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Common Baby Health Problems Parents Should Be Aware Of

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BLUISH SKIN TINT (ACROCYANOSIS)

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Though is may look strange or alarming, a blue tint to your baby’s extremities is actually totally normal when she’s cold. You’ll notice it on the soles of her feet, the palms of her hands, or around her lips. For instance, it might occur after you’re finished giving her a bath. Be sure to warm her up again quickly with socks, a blanket, or towel. Acrocyanosis usually happens during the first few months of life. Just be sure to tell your doctor right away if her head, torso, or mouth turns blue which could be a sign of a low oxygen levels in her blood.

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