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1

How often do newborns typically sleep

They sleep 17 out of every 24 hr period with periods of wakefulness increasing.
By 4 weeks of age, the newborn may remain awake between feedings.

2

During the first 6 months, what does the American academy of pediatrics recommend

Only breastfeed

3

When Would a parent expect a newborn to sleep through the night without a feeding

By 4-5 months of age

4

When should a newborn receive there last feeding

By 2300, then put into a bassinet

5

What should the water heater be set to for a newborn bath

49 degrees Celsius or 120.2 degree Fahrenheit

6

How warm should bathwater be set for a newborn

It should be between 36.6 -37.2 degrees Celsius
( 98-99 degree Fahrenheit)

7

How many wet diapers should a newborn have per day

6-8 wet diapers

8

How many stools should a newborn have per day

3-4 stools per day

9

What are signs of umbilical cord infection

Moist, red with a foul odor, or with purulent drainage

10

What is a circumcision

The surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis

11

When are Jewish males typically circumcised

On the 8th day after birth

12

What are contraindications for a male being circumcised

Hypospadias ( abnormal positioning of the urethra on ventral undersurface of the penis)
Epispadias ( urethral canal terminates on Dorsum of penis)

13

After circumcision, what should be assessed on the newborn

Bleeding q15 min for the first hour, and then q hours for at least 12 hr.
The first voiding

14

What may be applied to stop the bleeding of a circumcised penis

Gel foam powder

15

How much space is allowed between the mattress and sides of a newborns crib

It should be less than 2 fingerbreadths

16

How far should the slats on a crib be apart

No more than 5.1 cm ( 2.25 in) apart

17

How often do newborns need to be seen for their wellness checkups

At 2 weeks to 6 weeks of age, and then q 2 months until 6 months of age

18

What are contraindications for a infant male receiving a circumcision

Hypospadias
Family hx of hemophilia
Epispadias