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10 Weeks Old Baby Feeding Ounces Average
4wk old /c bright green mucuousy pooh, about a tbsp. Breastfeed, normally have mustard yellow stool. No temp , baby feeding well. Concern?
Not a growth spurt: Babies go through growth spurts, in which they seem to eat all the time, and then slower periods of growth during which they do not seem to be as hungry. You might worry if your baby isn't feeding because she doesn't seem to feel good, is lethargic, or has fever or trouble breathing. If she looks and acts healthy, it may be a temporary slowdown in her growth. She may be eating more per feed, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bottle Feeding: I'll presume since you are a man we are talking about bottle feeding! This depends on baby's age. If you have a newborn, baby should be having between an ounce and two ounces every several hours, on demand. The number of ounces gradually increases as the baby grows older and the feedings gradually space out longer. Ask again with the specifics of baby's age and we can help more. ...Read more
What makes a baby feeding bottle unsterile? If i take it after the sterilization cycle is complete, how much time does it stay sterile?
Very Quickly: Unless you wear sterile gloves, the bottle becomes unsterile very quickly. Essentialy as soon as you touch the bottle. However, the bottle still stays very clean. Being very clean is typically more than enough to keep your baby safe and healthy. ...Read more
Dr,My2mns baby feeding only right brest since left has inverted.as its so soft,light,painless,guess it has dried.bt huge size differnt.wht shd do?help
Inverted nipple : Your left breast has inverted nipple ,the baby cannot make good grasp to suck milk ,breast is o.k.Either you can use nipple shield or pump milk from left breast. You can consult -breast feeding consultant .Continue feeding from rt breast as much as possible . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Changing bottles: Most bottle will start to look worn after going through the dishwasher for a few months but it is more important to change the nipples especially if the rubber is starting to look worn or cracked. Look on the package and it should give you an idea. Cheaper bottles will have to be changed more often. ...Read more
How can I make time for errands while breastfeeding my baby? Feeding, burping, etc... Takes up the whole day.
3mos after pregnancy. Mixed baby feeding including breastfeeding and i have light pink spotting on and on from time to time. What it can be?
Infant Feeding: Every 3 hourly on an average. At night can give 4-6 hours gap. Plan from now to breast feed your next child for at least 6 months. ...Read more
I have a 6 weeks old baby. I use feeding bottle to feed the baby. But I am concerned about the hygiene of the bottle. Please suggest ways to achieve..
Hygiene: Wash thebottles and nipples with hot water and soap and water sterilize the bottles for 30 minutes. ...Read more
3 weeks old baby how much formula milk should I feed her? And she has a reflux giving her too much at once is okay? Or I should feed her small amounts
Feeding: Feed smaller amounts frequently but generally 3-4 oz every 4 hours is about what she needs. A more exact amount could be based on her weight. All the best. ...Read more
Is it ok to give 2 month old enfamil newborn formula as well as enfamil infant 1 formula? When one can is done switching to another
My 2 weeks old baby sometimes sleeps more than 4 hours between feedings. Should I wake her up or let her sleep? Pumping and supplementing health reaso
Sleep: baby will certainly awake and let you know when it's time to feed. ...Read more
Can I give 1oz water (boiled for 5mins) to 7 weeks old baby after every feeding ? She is breast fed.
Is it normal for 5 weeks old baby to sleep through the day 9-12 hours without breast feeding her ? As I couldn't wake her up . Thank you
Is bilirubin 18mg in 2 weeks old baby abnormal/does it need phototherarapy or stop breast feeding, thanks?
Maybe (not) . . .: Check out http://www.Aafp.Org/afp/2002/0215/p599.Html for info re late onset breast milk jaundice. Typically we don't recommend stopping breast feeding but this may be one of those situations (although you still need to express milk to maintain production). Need to check bilirubin levels daily - expect rapid decrease after stop breast feeding. Then may start up again. Go see your doctor & discuss. ...Read more
Should I have a flu shot as it's winter now and lots of people have flu. I am breast feeding my 3 weeks old baby at the moment. Thanks?
Yes: It is a great way to protect your baby. ...Read more
My newborn baby that 19, days old and she keeps crying i think she constipated, what can I give my new infant baby for the pain. Can suppositories use?
Constipation: Is hard and infrequent stools. You can give a glycerin suppository once and see igf that helps. Baby may be crying if mom is breastfeeding and drinking milk, eating dairy. If using milk based formula then can also cause tummy ache. Baby could be colicky too.. Go see your doctor and discuss this. You will feel better and so will baby! ...Read more
My 7 weeks old baby seems getting cold & cough. Is there any medicine that I can give right away? She is breast fed.
Saline & suction: Your baby is too young for cold medications. It is safest to use saline nose drops to help clear the nasal congestion. Suctioning the nose gently with a bulb helps to remove the mucus from the nose will help the breathing. Also running a coolest humidifier can help her breathing. Contact your doctor if you are concerned about any labored breathing or high fever. ...Read more
My newborn is always asleep and i have to wake him up to feed him, he barely eat, he's not sick and he is 11 days old now. is this normal for his age?
Weight gain: Please check the baby's weight. His weight should not be less than what he weighed at birth. Monitor the weight weekly to ensure that he is gaining weight. You should consult your doctor if he does not gain weight. In any case he should be checked in the well baby clinic at regular intervals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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