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why is my baby not growing at 7 months

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
PREGNANCY: Check with OB md to find out the status of your baby. He will order a pelvic ultrasound.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Best to be seen: at hospital for possible infection, and or ruptured amniotic sac, leaking fluid. Early delivery may be considered, by your doctor, as best course.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Mahmoud
40 years experience Neonatology
IUGR: A more accurate term is Intrauterine Growth Restriction, which refers to restricted fetal growth due to decreased blood flow to the placenta in the ut ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Ultrasound will determine if the baby is growing appropriately.
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Yes - this is not uncommon. 'sitting' at 6-7 months usually means they only stay up with hands propped to the front. They fall sideways and backward ... Read More
A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: Yes, this could be. Have you introduced any new foods that he or she could be slightly intolerant of?
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ghiath Kashlan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes. It should be fine. I assume they were born premature but with no problems. Some start taking few steps as early as 9-11 months. Others might ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: Babies are usually carried in a vertical position. Do you mean bottom first ? If so there is a chance that surgical delivery would be safer for a big ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Lindor
31 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: At six months, most babies are very "vocal", making vowel and consonant sounds, as well as squealing and "razzing" sounds. They tend to be be very soc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
28 years experience Family Medicine
Yes!: Developmental milestones are just guidelines for babies, and all babies learn at different rates/times. The "usual" time when a baby learns to crawl c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Hoffman
13 years experience Dentistry
Anytime Now: Textbooks have rigid dates for primary tooth eruption sequences. 8-12 mos central incisors, 9-13 mos lateral incisors, 16-22 mos canines, 13-19 mos 1 ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wake during day: This kid has flipped his day/night pattern. Time to start over.Feed when waking up, never allow more than 2 hours of sleep in a segment during the day ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Being pregnant: Yes. Of course. There is very little room left.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes : Depending on the baby's temperament, intrauterine movements can be minimal or excessive, smooth or haphazard. All normal.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
21 years experience Pediatrics
No worries: If gaining weight well and feeding regularly well during the day, then there is nothing to worry. If he wakes up, feed him, but if he "decided" he was ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
32 years experience Ophthalmology
No: At 37 weeks of gestation your son should be grown enough for the real word, best of luck.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
No concerns: Babies normally move and kick a lot when they are awake. There is no concern that he does not during his sleep.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Usually transient: Jitteriness is frequent, well-recognized phenomenon in neonates. It usually resolves with time. In one study j clin neuro jitteriness resolved at me ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
??not gaining??: A baby girl born at an average weight at 37 wks is actually at average weight at 11wks if she weighs 11lb. The best way to come up with good growth ex ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: No harm, continue breastfeed. Eat and drink well though.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
If he is acting well: and feeding well, I would wonder if this is accurate. How was the temperature taken? Rectal is the most accurate. I would get another thermometer and ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
The whole 1st yr: Babies tend to triple their birth weight and grow about 10 inches over the first year. They will never have another long term growth rate this large, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Probably yes: If toddlers are happy, healthy, and growing, they are unlikely to have a medical problem that is slowing their teeth eruption. The doctor would know, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Baby checkup: When is your baby due for a checkup? Point this out to your pediatrician. It is on the far end of normal - she should sit very soon. Crawling to fo ... Read More
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