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What is the survival rate of premature babies?

What is the survival rate of premature babies?

10-99 %: It really depends on how premature they are. With every week they stay inside the mom, their stay in the intensive care unit goes down by several weeks and their survival rates rise significantly. ...Read more

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Do babies with caudal regression syndrome survive long?

Do babies with caudal regression syndrome survive long?

Depends: Usually not to long, but some mild cases have survived. ...Read more

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What is the survival rate of infant with encephalitis?

What is the survival rate of infant with encephalitis?

Encephalitis: The survival rate is based on the type of infection and how quickly it is treated and then the response to the antibiotics. With present day treatments and early intervention the results of survival have surprising good. ...Read more

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Can an infant survive shaken baby syndrome?

Can an infant survive shaken baby syndrome?

Yes: Many fairly severe head injuries in children are recoverable. Current research suggests that the brain has remarkable ability to recover and is considered to be more and more "plastic" than we previously thought. ...Read more

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How many percent do babies of patients that have undergone myectomy will deliver at term or survive?

How many percent do babies of patients that have undergone myectomy will deliver at term or survive?

50-60%: "pregnancy rates following myomectomy, both via laparoscopy and laparotomy, are in the 50-60% range, with most having good outcomes." curr opin obstet gynecol. 2006 aug;18 (4):402-6. ...Read more

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How do anencephaly babies survive when they have no brain?

How do anencephaly babies survive when they have no brain?

See below: They have a brain stem, which will control breathing and heart rate. ...Read more

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Survival possibility of b positive father and o negative mother babies?

Survival possibility of b positive father and o negative mother babies?

Seldom a problem: With regular prenatal care this combination is seldom a problem. The bigger threat is unrecognized rh sensitization/ reaction in baby & preventive care using Rhogam during and after pregnancy if needed has dropped the frequency of rh disease significantly. B to o issues occasionally cause a moderate jaundice problem that needs monitoring but I've never seen one produce a major problem. ...Read more

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Can babies with cystic hygroma survive long?

Can babies with cystic hygroma survive long?

Yes.: This is a congenital multiloculated lymphatic lesion that can arise anywhere. It is classically found in the left posterior triangle of the neck, and contains large cyst like cavities withy watery fluid. This is benign, but a lethal version, cowchock wapner kurtz syndrome, causes cystic hygroma, lymphedema and cleft palate. This can be seen in adults, and people can live normal lives. ...Read more

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I'm 5 weeks 6 days, we did a vaginal ultrasound today and the babies heart rate was 73. Is there any hope my baby will survive?

I'm 5 weeks 6 days, we did a vaginal ultrasound today and the babies heart rate was 73. Is there any hope my baby will survive?

Ultrasound: Did they ask for you to have a repeat ultrasound in a week or two? The ultrasound that you describe above really was very early and would be best to have repeated. ...Read more

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I had an ultrasound today at 8 weeks 3 days pregnant, the babies heart rate was 172 bpm is this normal? And a good sign of survival?

I had an ultrasound today at 8 weeks 3 days pregnant, the babies heart rate was 172 bpm is this normal? And a good sign of survival?

Normal HR: Normal heart rate at around 8 weeks. A normal HR at 8 weeks is a good sign but is not a good predictor of long term issues/survival. Take good care of yourself and work with your OB/GYN closely over the coming months and ask lots of questions. A new baby is an both an exciting and scary time. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do babies contract e coli?

E coli are every: Where. E coli are part of our enviornment and are present in many foods and tap water. ...Read more

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My 4 months babies electrophoresis report is hb a2=2.4, hb a=4.2, hb f=68.4, hb e=25.How much severe?

My 4 months babies electrophoresis report is hb a2=2.4, hb a=4.2, hb f=68.4, hb e=25.How much severe?

NEED CONSULT HEMATOL: You to consult a pediatric hematologist about the above blood test as it suggest the baby may have e/beta thalassemia which is a genetic condition more common in suouth east asia
it can be mild condition with normal hemoglobin 9to12 grm/dl
or severe with hemoglobin 6to8grm/dl
please discuss with his pediatrician and consult a pediatric hematologist and you and your husband needs to tested as well. ...Read more

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My 4 months babies electrophoresis report is hb a2=2.4, hb a=4.2, hb f=68.4, hb e=25. Is iron based foods harmful for her?

