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Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.

Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant  Tylenol every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.

Prob not necessary: Usually the parents have more discomfort than baby. Fewer drugs are better than more drugs. Cold teething rings are safe to use without relying on Tylenol ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


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How can I get my 11 month old baby to develop a bigger appetite?

How can I get my 11 month old baby to develop a bigger appetite?

You don't!: Babies are quite amazing they will usually only eat as much as their body tells them. Your job is to offer and make foods available so they can eat when they need to. They regulate themselves better then we do. ...Read more

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11 month old baby gets up once a night for a bottle. How do I break this habit and get her to sleep through the night?

11 month old baby gets up once a night for a bottle. How do I break this habit and get her to sleep through the night?

Gradual reduction: If you begin reducing the volume of the night feed & shift over to water, you will eliminate the "feeding clock" effect that gets baby up for a feed. Within 2 wks you should have a baby that may alert at night but won't be trained to seek a meal & should be able to self settle in the night. ...Read more

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Are eggs really safe for 11 month old baby? What are the things to consider in feeding babies with eggs?

Are eggs really safe for 11 month old baby?  What are the things to consider in feeding babies with eggs?

Eggs and Babies: I guess your baby is close to 1 yr by which eggs can be fed safely. Egg whites cause allergy (protein) than yolk which mainly has fats. Start w small amount yolk of hard boiled egg if your baby doesnt have any sign of allergies already, like eczema, asthma or strong family history, u can try a small amt of a hard boiled egg. Add white later. Expect baby to spit egg initially, as they acquire taste ...Read more

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How much should my 11 month old baby girl be eating by now?

How much should my 11 month old baby girl be eating by now?

Varies: There is no correct answer because the nutritional needs of each child varies. However, if you find that you have to encourage your child to eat their food, they are most likely not hungry and you should stop.For more specifics, ask you pediatrician. ...Read more

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My 11 month old baby boy's fontenell closed early @ about 6months & he has a dent in the top of his head. Is this cause for concern?

My 11 month old baby boy's fontenell closed early @ about 6months & he has a dent in the top of his head. Is this cause for concern?

Dent really AF?: Are tey sure te "dent" i snot his fontanelle. Otherwise, if the fontanelle closed early but head circumference is still increasing appropriately and he's developing fine, not to worry. However, if above is true of head looks "mis-shapen", need further evaluation to see if the early closure is affecting appropriate brain growth/development. ...Read more

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What's the normal weight for a 11 month old baby?

What's the normal weight for a 11 month old baby?

Boy or girl?: The 50th percentile for boys at 11 months old is 22 pounds, and for a girl it is a little over 20 pounds. ...Read more

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Is it normal tha 11 month old baby boy fully breastfed only weights 19lb?

Is it normal tha 11 month old baby boy fully breastfed only weights 19lb?

~10th percentile: His weight is a little below the 10th percentile. What is his height (length)? Knowing this percentile would help determine if his weight is much lower than his height, or is his height also about 10th percentile (a more normal pattern). It would also be helpful to know if he has always been along the 10%tile for weight his whole life or not. ...Read more

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Which antibiotic drop is safe for an 11 month old baby?

Which antibiotic drop is safe for an 11 month old baby?

Depends.: Antibiotics help with specific bacteria. No antibiotic kills every bacteria. You need to get the baby checked. The type of infection determines the type of antibiotic chosen. ...Read more

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