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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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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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I have an 11 month old baby she constantly cries thru the night. I guess poor sleeping habits? Can she just cry it out ? Or is that not healthy ?

I have an 11 month old baby she constantly cries thru the night. I guess poor sleeping habits? Can she just cry it out ? Or is that not healthy ?

Sleep: it is important to establish proper sleep routines for an 11 month old. You mention poor sleeping habits... what do you mean by this? This is a great question to review with your pediatrician who can provide insight on your child's specific nighttime/sleep routine. There are many factors which go into getting an almost 1 year on a sleep schedule. ...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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Average sleeping time of an 9 month old infant?

Average sleeping time of an 9 month old infant?

About 16-18hours: Bed at 6:30pm, up 1 or 2 times to eat, up at about 6:30am. Then 2 naps, 1-2 hours long. Remember, early bedtime helps babies sleep better. ...Read more

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Was wondering how much sleep should an 8 month old infant get?

Was wondering how much sleep should an 8 month old infant get?

A lot: There are several phases of sleep and one of the most important levels for maximum rest and renovation is delta phase. This is the deepest level of sleep in which hgh (human growth hormone) is released and in children provides one of the most potented hormones that naturally helps the body to grow and develop. This is why infants require so much sleep. ...Read more

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My one month old infant doesn't sleep well, he stayed up a lot lately. What can I do to help him get a good deep sleep and more?

My one month old infant doesn't sleep well, he stayed up a lot lately. What can I do to help him get a good deep sleep and more?

Baby sleep: there a lot of issues that can prohibit an infant from sleeping, from a multitude of GI issues to bad feeding schedules. Try "The Newborn Sleep Book" for some advice. ...Read more

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How much infant acetaminophen should I give my 11 month old 18lb baby for her fever?

How much infant acetaminophen should I give my 11 month old 18lb baby for her fever?

Dose of acetaminophe: The dose is 0.8 ml of drops, can be given every 4 hours if needed for temp. ...Read more

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My 2 month old is fussy and has a lot of phlegm he has been able to sleep he has been coughing too can I give him some infant tylenol (acetaminophen) ?

My 2 month old is fussy and has a lot of phlegm  he has been able to sleep he has  been coughing too can I give him some infant tylenol (acetaminophen) ?

Not advised: Your baby may have an upper respiratory or lower respiratory infection. I would advise, baby nasal saline and gently removing the nasal mucus and checking the temperature. If there is a temperature of 100.4 or more, please see your physician. T If there is wheezing or a hacking cough, vomiting or any respiratory distress, please seek medical care from you pediatrician. ...Read more

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My infant 9 m old head most of the time sweats while sleeping in night.is it normal?what r the possible reasons

My infant 9 m old head most of the time sweats while sleeping in night.is it normal?what r the possible reasons

Sweaty infant: Many babies are over bundled due to fear of the child getting cold. This can cause overheating and increase the risk of SIDS. Your infant should wear the same amount of clothes as you. Monitor baby carefully for blue and cold fingers and toes. Don't use too many blankets. Here's a good hand-out: http://www.nih.gov/news/health/nov2010/nichd-02.htm (If that doesn't solve it, see your pediatrician). ...Read more

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My babe ( infant ) she is 25 days old have heart defect she is sweating when she is sleeping , what is the reasons and the treatments , thanks?

My babe ( infant ) she is 25 days old have heart defect she is sweating when she is sleeping , what is the reasons and the treatments , thanks?

Sweating: Your child is sweating because of the increased metabolic rate if her heart. She should be under the care of a cardiologist, especially since she may need to be digitilized. ...Read more

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I had sleep apena as a child i now have a 11 month old what are the chances that she to might also have it?

I had sleep apena as a child i now have a 11 month old what are the chances that she to might also have it?

Maybe possible: From my experience, sleep apnea may have some familial tendencies like allergies, eczema, or asthma. But there is no way of telling whether your baby will develop sleep apnea, just because you had it. This is because there could many causes of sleep apnea. Some of them include, enlarged adenoids and tonsils, food reflux, obesity and many more. ...Read more

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What month do a infant start rolling on side to sleep?

What month do a infant start rolling on side to sleep?

Accident/purposeful: Infants may flip occasionally from birth and fully roll with a purpose by 4 months. It has been found that side sleeping is just as risky as belly sleeping with relation to crib death. Always put them down to sleep on theit back, and re-position them if they roll to the side until at least 4 months. ...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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I have an 11 month old baby and she wakes up thru the night more then two-three times for formula is this normal ? Shell be one soon.

I have an 11 month old baby and she wakes up thru the night more then two-three times for formula is this normal ? Shell be one soon.

Pattern feeder: As long as you feed her at night she will follow a feeding clock that wakes her up to feed at night.If you drop the volume gradually and move to only water at night, she will replace the lost calories with more day feeding.At some point she will stop waking to feed, but might wakee for comfort/contact.If you let her stir/fuss foe 5min before you check her, she will quit this. ...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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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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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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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