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Loose stool for 6 month kid?

Loose stool for 6 month kid?

May be Normal: Can be normal. If your child is acting totally normal and not sickly, this may be a response to a change in diet.If they are sick, check with your doctor.Also important is the frequency of stooling, gassiness, fever etc. ...Read more

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Why is my 6 month old baby so fussy?

Why is my 6 month old baby so fussy?

Fussy Baby: I would love to help you with your baby but need more information. Check diaper, hunger, for fever, for pain. If all else fails take baby for a car ride in car seat of course. ...Read more

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My 6 year old son still walks on his tiptoes. Will he outgrow this?

My 6 year old son still walks on his tiptoes. Will he outgrow this?

Must be seen.: I think it's time for your son to be seen by a Pediatric Orthopedist. I think it's too long for him to be walking on his tiptoes, and I'd recommend an evaluation at this point. ...Read more

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Frequently dirreha persists to 6 month baby?

Frequently dirreha persists to 6 month baby?

Many causes: If it is truly diarrhea ( and not just 1 or 2 loose stools a day), it can indicate an infection (bacterial, viral, parasite ), a food allergy, diet (like too much juice). Various stool studies can be done to distinguish between these causes. Many times what a parent perceives as diarrhea, really isn't. Breast fed babies usually have looser stools. Stools change when fruits are added to diet ...Read more

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Can my 6 months old baby girl take soyamilk?

Can my 6 months old baby girl take soyamilk?

6mo old drink soy?: Ordinarily, a 6 month old needs a baby formula milk. It can be soy based and that is fine with a lot of babies. ...Read more

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26 mo old son at same daycare since 3 mo old, new room every 6 mo. Teacher says he doesn't talk. He's talkative at home. Problem? Suggestion?

Normal,Probably: Toddlers are often overwhelmed in what is to them new or strange situations.The changes may bother him. Thus they are quiet, withdrawn or very quiet. Once they warm up and are comfortable, they then become more outgoing. This is very normal and no cause for worry. ...Read more

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Have a 6 month old baby with temp of 39.8?

Have a 6 month old baby with temp of  39.8?

FEVER: 39.8c means 103.6f. Most fevers at this age are viral. The associated symptoms can be runny nose, cough, poor oral intake. Give a fever reducer when it is 101 f or above. If only fever with no other symptoms, UTI or other causes need to be ruled out. Take baby to the pediatrician for an exam. Make sure s/he drinks enough fluid. ...Read more

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Can you use vaporub on 6 month old baby ?

Can you use vaporub on 6 month old baby ?

I wouldn't: I consider this product more an airway irritant than health aid for any kid under 6 years of age. An infant has partial dependence on their nasal airway for breathing and any fragrance, pleasant or not, can plug them up. Any medicinal quality (the medicine smell) is more myth than real at any age.The indians used pine pitch to scent their sweat lodges, and this product mimics the practice. ...Read more

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How long should 6 month old babies sleep a day

How long should 6 month old babies sleep a day

14 hours: Babies need about 14 hours of sleep per day at 6 months, of course spread out over the night and naps during the day. ...Read more

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Can my 6 year old daughter out grow epilepsy?

Can my 6 year old daughter out grow epilepsy?

Yes: Many children who experience a variety of seizure forms will eventually grow past this by adolescence or adulthood. Whether this is from the gradual maturing of the connections of the nervous system with age or other factors is not clear. ...Read more

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How often should a 6 month old baby poop per day?

How often should a 6 month old baby poop per day?

Depends on intake: If your baby is exclusively breast fed, one stool weekly may be normal. If you baby eats solids 1-4 small soft stools daily would be normal. ...Read more

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Is my baby's runny nose allergies? He's 6 months old

Is my baby's runny nose allergies? He's 6 months old

Maybe: Young babies can have allergic nasal inflamation (rhinitis) with constant runny nose. A 6 month old can also have multiple cold during the winter and have an almost constant runny nose from fall to spring. Speak with your pediatrician about the appropriate dose of an antihistamine to use for your baby. If control is inadequate consult an allergist. ...Read more

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Do 6 months old babies get growth spurts?

Do 6 months old babies get growth spurts?

Growth spurt in baby: They can especially when they are sleeping. ...Read more

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Can I give my 6 month old teething biscuits?

Can I give my 6 month old teething biscuits?

No: Haven't seen anything good come from babies and teething biscuits. Babies are likely to bite off more than they can handle, and then choke. If parents decide to take a chance with teething biscuits, they should be sure to plan ahead (as in knowing what to do with a choking baby). ...Read more

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My 6 month old twists and turns and arches his back whenh aving his bottle. Is he ok?

My 6 month old twists and turns and arches his back whenh aving his bottle. Is he ok?

Since birth?: One of the many signs of reflux is babies that arch their backs and seem uncomfortable when feeding, sometimes they seem as if they are choking on their milk. Has he had this since birth? Have you discussed with your doc? Is the milk coming out of the bottle to quickly? This can cause the symptoms you describe. Things to consider is how is he growing, how frequently he has problems or spit up-. ...Read more

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6 month old baby, how many bm in one day ?

6 month old baby, how many bm in one day ?

BM: It varies. Many babies have a bm every time they feed and this is normal. Others may only have one per day and this is also normal. Even skipping a day can be normal. The most important thing is that the baby is reasonably comfortable while having a bm. Some mild straining for a few moments relieved immediately after the bm is good. If it becomes an hours long agony, you need to consult with a doc. ...Read more

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Can I feed my 6 month old baby yogurt?

Can I feed my 6 month old baby yogurt?

8-9 months: Yogurt can be a healthy part of a baby's diet. Make sure you buy plain whole milk yogurt- babies need these fats, so no nonfat yogurt for them! also try to avoid buying the flavored varieties- plain is best and if you want to mix in some bananas or other fruit thats fine but the pre-flavored ones have too much added sugar for babies. ...Read more

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How often should a 6 week old baby feed?

How often should a 6 week old baby feed?

Every few hours: Generally every 2-4 hours. There is a lot of variability, depending on how long the child feeds and also time of day. ...Read more

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How come my 6 year old child is having constant headaches?

How come my 6 year old child is having constant headaches?

Yes 6 Years old can : 6 years old can get headache due to many reasons, like allergies, viral infection, meningitis, post head injury, eye problems, migraine, brain tumour, sinus infection most of the times the headaches are benign and do not recurr after the underlying condition has been treated take him to your pediatrician to find the cause and get treated. ...Read more