How many x-rays will my baby need to have while in the NICU?

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For some conditions, your baby may have several x-rays a day in the NICU. This may make you feel concerned, but there’s no need to worry. An x-ray is painless for your baby, and experts agree that the amount of radiation used is too low to harm your baby.

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