SHAKED BABY SYNDROME: A BABYSNAP, A POTTER BAR, A BEDROOM…
The phenomenon has a name: baby urggs.
Baby urggos are a type of baby stool, a type that contains tiny bubbles, called sugary pellets, that have a sweet flavor.
The urggo is a mixture of water, sugar and other nutrients, and is usually placed in a plastic bag or container, typically a bottle, with an attached lid.
While the mixture is often soft, the baby’s stomach is not.
It can be quite challenging to nurse a baby to sleep, even when she’s eating solid food.
“This is why it’s called shaken baby syndrome,” said Dr. Michael Mankowski, a neonatologist at the University of California, San Francisco.
He said babies can be affected by shaking when they have a low-grade intestinal inflammation or have a severe cold.
They may have a very short time to recover and often can’t eat solid food for months.
Mankowski said he was one of the first to recognize the symptoms in babies.
In the past year, the disorder has been recognized worldwide, with reports of cases in Canada, Germany, Japan, the United States and Mexico.
Babies with shaken baby syndromes can be up to five years old.
As a result, a large number of babies and young children are being tested for shaken baby, Mankowsky said.
There is no known cure for shaken child syndrome.
For many, it’s the most frustrating part of being a parent.
Most babies with shaken child syndromies are diagnosed with colic and irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS.
If a baby has one or more of these conditions, there is no cure.
But, Manksowski said, if the condition persists, the doctor can begin a course of antibiotics.
Once diagnosed, a child can begin treatment with an antibiotic.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1.6 million babies have been born with shaken-baby syndrome, and some are still being monitored.
Experts say it’s important to be patient with these babies, as they may not respond to conventional treatments.
Because of the seriousness of the condition, there’s no cure for the condition.
Parents who have been diagnosed with shaken children syndrome should be alert to their baby’s symptoms.
They should contact a doctor if they experience problems sleeping, eating, socializing, or getting to sleep at night.