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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Blank
30 years experience Anesthesiology
Reports: If I was looking I would check medscape or pubmed

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,at proper doses: This med has been around for at lease 5 decades that I know of and is well tolerated by infants. The proper dos for size is well studied and on most p ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Unknown: Depends on whether the "non-immunized" child succumbs to disease and how resistant your child is to that disease.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Daycare: For the illnesses that we typically immunize for at 2 months your baby really isn't at increased risk over just one week. "Herd immunity" - as long a ... Read More
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
49 years experience Pediatrics
"Fail?": I was moved to answer because you said you "fail at everything else". Your baby is only 7 weeks old, a brand new human being with his/her own personal ... Read More
A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Food introduction: The general recommendation for food introduction in infants is rice cereal at 4 months, vegetables at 5 months, fruits and fruit juices at 6 months, f ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lindquist
28 years experience Pediatrics
Nope: You can start a routine now but please be flexible as babies need for sleep, feeding, and bowel/bladder will change and go through changing phases. D ... Read More
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
22 years experience Pediatrics
Practice with others: If you are the main caregiver, it is wise to allow your baby to spend some time with other people (a grandparent or friend). This will help to ease th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Arca
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: For the first 6 months of daycare, children do tend to catch many colds. It's inevitable and yes, a normal part of being in daycare. It is merely a fu ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
We all do...: We all feel guilty when we leave our babies and must return to work, but you should not! we work in order to provide for our kids and give them divers ... Read More

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