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what is feeding problems

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Generally refers to: a child who is unable or unwilling to eat enough to nourish normal growth and development. There are many causes for feeding problems and a child who ... Read More

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Describe the issue: Answers on the site are somewhat limited if the question fails to provide adequate basic information. What, how long, past efforts to help the issue, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Delayed development: Prematurity is always a risk because it may leave a legacy that results in delayed development. Sleeping and eating are primitive reflexes that are re ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Epilepsy Clinic: Long term management through your local (or a referral) neurologist is in order. Quality of life issues for the patient and care givers need to be add ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily : This is considered a safe medication for lactation.It should not be a problem for mother or child.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donna Wilkins
45 years experience Neonatology
Feeding preemies: Preemies, whether they are twins or not often have feeding problems. It is typically not recommended to try to breast or botttle feed until their ges ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla L. King
22 years experience Pediatrics
Broad term: Feeding difficulties is an umbrella term where any problems in feeding occur. This could be an infant who is not able to suck and swallow appropriate ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Tomberlin
21 years experience Pediatrics
Inadequate: Feeding that does not support adequate nutrition and growth (in children)
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Graham
30 years experience Pediatrics
Occupational therapy: Normal toddlers can be gaggy with certain foods. You will know if it is time for professional intervention if they begin having a feeding aversion an ... Read More
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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Tracheal Retractions: I am unsure of the age of this patient but there is a newborn diagnosis of tracheomalacia or weakness of the tracheal cartilage that causes these sym ... Read More
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