Miniature Miracles — A Day in the Life of a NICU Nurse
Marti Marnell, NNP, a neonatal nurse practitioner at Banner Desert ... This is a term baby, robust in utero, who inhaled caustic stool into his lungs. Alexander describes the feeling as “inhaling sand.” The infant is treated with gas transfer along ...
What is Foetal Distress?
The baby before being born is called ... the womb, if it is under any kind of distress. At times, women cannot sense it. Therefore, your midwife or nurse, who is handling your case, can detect it more easily. If you detect your baby’s stool flowing ...
Noisy Newborn Breathing: Does My Baby Have a Cold or What?
Rather, this refers to the newborns preference to inhale and exhale via the nostrils ... Most parents who have this question are observing a phenomena called ‘periodic breathing of the newborn.’ Classically and almost invariably in these benign ...
Medical Edge: What is Fecal Transplantation?
Jividen had what is called Clostridium Difficile ... and then actually taking a stool matter and through a process in the lab, being able to actually instill it directly into the intestine of the person who has the problem." The stool matter is placed ...
What is it like to be a baby?
They were unable to focus, delay gratification, or even express their desires. The Princeton philosopher Peter Singer famously suggested that “killing a disabled infant is not morally equivalent to killing a person. Very often it is not wrong at all.”