A 18-year-old member asked:
is it werid wantjng another baby and you already have an 18 month old. i want another but im only 18?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Can you?: You may very well be the motherly type. Being this young does not make you any less of a capable mom. However, do you have any feelings about what your other 18 yr old friends are doing? I'm sure by now you know how life changes after a child. Having a strong support system helps. So please think this through.
6104 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Not weird, but...: No, it's not weird. Babies are great, and having one often makes you want more. But, make sure you stop and analyze why you are seeking this out. Are you in a stable relationship? Are you trying to fil something that you are missing in your own self worth? Are you using the baby as a way to alter or solidify a relationship. Only pursue this this soon, if you are stable, you can afford it, etc...
6102 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 34-year-old male asked:
My baby (18 months old) accidently drank some black coffee. Could this cause a problem?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Define problem: Newborns have a difficult time with removing caffeine from their body but by a week of age most will readily eliminate it at a reasonable rate. Caffeine in coffee will likely act as a stimulant & could give rise to a few hours of over-activity. However, I wouldn't consider this much of a problem in the average healthy kid at 18 mo.
286 viewsAnswered Aug 7, 2018
Last updated Dec 20, 2012
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