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How do I manage my infant's botulism on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Your infant will need to be hospitalized for several weeks to receive treatment and have her respiration and nutrition monitored. As a parent, your presence will be critical to your child's comfort. Because the recovery period is lengthy, you may want to consider joining an infant botulism support group to share stories and get support from other parents who have faced this difficulty.

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