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how often should my 3 month old eat

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Only liquid food: A 3-month old baby eats only liquid food, called breast milk. If for some reason, the mother cannot produce breast milk, she can feed the baby a liqui ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Congratulations: If your baby is feeding enough during the day to grow normally, this is fine.
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
21 years experience Pediatrics
Let sleeping baby...: As long as your baby is happy and healthy, and gaining appropriate height, weight, and head circumference, there is no need to wake him. Be aware that ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mason Gomberg
38 years experience Pediatrics
Slowly increase: Slowly increase the time interval between feedings, for example each week go upby 10-15 minutes. If the baby is feeding at 2 hr intervals go to 2hrs ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
Patience: Especially if they are in day care, it is very common for infants to "catch every bug that goes around". This will pass as their immune system become ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Baby creases: If you are asking about the possibility of eczema, i woild apply amoisurizer to the babys skin.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
How much formula?: Babies tend to eat when hungry and will tell you. They then eat till they are full and will stop. The bigger they are the more they eat. You did not ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Happy and growing?: A happy, growing, young baby makes his own schedule, but it should be pretty regular by 4 months. Healthy babies are fed "ad lib", which means we let ... Read More
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Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Bowel movements vary: new borns can have bowel movements as many as 6-8 times a day or as few as once every couple of days..if it continues past three days consult your ped ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Bathing the baby: Typically, at this age, two or three baths per week should suffice. Additional baths or washing should be done if for whatever reason the baby is dirt ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Try organic formula: The bad breath is coming from your baby's gastrointestinal tract.Most infant formula comes from cows given hormones ; antibioitics ; contain gmo corn ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
22-30 per min.: Normal respiratory rate for children 1-3 years ranges from 22 to 30 minute. When a child runs fever, breathing rate rises.
A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Give it time: Time will correct the problem Feed the rice, hold the beans for the near future.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
He is getting enough: And feed him ad lib, i.e. Whenever he is hungry, he will pace himself almost every 3hours and sleep overnight and let you sleep, enjoy your baby
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Sips of clear fluid: For vomiting, stop everything for at least an hour. Start with small sips (1/2 oz) of clear fluid (pedialyte). Gradually increase if she hasn't vomit ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Diet: Your ten month old should be on three meals of solids with a possible fourth bottle. Milk should be limited to 16-20 ounces. Depending on the weight o ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Flower foods: Anything that grows from a flower is good. This includes traditional "fruits" as well as squashes, beans, and foods like cucumber, okra, tomatoes, and ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Check Weight: Definitely check your babies weight soon. Breastfed babies can take up to two weeks to return to their birthweight. At that point they should gain h ... Read More
A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chu answered
45 years experience General Practice
Baby is sick: Sick 3 months old baby could be just a cold, a viral infection or something serious. First and most important is :Does he have a fever. If his rectal ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. can check at 3mo: A young baby makes his own schedule, but it should be pretty good by 3-4 months. Healthy babies are fed "ad lib", which means we let the baby decide h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Jassey
16 years experience Pediatrics
Baby feeding: You aren't doing anything wrong by feeding, but if you want to improve the sleep habits, slowly build on stretching out the feeds and stay consistent. ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
2-4 oz 6-8 x day: On average, aap recommends, that your baby should take in ~ 2 1/2 ounces of formula a day for every pound of body weight. Usually it comes as 2-4 ounc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sugar: No sugar is necessary. There are natural sugars in the fruit and other foods he is eating.Adding sugar will just start a habit you might be sorry for.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Moore
67 years experience Psychiatry
She is normal: It can be normal for an infant not to have a bowel movement for 3-4 days at a time. As long as it is soft, not hard, when it comes out. And as long ... Read More
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