Questions tagged [infant]

Questions pertaining to a very young child or baby.

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Statistics of HDN on groups without risk factors

To prevent hemorrhagic disease of the newborn (HDN) it seems to be standard that newborns get a neonatal vitamin K prophylaxis (oral or parenteral). I know that statistically about 1 of 30000 (...
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Is dairy sensitivity in infants related to quantity?

We have a 9-month-old who has been sensitive to cow's milk in mom's diet for much of her life. Mom stopped consuming dairy around 2 months, and we've tried reintroducing it a couple times with poor ...
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Are there any guidelines for the indoor air quality exposure limits for newborns or infants?

Are there any guidelines for the indoor air quality exposure limits for newborns or infants? I would like to find the guidelines for the indoor air quality parameters such as: Temperature Relative ...
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Infants with Jaundice: How does phototherapy's blue lights break down bilirubin?

My newborn nephew was born as scheduled and by all accounts healthy. However, after a few days, it became apparent that he had jaundice and his liver was not able to process/break-down the bilirubin ...
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Infant has a mastocytoma, any cause for concern?

Our 8-month old son is doing very well so far, developing physically and mentally right in lock step with where the "developmental miletstones" say he should be. At around 4 months of age we noticed ...
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Mastocytoma vs Mastocytosis?

My 8-month old son has a mastocytoma developing on his arm (confirmed by his pediatrician). Does this mean he also has mastocytosis? Or are they two separate things? If they are separate, how ...
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Safety of radiation from baby monitor

I have always assumed baby monitors and all wireless technology to be completely safe and have been informed by a 'friend' that I have been endangering my children by using them. We used an RF ...
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Is it okay to miss one of vaccine (Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine) for infants?

My local health center missed Pneumococcal conjugate(PCV) for my kid scheduled (as per the plan is given in the booklet) at two months age. Then they missed the same at four months age again due to ...
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Does time in an incubator as a newborn have long lasting effects?

Are children who were born and then were in an incubator normal compared to children who weren't? I ask because I was. How many children were in an incubator in the past (from 1980 to now)?
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Can diapers cause Toxic-Shock-Syndrome (TSS) like tampons do?

Can diapers cause Toxic-Shock-Syndrome (TSS) like tampons do? I know that tampons have notoriously been linked to TSS if they are not changed frequently enough..... While I know that diapers are ...
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Heritability of colic

I understand that the prevalence of infantile colic is around 15%. What I’d like to know is how heritable this is, to wit: how does the probability change if a sibling is known to have had colic? A ...