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how to feed an infant with tracheomalacia

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Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sometimes: Airway issues in infants such as noisy breathing on inspiration can be due to a.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Rubbery airway: The pipe like quality airways need to channel air is somewhat rubbery in kids. In some infants, the airway is so rubbery that it can cave in on itself ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Toloza
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Forceful exhalation: Breathing out too forcefully can make the effect of tracheomalacia worse ... Also weight gain that causes the fat in the mediastinum around the trache ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Rare: Tracheomalacia is a rare complication following prolonged endotracheal intubation for any reason and results from compromise of the arterial circulati ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Comforting routine: Although babies may understand being tired, they don't understand the concept of sleep. They drift into sleep like adults in a boring lecture. Your ti ... Read More
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Dr. Iris Daniel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nursing or general : What is your question , feeding or general baby care?
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Deep : Deep suctioning is defined as suctioning past the end of the tracheostomy tube. This should only be used in an emergency when shallow suctioning does ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
DIARRHEA: Infants with lbm, depending on age, below 3 months give pedialyte, rice water and soy milk. Below 1 year, aside from the above give the brat diet ( ba ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Dow
21 years experience Family Medicine
6 months: Generally you can try to start at 6 months of age.
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A 5-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Breast milk, Vit C: It is disturbing to hear this; infection may occur if droplets from coughs, sneezes or saliva reached the baby; symptoms take 14-24 days to develop.If ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harris Lilienfeld
52 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep habits: Can start by teaching child to go to sleep by itself; Can feed but child should be put in crib tired but awake and allowed to go to sleep by itself; ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Treat the symptoms: I'm not a pediatrician, but i think i can answer this anyway. There is no specific treatment for a cold; immunity to the particular strain of cold vi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
6 months: Fish is one of the top eight allergenic foods, and experts used to advise parents to wait until their baby's first birthday before introducing it. Tha ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Maitland
23 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Albuterol: there are different forms of albuterol, albuterol inhalers, albuterol solution through the nebulizer. Each forma has pros and cons, Liquid albuterol ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Put water in the Btl: Kids often resist change, but can be drawn to it if there is a reward. If you quit putting good tasting stuff in the bottle & only put in water, the k ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Every 3-4 hours: Depending on the number of wet diapers your baby is producing, this can be altered. Breastfeeding should occur regularly though in the first couple o ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Many options: Fruits, veggies and grains of course. Protein foods- he/she may eat meats. Their is no reason to not eat meats with egg/milk allergy. Can also try soy ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Weaning: Weaning your child is a personal choice,but the American Academy of Pediatrics that you breastfeed for at least a year
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mel Goldberg
45 years experience Pediatrics
1-2 ounces/hr: 3-4 in about 2-4wks---use enfamil or similac initially and feeding should last 10-15mins.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Infant Gonorrhea mum: If mother had prenatal care then she has in all probability has been treated.But if the mother hadc no prenatal care and comes and deliver the baby an ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Runner-stroller: Manny big stores carry the so-called runner-stroller (big wheels) designed for faster speed, thus you can use to push your infant along while running/ ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: in a baby who is meeting developmental milestones and has no underlying medical conditions that would prohibit introduction of solid foods, the earlie ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Common finding: They do what they do.Some are lazy relaxed feeders and some are aggressive barracudas.Some are bored with the process and want to do something else. Y ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Same as adult: First, position them in an ambulance on the way to a hospital. But while waiting for the ambulance, maximize blood flow to brain by laying them on ba ... Read More

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