohol and remember babies tend to put their hand in their mouth, and they can also absorb the alcohol from thier skin. Alcohol irritates the delicate skin of babies. In most instances soap and water will do just fine to clean little hands. If you must use it put it on your hands first and then apply to your babys hands. Always read warning labels on any product you use! ...Read more

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Is hand sanitizer safe to use around babies, even getting some on the babies?

Is hand sanitizer safe to use around babies, even getting some on the babies?

Wash your hjands: Besides alcohol, the santizers have other chemicals. Best to wash hands properly. ...Read more

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Do all babies who are exposed to hand, foot and mouth syndrome always get sick?

Do all babies who are exposed to hand, foot and mouth syndrome always get sick?

No: As with any exposure to virtually any infection ever, the one exposed does not always get sick, including infants. Many factors come into play, including the degree of exposure and the competence of the immune system of the one exposed. With many infections, symptoms become apparent within 2-4 days of the exposure. If you are concerned about your baby's health, let your pediatrician know. ...Read more

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Ate asiago cheese. Its a hard cheese but sources say it's not pasteurized. Label didn't say. Infant in the house. What if we didn't wash hands well?

Ate asiago cheese. Its a hard cheese but sources say it's not pasteurized. Label didn't say. Infant in the house. What if we didn't wash hands well?

Cheese: If you or your baby are not ill do not worry. Life vp can be full of what ifs. Sterility around children may be the cause of more asthma and allergies because they are never exposed to anything. My favorite picture of me as a child is sitting out in the yard as a 6 month old eating a dirt clod. Of course life in the late 50's was a lot different. I survived, do the best you can. ...Read more

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Is it normal if an infant is running a high temp for their hands n feet to turn ice cold for the duration of the fever? And why

NO not normal: An infant running a "high temp" should be seen to determine the etiology. I would recommend calling your health care provider and reporting this. ...Read more

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