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If a baby is dying, can it be baptized in the nursery?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Emergency baptism can be done anywhere, anytime.

In brief: Yes

Emergency baptism can be done anywhere, anytime.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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In brief: I have seen...

... This done, i was even present for an exorcism in an intensive care unit once (i was not in charge either time, nor had any active participation) - so the answer is yes, if approved by both the nursery and a minister/priest is willing.

In brief: I have seen...

... This done, i was even present for an exorcism in an intensive care unit once (i was not in charge either time, nor had any active participation) - so the answer is yes, if approved by both the nursery and a minister/priest is willing.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Barbara Hummel
Family Medicine
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In brief: Baptism

Yes, it can be baptized in the nursery and a nurse, a doctor or a parent can do it if a minister or priest isn't available.

In brief: Baptism

Yes, it can be baptized in the nursery and a nurse, a doctor or a parent can do it if a minister or priest isn't available.
Dr. Barbara Hummel
Dr. Barbara Hummel
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