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Why do nurses put hats on newborn babies?
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In brief: Conserve body heat
Newborns have a relatively large head - surface area- and can radiate off a lot of heat.
Hat helps maintain normal boby temperature.

In brief: Conserve body heat
Newborns have a relatively large head - surface area- and can radiate off a lot of heat.
Hat helps maintain normal boby temperature.
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