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 Infant Botulism
Infant botulism is caused by consuming the spores of the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, which then grow in the intestines and release nerve toxin.
Infant botulism can be treated with botulism immune globulin (BIG), which should be started as early in the illness as possible.
Infants with botulism must be monitored closely in the hospital.
healthlink.mcw.edu /article/954986597.html   (390 words)

 Infant Botulism Fact Sheet
Infant botulism is a disease caused by a toxin produced when the intestines of very young children become infected by the bacteria, Clostridium botulinum.
Infant botulism has been associated with feeding contaminated honey (and rarely corn syrup) to infants, but not in children older than one year of age or in adults.
Infant botulism is not contagious, and person-to-person transmission is not known to occur.
health.utah.gov /epi/fact_sheets/infantbo.html   (231 words)

 Infant Botulism
Infant botulism is an illness that can occur when a newborn ingests bacteria that produce a toxin inside the body.
Infant botulism is treatable, but because of its severity, it's important to learn the symptoms so you can recognize it early.
Infant botulism is treated in the hospital, usually in the intensive care unit, where doctors will try to limit the problems the toxin causes in the baby's body.
www.kidshealth.org /parent/infections/bacterial_viral/botulism.html   (609 words)

 Infant Baptism
He did not leave the infants or children on the shores of Egypt to become prey to the angry armies of Pharaoh because they were not old enough to believe in the promise of the Old Covenant.
Although several examples exist from the third century of the children of Christians being baptized as infants, in all of the literature and collections of inscriptions from that century there is not a single example of Christian parents delaying the baptism of their children.
Many times the debate regarding infant baptism is a defensive one; those who propose that adult baptism is the only valid form challenge those who practice infant baptism to prove that it is an acceptable practice.
www.goarch.org /en/ourfaith/articles/article7067.asp   (3886 words)

 Infant Mortality Fact Sheet
Infant mortality is used to compare the health and well-being of populations across and within countries.
Infants who are put to sleep on their tummy or side are more likely to die from SIDS than infants who sleep on their backs.
Infants who overheat because they are overdressed, have too many blankets on, or are in a room that is too hot are at a higher risk of SIDS.
www.cdc.gov /omh/AMH/factsheets/infant.htm   (922 words)

 Infant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A newborn's genitals are enlarged and reddened, with male infants having an unusually large scrotum.
Sometimes a wet nurse is hired to feed the infant.
Babies cannot walk, although more mature infants may crawl or scoot; baby transport may be by perambulator (stroller or buggy) or on the back or in front of an adult in a special bag, cloth or cradle board.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Infant   (1769 words)

 NJDHSS, Communicable Disease Service: Infant botulism Disease
Infant botulism is a poisoning of the nervous system caused by a toxin produced by a specific spore forming bacterium called Clostridium botulinum.
Infant botulism typically begins with constipation, followed by lethargy, listlessness, poor feeding, droopy eyelids, difficulty swallowing, loss of head control and generalized weakness (floppy baby).
Infant botulism is diagnosed by a culture of the stool for Clostridium botulinum bacteria and toxin.
www.state.nj.us /health/cd/f_infbot.htm   (276 words)

 Infant Botulism --- New York City, 2001--2002
Infant botulism is a reportable disease in NYC, and the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) investigates all suspected cases.
The infant was admitted to a hospital and subsequently had altered cry, loss of facial expression, respiratory muscle weakness, and upper airway obstruction that necessitated mechanical ventilation for 8 days.
Infant botulism is notifiable at the national level, and physicians should report all cases promptly to state and local health departments.
www.cdc.gov /mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm5202a1.htm   (1740 words)

 MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: Infant - newborn development
Increased acuity of vision allows the infant to distinguish objects from backgrounds with minimal contrast (such as a button on a blouse of the same color).
The infant begins to grasp blocks or cubes using what's called the ulnar-palmar grasp technique (pressing the block into palm of hand while flexing or bending wrist in).
Infants who cry more than 3 hours a day are often described as having colic.
www.nlm.nih.gov /medlineplus/ency/article/002004.htm   (1708 words)

