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When will my baby start responding to his name?

When will my baby start responding to his name?

Usually by 9 months: Most babies should respond regularly to their own name around 9 months. They are probably not doing much talking at this age, but you should hear a lot of babbling. Most babies are saying "dada" or "mama" at this age, but it may not be specific for you. ...Read more

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How can anencephaly babies respond when they have no brain?

How can anencephaly babies respond when they have no brain?

Primitive Reflexes: Such babies have brain stems, but lack the higher cortex. Without the brain stem they wouldn't breath and their hearts wouldn't beat. The brain stem accounts for primitive reflexes, which I have seen people mistake for a conscious response. ...Read more

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What is toxoplasma? If cats cause it then how are doctors responding to my question about cats being around babies by yes ??!!!

What is toxoplasma? If cats cause it then how are doctors responding to my question about cats being around babies by yes ??!!!

Confusing: I understand your confusion. Toxoplasmosis is a parasite in cat feces. It is very dangerous to the fetus if the mother contracts the illness while pregnant. However, after the child is born and is otherwise healthy, toxoplasmosis does not cause much harm. Illness is mild and treatable in healthy children and adults. So you can keep your cat even with young children. ...Read more

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If a murmur is found in an unresponsive cardiac arrest 5 week old infant, does that mean he still has a heart beat? My 5 week old son died on november 18th and i woke to find him not breathing or responding and he was a little pale.. The emt's and the doc

If a murmur is found in an unresponsive cardiac arrest 5 week old infant, does that mean he still has a heart beat? My 5 week old son died on november 18th and i woke to find him not breathing or responding and he was a little pale.. The emt's and the doc

I : I am so sorry for your tragic loss. Are you sure that the doctors didn't mean that he had a murmur in the past and that he was in asystole when the you found him? If this is important for you to know, i'd hope your son's pediatrician would be able to clarify the situation for you. ...Read more

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Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Giovanni Morgagni?: Giovanni morgagni is generally considered the father of anatomical pathology -- and may have been first to name the blood vessels around the heart, "coronary." they sit like a "crown" (latin: "coronarius") upon the heart. Morgagni also described "hardening" of these arteries. Many others, of course, have also contributed to the development of these ideas. ...Read more

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Why do some babies end up dying?

Why do some babies end up dying?

Different reasons: There are a variety of reasons that babies pass away. Prematurity, infection, genetic causes are some of the many possibilities. ...Read more

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When does infant immunity develop?

When does infant immunity develop?

Immediately: It starts immediately after birth, but then continues up to ages 6-8 years of age. ...Read more

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When do babies start to eat regularly?

When do babies start to eat regularly?

6 months: Most pediatricians recommend starting cereal (i advise using whole grain cereal) first at 4 months of age. Start with one or two tablespoons twice a day. By 6 months, most babies eat solids 3 times a day, gradually increasing the amount and variety. You may have to offer a new food 10 times before the baby willingly accepts the new taste or texture. ...Read more

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Up until what age can women have babies?

Up until what age can women have babies?

Until ovulatn stops: Women can ovulate from just prior to the first period until well into their 50's. The chance of pregnancy per ovulation depends on sexual activity, fertility of the egg & sperm & any other health factors that arise. ...Read more

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How much physical activity do babies need?

As much as they want: Babies are great at deciding how much exercise they need! keep them safe and let them roam. You will see cues when they are tired. ...Read more

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