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7 month baby suddenly fussy generally especially during feeding ...what can be causes. .shes on cerelac and formula feed...wants to be held?

7 month baby suddenly fussy  generally especially during feeding ...what can be causes. .shes on cerelac and formula feed...wants to be held?

Shd see doctor : Sudden fussiness in a 7 month old may suggest an infection somewhere and the fact that she is more fussy during feedings suggests that it may be an ear infection. Fever is not a reliable sign in this age group and so have the baby checked. ...Read more

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2mos old baby vomits/spits her milk more often lately after feeding.. what to do?..

2mos old baby vomits/spits her milk more often lately after feeding.. what to do?..

? Overfed: try to give reduced amount, prop her/him up while feeding, burp after feeding, raise the head of the bed 30 degrees, as many babies at this age have reflux, if symptoms persist, please see your baby 's doctor ...Read more

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Lactation problem with infant boy. 11 days old, refuses to suck his mom's breasts but does suck the bottle. Please helpppp. Thx, a distraught dad.

Lactation problem with infant boy. 11 days old,  refuses to suck his mom's breasts but does suck the bottle. Please helpppp. Thx, a distraught dad.

lactation problem: Suggest you contact the la lache league organization. Check google for office nearest you. Great information is available from the la lache league. Go online asap. ...Read more

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My 7 month old baby has fever.she wants to be held always and is refusing to be put down.is that normal?She also is crying mostly.she takes her feed.

My 7 month old baby has fever.she wants to be held always and is refusing to be put down.is that normal?She also is crying mostly.she takes her feed.

Shd be seen: 7 month old baby who is crying all the time shd be seen by a doctor to ascertain the source of infection. Particular attention be paid to presence of ear infection and urinary tract infection. U can use paracetamol (acetaminophen ) to make her comfortable but see a doctor as soon as possible. Avoid giving the medicine for 3-4 hours before u see the doctor so as not to mask the infection. ...Read more

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My baby crying to much she is 2 weeks old?

My baby crying to much she is 2 weeks old?

Helpful AAP website:: http://www.healthychildren.org/english/ages-stages/baby/crying-colic/pages/responding-to-your-babys-cries.aspx. If your pediatrician says she's healthy. With normal head & body growth, allow her to self-calm on her back in her crib. Leave the room & go relax once you've tried feeding, burping & changing her diaper.You'll soon learn how much stimulation she can tolerate. ...Read more

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My 7 months old baby is not increasing weight what should I feed her as she is a fussy eater?

My 7 months old baby is not increasing weight what should I feed her as she is a fussy eater?

Failure to Thrive: You may need to ask your doctor about making her formula into a 24 or 27 calories per ounce, you can try added rice cereals in her bottle and feed her baby food whichever ones she loves. May need to talk to a pediatirc nutritionist for advice. ...Read more

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11 week old health infant is almost always fussing& crying during forumla feeding?

11 week old health infant is almost always fussing& crying during forumla feeding?

Reply: Formula intolerance may be a possibility but make sure you are preparing the formula as directed. Keep am eye on his weight gain that shows you if he is gaining enough calories. ...Read more

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Am weaning my 6 week old infant onto formula and he is struggling to poo. Is he constipated?

Am weaning my 6 week old infant onto formula and he is struggling to poo. Is he constipated?

Change pattern: Weaning from breast milk to formula can result in a change in consistency of the stool. If your baby has not had a bowel movement in a few days, I would advise a visit with your pediatrician. The baby's mouth and eyes should be moist. ...Read more

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5 month old baby always throwing up his milk. I'm afraid, will the baby be alright?

5 month old baby always throwing up his milk. I'm afraid, will the baby be alright?

"reflux": Inadequately functioning sphincter at lower gullet allows spitting ups in infants. Attention should be paid on infant's weight gain and respiratory complication, e.g., wheezing. ...Read more

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My month month old baby constantly putting had in mouth. Fussy and cranky and refuse to drink milk . Could he be teething?