 Infant baptism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
They also point to discussions of infant salvation in the first three centuries and the observations of later writers that infant baptism was the tradition of the church strongly suggests that the practice was established in the earliest days of church history.
Infant baptism is particularly illustrative of the Methodist doctrine of prevenient grace.
Children baptized as infants or toddlers are often asked to "confirm" their baptismal vows, when they are roughly between 11-14 years of age, by publicly affirming their faith through the use and acceptance of the Apostles' Creed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Infant_baptism   (3897 words)

 Infant Parent Institute Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A historical overview of infant mental health, with current thoughts on the process by which human infants and their primary caretakers develop a bond; what difference it makes to the infant’s mental, motor, physical and emotional development, and how we may notice when such a bond is absent or conflicted.
Covered are issues ranging from the importance of the adoptive family having a chance to be pregnant for their adopted baby to the importance of some sort of ritual to mark the transition from one family to the other.
Infant mental health professionals in beginning to understand issues for the next child and planning interventions with and for the family.
www.infant-parent.com /videos.htm   (1335 words)

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As the infant develops cognitively, the cumulative interactive experiences contribute to the formation of internal working models of relationships that in turn direct the infant and young child’s strategies for behaving in future relationships (2).
The “transmission” of the effects from risk conditions to the infant is mediated by the infant-caregiver interaction and it is this interaction, which is the most powerful predictors of infant attachment.
Because the most influential element of the infant’s environmental transactions involve, or are mediated by, his caregivers, developmental scientists and infant mental health professionals alike tend to view the mental health of very young children in terms of the quality of their relationships with caregivers.
jan.ucc.nau.edu /~mjm/newletters/newsletter(9-02).htm   (5563 words)

 INFANT: A Chicago area charity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
INFANT, Inc. is feeding babies in need throughout the Chicago and Chicago suburban area.
This all volunteer organization buys and delivers infant formula and clothing to more than 40 food pantries and shelters.
They have been feeding the infants for over 23 years, and better than 99% of their budget is spent on the babies.
www.infantinc.org   (63 words)

 Infant Botulism - DrGreene.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Sometimes constipation and slow feeding are the only symptoms of infant botulism, a disease that is sometimes caused by honey.
Infant botulism is spread by these spores, not by pre-formed botulinum toxin (BoTox).
While honey is the most common single food associated with infant botulism, in most cases of infant botulism, the source is not identified.
www.drgreene.com /21_1037.html   (745 words)

 U.S. Domestic Infant Adoption - Agencies, Agency, Attorney, Attorneys, Birth, Child, Children, Facil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Waiting times for infant adoptions vary tremendously and can be as long as 2 years or more.
The wait for an infant through a licensed private agency may be longer.
Infants are usually placed with the adoptive parents directly from the hospital after birth.
adopting.adoption.com /child/us-domestic-infant-adoption.html   (953 words)

 MCH Library Infant Mortality
on infant mortality rates by race and ethnicity, leading causes of death, infant characteristics such as birthweight, and maternal factors such as receipt of prenatal care.
Infant, neonatal, and postneonatal mortality data are presented by cause, age, gender, race/Hispanic origin, geographic region, state, and territory, and for the United States overall.
The paper compares hospital costs, health at birth, and infant mortality rates between heavier and lighter infants from all twin pairs born in the United States between 1983 and 2000.
www.mchlibrary.info /KnowledgePaths/kp_infmort.html   (3929 words)

The insistence on trying to use circumcision and household as the basis for this doctrine is damaging enough, but this is compounded by a total disregard for all the other many Scriptures which clearly teach water baptism is only for believers in Christ.
The advocates of infant baptism see this as Scriptural proof for their practice, but is it really that or nothing more than a mere assumption based on the word household?
Therefore, it is impossible for the Philippian jailer to have had infants in his household, since they can't repent and place their faith in Jesus.
www.evangelicaloutreach.org /infantbaptism.htm   (1806 words)

