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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Artificial feeding: The term artificial feeding most usually refers to feedings which are given either through a tube in the stomach or through an IV to allow someone to ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terry Brenneman
44 years experience in Pediatrics
See MD: Your baby may have a type of obstruction called pyloric stenosis, but those babaies usually spit up everything. It may be a stomach virus, but again, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Pappas
22 years experience in Pediatrics
Every 4 hours: New babies eat whenever they feel like. As the newborn grows and approaches 6-8 weeks of age, he/she will feed about every 4 hours. As he/she continue ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Rest, be comfortable: Drink plenty of liquid daily: suck on ice chips; sip water, clear soda, clear broths, non-caffeinated sports drinks. Let the stomach settle. Stop eati ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Swartz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Relax, your baby is : Like most, she is going to show you when she is hungry. If she is sleeping, she is content. If it has been two or three hours since last breast fed, ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Obey the law: Try to find the cause of the person not being able / willing to eat, and address it if possible. If it's anorexia nervosa, leave this to a specialist. ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Consult with doctor : If someone has not eaten a thing in three weeks, then that person would have to be restarted on food and drink with great caution, in consultation wit ... Read More
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Solids: Solids 2-3 times a day including cereals, fruits and vegetables and start meats
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A member asked:
Dr. Pamela Lindor
31 years experience in Pediatrics
Minimize distraction: Many babies, especially those over 4 months, will become distracted during breastfeeding, especially during the day. They will stop to smile or laugh, ... Read More
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