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how much should my 7 week old baby weigh

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
No: A rise of 4 lbs in 7 weeks is fine, as weight can fluctuate at that age. Try and stick with about 24 ounces in 24 hours and you should be fine. Make ... Read More
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends on length: Ask your pediatrician on the next well baby visit coming up. This should not be a problem once he weighs and measures the baby and the baby length, es ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe,maybe not: When the heat is on and the air in your home is dry, a vaporized and or humidifier is helpful. In cases where the infant is very congested, vaporizers ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I don't recommend it: This antispasmodic is popular in some countries but not in the US. I never use it in infants, ever.
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Cause of Symptoms: The underlying cause of the baby's symptoms should be evaluated. If there are abnormalities on lab testing or imaging further evaluation may include a ... Read More
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Dr. Koroush Khalighi
35 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Depends: Is he symptomatic? Small defects usually closes with time. You should check it with your pediatrician.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tara Passow
40 years experience Dermatology
Gentle cleanser: You might not be able to prevent eczema from developing in other areas, but use of a gentle cleanser, like unscented dove and others, and use of a goo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
53 years experience Neonatology
Yes it can: but if too much milk comes out of the bottle.also it can cause baby to choke make sure the nipple hole is not too large try to keep the head upright ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mika Hiramatsu
32 years experience Pediatrics
Not sure: Not sure what you mean by "sticky looking", but if it is not bright red blood and not black and your child is feeding and growing well and gaining wei ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The are several possible causes including allergies, infection or other causes of inflammation. Have the child's pediatrician take a look.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Viral rash?: Many viruses (even cold viruses) can have associated rashes. However, in babies under 2 months of age i wouldn't wait a long time to find out what's g ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cristina Carballo
39 years experience Neonatology
Comfort care: You can use saline nose drops and suction bulb to help the stuffy nose. Otherwise, if baby is eating well , no fever and breathing ok, cold will run i ... Read More
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