Is your child’s fever an emergency? Dr. Watson clarifies the often misunderstood topic of newborn fevers in relation to medical emergencies.https://missionpediatrics.com/infant-fever/
Bug bites, Mosquito bites may get red raised and itchy. Bees may sting. Ant bites may burn, get red and form a small blister. While bug bites can be annoying, they are rarely dangerous and usually resolve in a few days.https://missionpediatrics.com/mission-pediatrics-safety-seconds-bug-bites/
Have you heard about the dangers of e-cigarettes, opiates, household cleaners or detergents? Poisoning injuries can happen to anyone. However, there are a few things you can do to help keep your home safe.https://missionpediatrics.com/mission-pediatrics-safety-seconds-poisoning/
DEET, showers, and tick checks can stop ticks. Reduce your chances of getting a tickborne disease by using repellents, checking for ticks, and showering after being outdoors. If you have a tick bite followed by a fever or rash, seek medical attention. Gardening, camping, hiking, and playing outdoors – when enjoying these activities, don’t forget to…https://missionpediatrics.com/stopping-ticks/
How many wet diapers should a newborn have?
Usually 5-7 wet diapers a day and 3-4 poop diapers.
Most babies will pee or poop after feeding. If they don’t, not to worry. Some babies can go a few days without pooping and this can still be normal.
Is it normal for a newborn to lose weight after they are born?
Yes, during the first week of life a baby can lose up to 10% of their weight.
Usually this is nothing to worry about.