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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Hieber
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Breastfeeding: The vast majority of health benefits to brestfeeding are acheived by 1 year of age. Breastfeeding beyond this point would be based on cultural norms a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
50 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Highly seasoned: One should avaid highly seasoned food, caffeinated drinks, alcohol and foods generally not healthy for the mom or babe. Avaoid raw seafood and anythin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Enough calories: A good variety is important, including some omega 3 fats (fish, nuts, olive oil), proteins and plenty of fluids. You should also take a multivitamin ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience in Pediatrics
You can do it!: Just remember women have been breastfeeding for millions of years! You want to get the tip of your nipple in the back of the baby's mouth, so he can ... Read More
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: If you adopt a child while you still have milk from a recent birth, it would be a great idea to breast feed the new child. Of course, it would be ext ... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mini Sambhavita Rangrass
20 years experience in Dentistry
Around 6 years: Typically, children start losing their baby teeth around 6 years of age and they continue to do so till about 12- 13 years. The teeth typically are lo ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
??baby measles??: If you are asking about roseola, the illness is contagious to anyone not previously infected. Most kids get this virus in early childhood & are then i ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Many: Among other things, breast fed babies have fewer respiratory infections, less obesity, less long term heart trouble and are less expensive to feed.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Giving birth at preterm, low birth weight, and pregnancy-induced hypertension (toxemia of pregnancy) are noticeably higher among teen mothers.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
I suppose: Pediasure is a dietary supplement that is designed to meet some of the nutrition need of growing kids. An adult could gain some benefit from its use, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Device: There is a device from Almeda that simulates breast feeding that may work. All the best.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Illness,injury,death: If you want to turn back the clock to the 1700's we can certainly witness the return of whooping cough, tetanus, diphtheria and polio within ten years ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Most babies get their first teeth around 4-6 months, but anywhere from 3-9 months is common.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
No: But will contact the school nurse and teacher if permission obtained so as to assist in determination of classes and if he or she needs to main stream ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Janousky
36 years experience in Pediatrics
Breast tissue: Both baby boys and girls can have breast tissue in the newborn period. This is due to the exposure of the baby to mother's hormones in utero. It is ge ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Banner
47 years experience in Dentistry
Crowding: Usually when permanent teeth erupt behind the baby teeth, it is due to not enough space for the tooth to erupt into the mouth. Should be evaluated by ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cristina Carballo
38 years experience in Neonatology
Religion: Sometimes people state religious reasons. Sometimes they are ignorant to the seriousness the actual diseases cause and some people believe the old stu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
4-6 months of age: If you mean solids, the general opinion is 4-6 months of age.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Everything: Older parents are usually more patient. They have done the career track and are usually happier with themselves. They are often more financially savvy ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Adler
23 years experience in Pediatric Critical Care
60-100 pounds: The general "normal" range is about 60-110 pounds for US boys and girls. These are based on averages and may differ from country to country and are fo ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Probably not: Watch "baby's first day" on tv; even they usually have kids leave before their sibling emerges.It is difficult for children of all developmental ages ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Definitely: If the child is placed with loving parents who have compassion.Love.Patience and understanding.Babies and children want love. Adoptive parents are mot ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes: It is not generally harmful but children with a cough benefit from vi tamins a , d, and c when they have a cough. Most multi-vitamins will have a ... Read More

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