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Infant feeding disorders in children

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Depends: It depends on the age and the weight of the child as well as on where you are going to use them, what are you using them for and for how long.

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
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Pediatrics 50 years experience
Small: With the advancement of preventive care, high utilization of hydroxyurea, and aggressive treatment for the complications associated with sickel cell d... Read More
Dr. Andrew Walter
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Rare: It is rare for a child with sickle cell anemia to die young. Children should be seen by hematology specialists to be sure they are getting up to date... Read More
Dr. Della Howell
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 23 years experience
One study of 711: Children showed that 25 of them died, with the average time of death being 5 1/2 years. For those children with hemoglobin ss or s-beta thal 0 subtyp... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Pediatrics 31 years experience
See below: Feeding your baby in an awkward position will only compound the aches and pains most new mothers feel. Since you will spend, perhaps the most time wi... Read More
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Consider this: A bottle is a substitute breast. When nursing, infant & mother are in the " en face" position. Baby's face is about 12" from mother's face, the best ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Try not to: Feeding a baby in a slightly head up position will prevent any of the formula getting into the middle ear and causing ear infections.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
We don't in the US: I know some fare east cultures like to offer honey as a ritual celebration ; wish for success. However, there are often spores(seeds) of botulism germ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Both are good : The powder form can be stored longer, the ready made is more convenient but with limited validity and should be stored in a cool dry place, more expen... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
We don't in the US: I know some fare east cultures like to offer honey as a ritual celebration ; wish for success. However, there are often spores(seeds) of botulism germ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
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Hungry: If you think your infant is still hungry change to Novalac SD for hungry babies or Lactogen. It is not good to overfeed your baby as they will then ha... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Burping: It depends if you gave the apple sauce with formula or not.

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