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Baby's DIE WHEN....

Can you finish the sentence? This is to help warn other mothers about the dangers of things you have learned, heard about, or have read.
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mikko2285

Asked by mikko2285 at 12:01 AM on Mar. 3, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • They are delivered by water sometimes through waterbirths.
    When you put a infant in bed with young siblings for a nap-they can roll on top of your infant. RIP little one...
    mikko2285

    Answer by mikko2285 at 12:03 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • YOU LEAVE THEM IN CARS!!!!! UGHHHH QUIT LEAVING KIDS IN CARS PPL! NO AMOUNT OF TIME IS SHORT ENOUGH!
    Ash9724

    Answer by Ash9724 at 12:09 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • Actually waterbirths are very safe when done correctly. The baby does not breathe in until it is in the air. It is just going from one watery environment to another. As long as the placenta is still attached to the mother's uterus, the baby is perfectly safe. However, if the infant is left in the water too long, and the placenta detaches from the uterine wall, the baby can suffocate. They are really no more dangerous than any other kind of birth.
    flower_momma

    Answer by flower_momma at 12:12 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • WHo wants to make a birth like that and chance the drowning of their new baby? I would want to make it as safe as possible without that chance!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:21 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • ...you give them a large plastic bag to play with.
    Trixiebelle2

    Answer by Trixiebelle2 at 12:28 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • I am saying that would be bad, BTW....
    Trixiebelle2

    Answer by Trixiebelle2 at 12:28 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • To leave a baby unattended on a changing table or bed
    Putting a baby or small child in the front seat especially if there is a air bag
    Leaving a baby or small child unattended in a bath tub or water
    PatriciaofMN

    Answer by PatriciaofMN at 12:58 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • There is really no risk of drowning. The infant's "inhale" reflex does not kick in until his/her face is in the open air. And until the cord is cut, all of the infant's oxygen and nutrients are supplied by the mother's placenta. Otherwise the infant would "drown" in utero.

    Like I said before, the risk would be the placenta detaching before the baby is taken out of the water. The baby would not drown, but would suffocate, essentially. That practically never happens, but has in the past. There was a movement where parents would leave their infants in the water for as long as possible, to make the birth a gentler experience, and thats when situations like that occurred. As long as the infant is taken out of the water as soon as he/she is born, drowning is not a risk.
    flower_momma

    Answer by flower_momma at 1:03 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • WELL, THIS IS KIND OF MORBID...LEAVE ME OUT OF THIS ONE- I WILL THINK GOOD THOUGHTS AND NOT EVEN ATTACT THIS KIND OF STUFF TO HAPPEN TO MY INFANT...
    environmentalpa

    Answer by environmentalpa at 1:09 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

  • Baby's die when left with a bottle in their mouths, unattended in their cribs.
    DesignerMom0801

    Answer by DesignerMom0801 at 1:24 AM on Mar. 3, 2009

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