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Dr. Iris Daniel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Nursing or general : What is your question , feeding or general baby care?

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Mosley
19 years experience in General Practice
Interesting question: If your only reason for asking is just because you want your kid to be tall, then skip past what i say because it won't help you. If you're asking abo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Absolutely: Fat is an essential part of an infants diet. It is necessary for brain development.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience in Travel Medicine
Not recommended: Many children eat bits of dirt now and again. It is not recommended and most suffer no harm. There are some gems in dirt which can cause diarrheal il ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Immediately: It starts immediately after birth, but then continues up to ages 6-8 years of age.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Usually observation: Depending on the age, observation and symptomatic treatment is all that is needed. Suctioning of the nose to keep the nostrils open is key. If the a ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
It depends on...: Some infants enjoy swaddling and others don't, so obviously do this only if your infant likes it. Even in this case, don't swaddle to tightly and it i ... Read More
A 7-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience in Adolescent Medicine
Your food: 9 month-olds can eat what you eat with a few exceptions. No honey. The only milk they should drink is breast milk or baby formula. Their food needs ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Celiac disease: Celiac disease is rare in infants. Gastrointestinal symptoms more often can be caused by food allergies, ie milk, soy, egg white, wheat. If baby is un ... Read More
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