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Health issues in your newborn babyHHealth issues in your newborn babyHealth issues in your newborn babyEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2019-01-07T05:00:00ZHazel Pleasants, RN, MNAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC9.1000000000000061.9000000000000429.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about various health issues that may arise in your newborn baby. Skin conditions, jaundice, fever and feeding are discussed.</p><p>Newborn babies keep their parents on their toes! Common health concerns in newborn babies include <a href="/Article?contentid=455&language=English&hub=YourNewborn">skin conditions</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=775&language=English">jaundice</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English&hub=YourNewborn">fever</a> and <a href="/Article?contentid=439&language=English&hub=YourNewborn">feeding</a>.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Health issues that you may experience with your newborn include skin conditions, jaundice, feeding and fever.<br></li></ul>
Problèmes de santé chez les nouveau-nésPProblèmes de santé chez les nouveau-nésHealth issues in your newborn babyFrenchNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZHazel Pleasants, RN, MNAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC11.000000000000049.0000000000000401.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en davantage sur les divers problèmes de santé qui pourraient toucher votre nouveau-né. On y discute des changements comportementaux, des problèmes cutanés ainsi que des problèmes oculaires.</p><p>Les nouveau-nés ne donnent aucun répit à leurs parents! Il y a toujours quelque chose pour inquiéter maman ou papa. Les problèmes de santé les plus courants chez les nouveau-nés comprennent les problèmes de peau, les problèmes oculaires, les infections, la fièvre, les changements comportementaux, les régurgitations, les vomissements, la diarrhée et la constipation.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Les problèmes de santé qui pourraient survenir chez votre nouveau-né comprennent des changements de comportement, des problèmes de peaux, des problèmes oculaires, des vomissements, de la diarrhée, une infection, le syndrome de mort subite du nourrisson et de la fièvre.</li></ul>

 

 

Health issues in your newborn baby453.000000000000Health issues in your newborn babyHealth issues in your newborn babyHEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAConditions and diseasesAdult (19+)NA2019-01-07T05:00:00ZHazel Pleasants, RN, MNAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC9.1000000000000061.9000000000000429.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about various health issues that may arise in your newborn baby. Skin conditions, jaundice, fever and feeding are discussed.</p><p>Newborn babies keep their parents on their toes! Common health concerns in newborn babies include <a href="/Article?contentid=455&language=English&hub=YourNewborn">skin conditions</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=775&language=English">jaundice</a>, <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English&hub=YourNewborn">fever</a> and <a href="/Article?contentid=439&language=English&hub=YourNewborn">feeding</a>.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Health issues that you may experience with your newborn include skin conditions, jaundice, feeding and fever.<br></li></ul><h3>Skin conditions</h3><p>Babies can develop many types of skin conditions shortly after they are born. A lot of these conditions last only a short time and will go away. Others, however, are <a href="/Article?contentid=455&language=English&hub=YourNewborn">birthmarks</a> that may not be visible at birth but will stay with babies throughout their lives.<br></p><h3>Jaundice</h3><p>Jaundice, yellowing of the skin and eyes, in newborns is very common and affects the majority of babies. In some babies, the jaundice goes away on its own, and other babies require treatment in hospital. You should see your baby’s health-care provider if your baby appears more jaundiced, is not feeding well or is showing signs of dehydration, such as fewer wet diapers.</p><h3>Fever</h3><p>In newborn babies, <a href="/Article?contentid=30&language=English">fever</a> may be the first and only sign of a serious infection. Another sign of illness in babies is a change in behaviour. If your newborn baby is ill, they may cry more or become sleepy or listless. All babies less than one month of age should be taken to hospital right away with a fever or any concerns of infection.</p><h3>Feeding</h3><p>Your newborn baby may feed frequently, every one-and-a-half to three hours for the first few days, to stimulate your breasts to produce more milk volume. It will take three to four weeks to become well established with feeding patterns and to feel that you have some sense of schedule with your baby. You will know that your baby is getting enough milk in the first two weeks if they pass a minimum of two substantial, yellowish bowel movements and soak six or more diapers per day after your milk has come in. It is expected that your baby will lose some weight after birth, and they should be back to their birthweight by about 10–14 days.</p><p>Many babies are prone to <a>spitting up</a> some of their feed during or shortly after a feeding. Spit-up effortlessly rolls out of the baby’s mouth, sometimes with a burp. <a>Vomiting</a> is more forceful than spitting up, and it involves more than just a couple of tablespoons of stomach contents. If the vomit is consistently very forceful or contains dark green material, your baby should be taken to the hospital.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/health_issues_in_your_newborn_baby.jpgHealth issues in your newborn babyFalse

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