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Why is my 8 month old baby vomiting after eating dairy (milk based porridge for babies or cottage cheese) but yet he doesn't after vomit eating formula

Why is my 8 month old baby vomiting after eating dairy (milk based porridge for babies or cottage cheese) but yet he doesn't after vomit eating formula

Whole milk products: Whole milk products may not be tolerated until after 12 months of age. Use infant formula (or breast milk) to make sure your baby gets the right balance of digestible nutrients. If your baby still doesn't tolerate whole cow's milk after a year of age, you may need to try a lactose free cow's milk or soy milk. Some babies can tolerate yogurt, since the lactose is broken down more. ...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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How much infant tylenol (acetaminophen) can I give to my 17 lb 8 month old?

How much infant tylenol (acetaminophen) can I give to my 17 lb 8 month old?

80mg: The recommended dose for a infant is 10-15 mg/kg & your baby weighs about 8kg. I would start at 80mg. Many products that come in dropper bottles have lines on the dropper, the first line is usually 40 mg and the 2nd is 80. ...Read more

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My 8 month old baby still not crawling does this indicate slow development of brain?

My 8 month old baby still not crawling does this indicate slow development of brain?

Milestones: No, crawling can start after 8 months and some may even skip crawling and start walking. Other milestone achievements need to be considered when identifying a baby who is developmentally delayed. See your pediatrician if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Can I use abuterol sulfat and infant Advil (ibuprofen) with my 8 months old? He is wheezing and his head is a little bit hot (forehead 101f for 2 days straight).

Can I use abuterol sulfat and infant Advil (ibuprofen) with my 8 months old? He is wheezing and his head is a little bit hot (forehead 101f for 2 days straight).

Yes: You can use both medications. It is advisable to treat the fever when it is more than 101, and to follow up with your physician. Keeping the baby well hydrated and using the albuterol for hacking cough and wheezing helps to relieve bronchospasm. At this age a spacer device or nebulizer is used to help deliver the medication to the lungs. If the fever or cough/wheezing persists, please see your M.D ...Read more

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What is the average weight & height of an 8month old infant?

What is the average weight & height of an 8month old infant?

Varies: Around 20 lbs 28 inches.. There are different growth charts for girls and boys and prematurely born. There is a wide variation of normal. The best indcator of normal development is the steady growth of height, weight and head circumference over successive months ...Read more

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Can an 8 month old baby safely be around a dog?

Can an 8 month old baby safely be around a dog?

NEVER: There is no such thing. All animals are unpredictable. You are your childs safety in most situations. An 8 month old has no place being left around a dog. As a child gets more mobile they become a bigger threat to the dog even though your child might only be playing. Animals are territorial. ...Read more

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Is it okay if I give my 8 month old baby atole?

Is it okay if I give my 8 month old baby atole?

Yes: Check the ingredients you are using but they should be fine. This is a drink often recommended for nursing mothers. Make sure it is not too hot. All the best. ...Read more

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What can I give my 8 month old baby for coughing?

What can I give my 8 month old baby for coughing?

No cough medications: Symptomatic treatment. Elevate her head. Keep her room cool and not too dry. Use gentle saline to keep her nasal passages clear. Give Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever. All the best. ...Read more

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Can a 8 month old baby be told has asmsa with no tests?

Can a 8 month old baby be told has asmsa with no tests?

Hard to say: Wheezing is a sound common to asthma and bronchiolitis as well as several other lower respiratory infections. About 75% of the wheezing infants quit by the age of 4-5 and do not wheeze as older kids or adults. Since Asthma is a specific label for a potential lifelong condition, I never use it in infants or toddlers unless I have something specific to go on.Family history, eczema, etc. ...Read more

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What do you do after 8 month old baby falls off the bed?

What do you do after 8 month old baby falls off the bed?

Depends on landing: If you witnessed fall and they did not land on head and they are not distressed and moving all extremities equally and acting normally you can just observe. If you did not see fall, they landed on head, they are vomiting, not moving normally or acting unusual in any way they should be seen now. If there is any loss of consciousness, seizure activity or you are alone with child call 911. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to how much should an 8 month old baby be eating a day?

I'm curious as to how much should an 8 month old baby be eating a day?

Feeding: He should take 24-32 ounces of formula or breast milk daily, before he gets water or other liquids. He can have up to 6 oz of juice daily. Some of the milk he gets can be in the solids, such as cereal mixed with milk. Once babies are 6 months and older they become more independent in how they eat and don't eat. He should eat as much as he wants of solids, up to 3 times a day. ...Read more

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Will it hurt to give our 8.Month old baby a teaspoon of sugar in his formula bottle?

Will it hurt to give our 8.Month old baby a teaspoon of sugar in his formula bottle?

Teaching Obesity: There is no health benefit for sugar for your baby. Why would you add extra sugar calories to your child's nutrition. Our babies in this country are in general obese and dangerously so. Diabetes is on the rise in the young as much as it is in the adult population. Extra sugar is not only unnecessary it can be a dangerous habit to give to your children. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my 8 month old baby was just diagnosed with type1 diabetes?

Should I be concerned if my 8 month old baby was just diagnosed with type1 diabetes?

Yes: Requires experts to help you manage their now lifelong disease- must be seen by pediatric endocrinologists. ...Read more

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What are all the nutrients required for a 8 month old baby to have good development?

What are all the nutrients required for a 8 month old baby to have good development?

The usual...: The nutrients are the same as adults, but different quantities. The baby needs proteins, carbohydrates and fats. The fat calories should be roughly about 1/3-1/2 of the calories, and the remainder divided up between the remaining two. They need vitamins, micronutrients and iron. All of these can be obtained by drinking adequate infant formula. If breast feeding exclusively, needs vitamin d added. ...Read more

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Is toothpaste containing xylitol good for 8 month old baby?

Is toothpaste containing xylitol good for 8 month old baby?

It is recommended: By dentists, pediatricians, and pharmacists as a cavity preventive toothpaste. Xylitol is an FDA approved product for all ages. ...Read more

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What quantities of solid food should I feed my 8 month old baby?

What quantities of solid food should I feed my 8 month old baby?

Amounts: Babies are very unique. They rarely over eat. When feeding I would recommend you allow your baby to eat as much as he/she wants. Sometimes you have to use some judgement and limit it a little but generally they don't over eat. ...Read more

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How much milk should my 8 month old baby get in a day? She is breastfed.

How much milk should my 8 month old baby get in a day? She is breastfed.

~1 quart: If she is eating a reasonable amount of solid foods, she can have as much breast milk as she wants. Formula fed babies should get about a quart a day. ...Read more