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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
28 years experience Pediatrics
Developmentally: If your baby can sit up on his/her own and is showing signs of trying to pull up to a standing position, it's time to drop the crib mattress as low as ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes , & practical: Matress covers are a good investment when it comes to the average kid who pukes/leaks or otherwise decorates your life.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: As long as it takes to get the odor out.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: It would be unusual for a 3 month old to have allergies leading to nasal congestion. At that age, their nose is small, so it does not take much to plu ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: It depends upon the toy.Please be more specific.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Crib Toys: Yes, as long as you are following the age recommendations on the packaging from the toy company.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gena Kluwe
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like you : Answered your own question. A futon can b a fun fashion statement for a young man, but it is very seldom a proper mattress. I would suggest trying som ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Archer
18 years experience Pediatrics
Bulkhead???: To clarify you do not mean bulkhead as in overhead compartments? If yes then obviously that is not safe. If you mean in a bassinet at your feet for lo ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Good question!: I have tried to find answers for this, to no avail. Suggestions from our spinal cord injury rehab center include 1. Have a way to call 911 from your ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Discuss with babydoc: There is more going on here than can be posed in the space provided. The best resource for help is the pediatrician that has been regularly seeing you ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
China is: Only one source...There have been documented issues with least in the paint on toys imported from china. Do research on toys you want before you buy. ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Tummy Time: Boppy pillows are okay for tummy time. An alternative is just a blanket or sheet on the floor. Tummy time now is important that all babies should not ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
I : I would definitely recommend a bassinet right next to your bed. That's where both of my breast fed babies slept. It was convenient and safe. With a ba ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: But overkill and unnecessary expense. A cheap alternative is to put the pillows in a regular supermarket plastic bag (that is clean) and stick it in t ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No: Sleep on whatever allows you to get a good night's rest & wake up refreshed w/o any aches or pains. Same goes for hard vs soft mattress and for (thick ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leto Quarles
22 years experience Family Medicine
SIDS cause unknown: Sids (sudden infant death syndrome or crib-death) is the name for when an infant dies in their sleep and no reason can be found. Babies in homes where ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience Pediatrics
Booster seats: You can safely switch your child to a booster seat if she's at least 4 years old and she weighs 40 pounds or more or has grown too tall for her car se ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Your question is?: You offer a string of data but ask no question. Please resubmit. Remember that questions are not linked on the site & all must contain the basic info ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Why?: There is absolutely to place any infant or child to sleep on a magnetic mattress.
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
6 years: The typical answer is around 6 years old. It has to do with safety. Many younger children find the top bunk suitable as a flying platform and have sus ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Different: Synthetic clothes of any type will melt when exposed to flame, be they bed clothes or anything else. Natural fabrics tend to not burn as easily, part ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
TALL STATURE: You can predict the child to be tall if parents, grandparents and other relatives are tall. The percentile will also show the development as the child ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Toddler bed: Once a child starts climbing from the crib, injuries from falls can occur. Most toddler beds are age approved for 18 months and up. When introducing ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Need more info: We would need much more information. What does he eat, when. How is he functioning, is his behavior normal? Were there any problems at birth? Is there ... Read More

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