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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Pollary
46 years experience Pediatrics
Sleeping baby: I would not use the allergy drops. Babies sometimes take a long time to adapt to sleep routines. Here are some tips: Let baby sleep in their own ... Read More
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience Family Medicine
No: Babies that age are programmed to breast feed about every 2-3 hours, or formula feed every 3-4 hours. Don't expect to get much sleep during the first ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No: We don't use cold medications or antihistamines (like Fenistil) in young babies. For moderate (or worse) symptoms in a 2 month-old such as coughing, c ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, use it properly: the drug is safe for a six month old, the range of daily dose for infants is 0-30 drops per day, check the package insert and follow directions. Read ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Too much: fenistil is not available in the US, but from what I've been able to find on-line that is way too much! Read the package directions or discuss with y ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Unnecessary: In the US we believe the use of such antihistamine products in infants is often unnecessary and potentially harmful. While possibly safe, one effect i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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I would not: recommended this medicine for this child this young. I know this medicine is available worldwide and used for various allergic conditions in adults an ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
44 years experience Child Psychiatry
@ 16 hours: Newborns sleep 8-9 daytime hours & 8-9 nighttime hours awakening every 3-4 hours to eat. Babies begin sleeping through the night (6-8 hours) at age 3 ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Back in the 90's data emerged to show belly sleeping lead to increased risk of crib death. Now decades later we have seen a decline in crib death rate ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It has been used to : Help babies sleep if they have teething pain. I am not aware of it's use for sleep in general. I will refer this question to dr. Pappas who is a homeo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Few things can tire you out more as a new parent than a baby who does not sleep well. While there is no magic cure for sleep, advice on ways to improv ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Feeding a baby as they arise and never as part of a sleep ritual does more for good sleep habits than anything.Rocking only when fully awake and learn ... Read More
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