My month month old baby constantly putting had in mouth. Fussy and cranky and refuse to drink milk . Could he be teething?

Fussy baby: This is early for teething and there are many things that can cause fussiness in a young baby.stay calm, soothing and loving during the fussiness is important. Talk to the pediatrician for guidance. ...Read more

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My baby is 11 mo. Old and losing interest in breast feeding. I nursed my first 2 babies until 18 mo. What are some reasons she is losing interest?

My baby is 11 mo. Old and losing interest in breast feeding.  I nursed my first 2 babies until 18 mo.  What are some reasons she is losing interest?

Less needy: Bf is a combination of nutrition & personal intimacy which solidifies the bond between mother & kid. Some kids are pre- wired to be less needy & more interested in exploring the world than cuddling. If baby is only feeding for 5-10 minutes/side & squirming to get off, they may be ready to wean.Get ready to check the locks & get new running shoes, this kid may keep you busy. ...Read more

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My 2 month old baby cries until I lift him up in a uptight position?

My 2 month old baby cries until I lift him up in a uptight position?

See doctor: Two months old baby knows human /mother touch and feels better when mom lifts him up, so he may be crying for that. But there may be any other reason that he is uncomfortable like breathing problem, obstruction in airway, gastric reflux or having gas and needs burping. Get your baby checked by your doctor to sort out problem. ...Read more

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My 2 month old baby has suddenly stop taking breastfeeding.But he is having formula.Whenever i try to give him breast feed he starts crying. ?

My 2 month old baby has suddenly stop taking breastfeeding.But he is having  formula.Whenever i try to give him breast feed he starts crying. ?

Keep trying: To have the formula from a bottle is easier for a baby because of the nipple opening is wider. It's much harder for them to get a milk from the breast. Keep on trying to breastfeed prior to the supplement infant with a formula. Be patient. ...Read more

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8 month baby - running nose, no temp, full dirty nappies, cough and teething? Is it all connected to her teething?

8 month baby - running nose, no temp, full dirty nappies, cough and teething? Is it all connected to her teething?

Might not: It looks like your child might have a viral upper respiratory infection presenting with congestion, runny nose, then loose stool or even diarrhea. Make sure he or she gets plenty of fluid or water and give him/her baby tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil if fevers develop. Symptoms might last for a week or so. Bring your child to see a doctor if symptoms do not improve. ...Read more

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My son is 7 months old, when should we introduce meat baby food?

My son is 7 months old, when should we introduce meat baby food?

Depends: Have you already introduced all fruits and vegetables to him? I would first introduce fruits and vegetables and then the green vegetables one at a time for 3 days before introducing a new food then between 6-9 months introduce meats too, one at a time for 3 days to make sure he doesn't react adversely to each one. Table food introduce at 9-12 mo. No honey, egg or peanut butter until after 12 mo. ...Read more

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2 months old baby falls off bed. Baby seems fine but i'm worried. No bleeding, vomiting, or anything. Baby breastfed and is sleeping. Please advise.?

2 months old baby falls off bed. Baby seems fine but i'm worried. No bleeding, vomiting, or anything. Baby breastfed and is sleeping. Please advise.?

Should be fine!: Undress and check out all parts of your infant's body for any bumps, bruises or abrasions/deformities. Gently touch all areas to check for tenderness. Likely, you were lucky with this incident and all should be well. Persistent fussy behavior, vomiting, sleeping, or changes in his/her behavior/affect would be halmarks of getting an evaluation sooner than later. ...Read more

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My baby is almost 3 weeks old. She was up all night screaming and crying and she's still fussy. Should we be concerned?

My baby is almost 3 weeks old. She was up all night screaming and crying and she's still fussy. Should we be concerned?

Baby is ill: Please check if the baby has a fever. If the baby is feverish this is an emergency. If there is a rash then this may be urgent. If the baby will not feed or drink then please take the baby to be seen. ...Read more