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Can some adoptive mothers induce lactation to breastfeed their adoptive infants?

I had always thought that the options for breastfeeding an adoptive infant were to hire wet nurses or retrieve breast milk from milk banks (otherwise adoptive infants were fed by baby formula). It ...
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Do infected family members need to be treated with antibiotics at the same time?

When antibiotics become necessary I assume that the body can not kill the bacteria on its own and there are no useful anti bodies being built. So in a case where the child is treated with antibiotics ...
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How to I overcome extreme anxiety without medication? [closed]

I'm a mother of toddlers. I'm incredibly overwhelmed with stress. I am very anxious about the world around me and I fear their safety. I don't have enough control of my emotions and I believe I ...
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Can a healthy baby / new born be carried longer when the weather is hot if carried skin to skin against its father's chest?

First of all I'm not a medical specialist at all, but still I hope my question is precise enough to be answered. One day I asked a General Practitioner if a father could go outside with his baby / ...
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Actions During Sleepwalking

I am a high school student doing a biomedical engineering project about sleepwalking. For my project, I am prototyping a novel healthcare solution to prevent lengthened periods of sleepwalking in ...
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How to help my dyslexic daughter to not get frustrated while reading

I recently found out that my 8yo daughter has dyslexia. When I found out, I wasn't surprised. I never considered it, but then suddenly everything made sense. She writes almost all numbers backwards. ...
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Which of these things is needed for a first time pregnancy checkup?

My wife and I are now expecting our first child. She is 4 weeks and 7 days at the time of writing this. We are both under 30. I currently live in Dubai where I am British Expat and medical costing is ...