My 4 months babies electrophoresis report is hb a2=2.4, hb a=4.2, hb f=68.4, hb e=25. Is iron based foods harmful for her?

Possibly: As I indicated in my previous post to you, your child has hemoglobin e / beta+ thalassemia. Some patients like your child will have problems with iron overload, even if they are not chronically transfused. For those patients, excess iron in the diet can be harmful. Please see a doctor with knowledge about hemoglobin e / beta+ thalassemia. ...Read more

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How do I manage two babies?

How do I manage two babies?

With love and care: Tough to say the least, but with love and care it can be done. Many woman have cared for 2, 3, 4 babies etc. It is certainly harder than caring for just one. If you feel overwhelmed, make sure you discuss with friends and family, or your dr. And get support if needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to care an infant baby?

How to care an infant baby?

You serious??????: This site is not a chat room and the 400 character limit for each answer can never cover a complete answer. There are thousands of books available on the subject. A good site for general info is HealthyChildren. Org. If you have a specific question for this site, provide background info and ask a specific question. We cannot see uploads or questions you asked in the past. ...Read more

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Why do babies come out early?

Why do babies come out early?

Many causes: Babies can deliver before term due to many causes. Illness in the mother, teen pregnancy, short interval between pregnancies, smoking, maternal trauma, structural problems with the cervix or uterus, alcohol use during pregnancy, maternal diabetes, other chronic illnesses. About 50 percent of the time no cause is apparent. ...Read more

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When do babies began to crawl?

When do babies began to crawl?

7-10 months: Development of gross motor skills like crawling vary from baby to baby. They can also be affected by things like prolonged illness, prematurity, any congenital bone or joint problems, weight of infant. That all being said, the typical time is between 7 and 10 months of age. This is just one skill that we assess in looking at a baby's skills. And yes, I have seen occasional baby who skips crawling. ...Read more

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Why are some babies born early?

Why are some babies born early?

Million $ question: Drugs, alcohol, high blood pressure, and sometimes no good reason. The best prevention is good prenatal care, attention to diet, sleep and stress, managing any underlying illnesses beforehand. Avoid smoke, exposure to infections. Take good care of the mother! ...Read more

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Are babies born from art normal?

Are babies born from art normal?

There are risks: Assisted reproductive technology increases the risk for prematurity and low birth weight (as well as other factors) mainly because of the higher rate of twins and triplets etc. My neonatology colleagues are kept quite bust caring for very small babies from reproductive technology. There may also be an increased risk for birth defects due to so called epigenetic effects. ...Read more

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Must my infant's diet include fat?

Must my infant's diet include fat?

Best infant diet: The diet custom tailored for the human infant is breast milk, which certainly contains the fats needed for healthy growth and development. ...Read more

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What 9 months infant can eat please?

What 9 months infant can eat please?

Your food: 9 month-olds can eat what you eat with a few exceptions. No honey. The only milk they should drink is breast milk or baby formula. Their food needs to be mashed to avoid choking. Try to avoid low-calorie and low-fat foods, because they need calories to grow. ...Read more

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Having babies with your second cousin?

Having babies with your second cousin?

Not as bad as 1st: It is estimated that each of us are born carrying 3-4 recessive genes that can produce a metabolic problem if they show up in a newborn. (cf, sickle cell, others) pregnancies between closely related people are more likely to see these come out. As second cousins you are less likely than first to have this happen, but are not immune to the issue. ...Read more

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How do I know if I can't ha ve babies?

How do I know if I can't ha ve babies?

Fertility: This, first would be very unusual, but is found with specific testing done by the fertility clinic or by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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How can I find out if I can have babies?

How can I find out if I can have babies?

Can I have Babies?: The best way is to try and get pregnant; of course, when you want a baby. I am not a fan of invasive or expensive tests just to see if pregnancy is possible since 90% of people are fertile. Fertility goes down as women get older. If you are in your 30s and trying to decide how much time you have, the we do have tests that can give you a sense of your egg quality (these are non-invasive). See doc:). ...Read more

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How to increase the weight of an infant?

How to increase the weight of an infant?

Your pediatrician: Will want to assess your infant for genetic & other medical causes if the velocity of weight gain is truly lower than it should be. The velocities of growth of length, weight-for-length & head circumference are also important. There are many medical & psychosocial causes of pediatric undernutrition. Diagnosis is needed for optimal treatment (as it is for all medical & behavioral disorders). ...Read more