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What causes shaken baby syndrome ? Can activities such as dancing , having sex or exercising while pregnant cause this ? Can u shake a baby in womb?

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Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine
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In brief: No

Any sort of reasonable activity will not "shake" your baby; this obviously does not extend to extreme sports or to falls (falling.
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In brief: No

Any sort of reasonable activity will not "shake" your baby; this obviously does not extend to extreme sports or to falls (falling.
) Good wishes.
Dr. Gerard Honore
Dr. Gerard Honore
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Dr. Amy Bruner
Also, the amniotic fluid acts as a cushion to buffer the motion. Shaken Baby Syndrome is a term for brain damage caused to babies outside of the womb who were shaken by someone, usually in anger.
Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: Effects after birth

Shaken baby syndrome occurs when infants and very young children are shaken back and forth forcefully, often by adults whose emotional state is out of control.
Before birth, fetus is protected from excessive movements by the fluid packaging of the uterus.

In brief: Effects after birth

Shaken baby syndrome occurs when infants and very young children are shaken back and forth forcefully, often by adults whose emotional state is out of control.
Before birth, fetus is protected from excessive movements by the fluid packaging of the uterus.
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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