Fernando Gonzalez, M.D.  
San Francisco, CA

Interests: Neonatal Brain Injury, Stroke
University of California San Francisco
(415) 353-1565
San Francisco, CA
My Posts
Aug 21, 2008 in the Neonatology Expert Forum - 1
Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD), also known as immotile cilia or Kartagener's syndrome, is a primary problem in the structure and function of cilia that results in impaired clearance of mucous and recurrent respiratory infections, as well as chronic sinusitis. It is often associated with situs inversus, or reversed organs, and is genetic in origin with...
Aug 20, 2008 in the Neonatology Expert Forum - 1
There are many possible causes for movements like those described. For example, babies may make similar movements during a bowel movement. If crying occurs frequently, this may be indicative of "colic", which is often defined as crying for > 3hour for >3days of the week for 3 weeks. It can occur during the first few months of life, and the ...
Aug 20, 2008 in the Neonatology Expert Forum - 1
It is unlikely that eating rare meat will affect a baby through breastmilk. It is possible for a mother to contract infections through eating undercooked meat or unpasteurized dairy products, which on rare occasions can affect the developing fetus during pregnancy, but I am not aware of these infections being passed through breastmilk. However, care must be...