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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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Read the label: To the best of my knowledge there are no formal studies that compare these brands of baby food to each other. Composition is likely similar, but stil ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
You may: Hydrolyzed formula is less allergenic. You may consult this site for information in this topic: https://www.fda.gov/ohrms/dockets/dockets/05q0298/05q- ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Either...: I know no good studies to guide the answer to your question so I will give you my opinion: Either one is fine and both contain good things like omeg ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
NO IT IS NOT: No it is not healthy for adults as it is high in chlesterol and it is high in cholesterol as babies benefit from high cholesterol levels, thats why sy ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Galbraith
47 years experience in Pediatrics
No: The nutritional content of most milk substitutes is not in most cases sufficient for a baby. That includes almond, rice, and goats' milks. Even cows' ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Fish oil: Yes. Fish oil is safe, however eating fish eg wild salmon is the best way to obtain fish oil (omega 3s) for the body.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alissa Zenack
21 years experience in Pediatrics
Not lactaid...: Babies under a year should be fed either breastmilk or formula. There are several formulas that do not contain lactose. If the child does not tolera ... Read More
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A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
No endorsement Here: I believe it is well stated on this site, but we do not provide any endorsement of any safe product that humans can purchase and use. Medicine would b ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Please clarify: Nido fortified is an instant milk that is designed for children aged 4-12 so i don't understand what this has to do with an unborn baby. I think it wo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Milk/soy allergy: First, u need to be sure it is true allergy to both. You can use almond milk as well. Rice milk is okay as a last resort. What are the symptoms of you ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Roer
36 years experience in Pediatrics
DHA levels: Almost all formulas now contain dha. Some have higher levels than others but studies show that higher levels do not provide any extra benefit. So, as ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes: Yes, it should not be a problem.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Milk: Formula is not appropriate for a 2 year old, and unpasteurized milk increases the risk of Listeria infection. Organic whole milk gets my vote.
A female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience in Pediatrics
Generally, yes: Most babies tolerate rice and gluten-based staples well after the age of six months. As a general rule, you should give 1-2 weeks between starting any ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Confusing question: I believe Nestle bought out Gerber decades ago to get past some problems internationally with their formula products and enter the US market under a r ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Why powder vs. REAL: Lots of evidence humans perform best with love & eating real food, not from other animals or stuff processed out of food/food wastes. Careful of domin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Multiple: Consider probiotics, especially if C-section baby. Make sure getting enough water. Check with your doc if persistant.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Cannot endorse: We are not able to specifically endorse one brand over another. That being said, most mainstream products are similar. Organic products are likely sup ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Good health: The only vitamin which seems to help the immune system is vitamin d3 although Folic Acid has also been touted to boost immune function. Staying in goo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Formula: Formula, assuming the solids are veggies, fruits, cereals as we recommend at this age. American Academy of Pediatrics recommends starting solids at ... Read More

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