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Will My Unborn Child Be Infected With My Unborn Child
Unlikely: With proper treatment of mother, this infection should pose no risk to your unborn baby. Since asthma tends to run in families, monitor your baby closely for symptoms for several years, and notify the pediatrician for wheezing, prolonged cough after illness, night time cough, exercise intolerance, or any respiratory difficulties. The annual flu vaccine for all family members is advisable. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Depends: It depends on many factors-when the infection occurred, whether there were symptoms/active lesions during the birth process, whether mom was treated. It is routine to screen for hiv, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis b, and syphilis during pregnancy and to treat both the diseases and the baby accordingly. For herpes, it is not uncommon to have a c-section if there are any active lesions. ...Read more
What does the term lemon head mean for an unborn baby. My granddaughter in law went to a ob and they told her baby may have lemon head. Should we be worried?
Although : Although I am not familiar with the term "lemonhead". I suspect it may be similar to other slang like "cone head" or "melon head". If correct, this would signify that the baby's head may apppear elongated after it passes through the birth canal due to pressure of labor. The baby's head will become a normal shape again. I wish that medical personnel would not use this kind of term because it often scares and upset patients. ...Read more
Yes: Most of herpes viral infection in newborns happens when their mothers had a primary herpes infection during the pregnancy. Women who have had same infection prior to current pregnancy are much less likely to transmit the infection to their newborns, even if they experience flare-up of infection during the pregnancy. ...Read more
Yes: This should absolutely be reevaluated after birth. That does not mean that the baby will necessarily have problems. ...Read more
Baby: It is likely that your goiter is due to hashimotos disease - an autoimmune disorder. The antibodies causing this can cross the placenta but would not cause problems to the child in utero. Have the pediatrician check baby closely after birth. It's uncommon for a baby to be affected by mothers thyroid issues but it can happen. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depend...: The effects on fetus are related with the timing, kind, dose, & duration of using a drug. As to penis size, its primary determining factor is genetic; drug effect if any will exert during the first trimester, esp. those with sex hormonal effect. More? Bring specific questions to your obs-gyn doctors. ...Read more
No: No. Being rh sensitized after having your first child just means you need to communicate this fact to your ob/gyn or family doctor the next time you get pregnant. There is a shot, trademark name is rhogham, that can be given twice during your pregnancy to make sure your future child/children won't be affected. ...Read more
Potentially: As long as we have international air travel and illegal immigration, we are exposed occasionally to vaccine preventable diseases. At the market, eating out, at school, they can bring it to your community and not have symptoms. Any unimmunized kid is at high risk to get and pass these diseases. I never let them in my practice for 30+ years and encourage parents to avoid them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My brothers son has autism, is it likely my child will be born with autism? My husband doesn't have autism in his family
Autism's origins: New studies on chromosomal material have shown a number of autism cases related to sporadic changes(micro deletions or insertions) in the genetic code that probably occurred prior to conception. Of rare families with >1 affected child, this appears to be the case. Newly affected families have little if any chance of replicating that event, or sharing it across family lines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a mother that was diagnosed with fetal alchol syndrome herself pass the genetics on to her child?
My sister having a baby at bellin health in greenbay wisconsin will they take her baby if her baby come out with THC in her system she 9 months
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