 Infant Formulas - Healthy Kids and Pediatrics - health and medical information produced by doctors
Pediatricians generally advise that full term, healthy infants exclusively breastfeed when possible for the first 12 months of life and, thereafter, for as long as mutually desired.
Infant formulas are a time-tested, perfectly acceptable alternative to breastfeeding.
Remember also that the majority of breastfeeding infants end up on a combination of breast and formula-feedings before their first birthday.
www.medicinenet.com /infant_formulas/article.htm   (536 words)

 Infant Adoption? Looking for infant adoption?
Infants being given a formula with a caloric content of over 24 kcal per ounce are more infant prone to hyperosmolar dehydration.
It must be recognized that the child is normal as born and that circumcision inflicts loss of a normal body part infant scale and leaves a scar.
Infant botulism can occur when infant adoption a newborn ingests bacteria that produce toxins inside the body.Of course, as long as parents have the right mind set.
epicaaron.sitesled.com   (945 words)

 MDCH - Infant Mental Health
Infant mental health services provide home-based parent-infant support and intervention services to families where the parent's condition and life circumstances or the characteristics of the infant threaten the parent-infant attachment and the consequent social, emotional, behavioral and cognitive development of the infant.
The infant mental health specialist provides home visits to families who are enrolled during pregnancy, around the time of birth or during the infant’s first year.
Infant mental health work will generally require that both the agency and the individual make a substantial investment in training and professional development.
www.michigan.gov /mdch/0,1607,7-132-2941_4868_7145-14659--,00.html   (893 words)

 Infant definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Infant: A child up to 2 years (24 months) of age.
The word "infant" came from the Latin infans which was derived from in-, not + Fari, to speak = not to speak, speechless.
The idea was that, since the ability to speak was thought to arrive at the age of two, younger children were infants.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3966   (177 words)

 US FDA/CFSAN - Infant Formula: Frequently Asked Questions
Some ingredient statements on infant formula labels include ingredients in addition to nutrients and familiar components such as milk.
I have seen bottled water marked for use in preparing infant formula.
I understand that oils containing DHA and ARA have been added to infant formulas for several years in other countries.
www.cfsan.fda.gov /~dms/inf-faq.html   (247 words)

 Reasons for Infant Sign Language
It is common for young children not to speak clearly even into the first grade, but the bilingual babies in general did better.
Since most parents can't teach an infant a second language, there was an interest to see if sign language would help babies develop mentally.
There is not a single way to teach an infant or toddler sign language.
www.infant-sign-language.com /infant_sign_language_reasons.htm   (825 words)

The focus of the INNP program is to prepare the advanced practice nurse in the management of infants and neonates in primary, acute, and chronic health care settings.
Subjects to be covered are Newborn follow-up care/developmental outcomes, the medically fragile infant, health care delivery and vulnerable infant populations and role of the infant/neonatal advanced practice nurse.
The focus is on the role of the advanced practice nurse in the management of infants and neonates in the primary, acute, and chronic health care settings.
www.southalabama.edu /nursing/innp/innp.htm   (846 words)

 The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod - Infant Baptism
Baptism, we believe, is one of the miraculous means of grace (together with God's written and spoken Word) through which God creates the gift of faith in a person's heart.
Although we do not claim to understand how this happens or how it is possible, we believe (because of what the Bible says about baptism) that when an infant is baptized God creates faith in the heart of that infant.
Confirmation is a time-honored church tradition (not required by God's Word, but--we believe--useful nonetheless) in which the child baptized as an infant is given the opportunity to confess for himself or herself the faith that he or she was unable to confess as an infant.
www.lcms.org /pages/internal.asp?NavID=2612   (290 words)

 Infant Health Center and Parenting Advice - Keep Kids Healthy
Take our infant survey and see the results to find out how long other moms are breastfeeding, what brand of formula they use, how often their infant eats and sleeps, when they are going to start solids, how many children they want, etc.
Learn how to effectively breastfeed your infant, with info on positioning, latching on, frequency and duration of feedings, and common problems.
One parent's story of her child with fussiness which turned out to be caused by infantile glaucoma.
www.keepkidshealthy.com /infant/infant.html   (367 words)

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