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8 Months Old Baby And Fussy
Real constipation?: First, decide whether a baby has constipation or has normal stools that come out only every few days. A baby has constipation if he has to push hard to get his poop out, even if the poop itself isn't hard. If poop really is firm, then the baby is constipated even if he doesn't need to push to get the poop out. A glycerin suppository is one of the first treatments for a constipated older infant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A fussy infant or child is one who may be more irritable than usual. She may not eat as much as usual and may have trouble sleeping. A fussy baby may have an infection, teeth coming in, a tummy ache, or just be distressed due to a change of schedule or "having a bad day". If it persists or she can't sleep or eat anything, ...Read more
No: The fiber might help bulk the stools a bit, but apple juice can actually make it worse. Loose poop is often normal in an 8mo child who is trying new foods, or who may have a short-lived illness. If the baby is otherwise healthy (drinking well, active, playful, & normal urine output), then it'll likely pass on its own. If it's chronic, or other symptoms, or you're worried, talk to your pediatrician ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Parent must do it.: Good oral care starts day one. For infants, wiping all oral surfaces with a washcloth and water twice daily after feedings does the job. For toddlers, get a very soft small toothbrush and brush all oral surfaces gently. You don't have to use toothpaste, but if you want to use it, put only a tiny dot on the brush;we don't want him eating toothpaste! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My baby is 8 mos old and she poops every feeding. 5-6 feedings a day, 6oz. Very soft. is it normal?
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
My 1 week old baby boy is becoming periodically fussy and makes grunting groaning and half cries. Almost like hes in pain. He's formula and breastfed.
May be very normal!: If your baby is feeding very well and has soft stool, in addition to having some very quiet peaceful moments he may be just perfect. This is not uncommon for the littlest guys. They are brand new to the planet and first learning about their own bodies. If unsure, take him to your pediatrician. ...Read more
My month month old baby constantly putting had in mouth. Fussy and cranky and refuse to drink milk . Could he be teething?
My 7 month old has slowed her growth since 5 months old. She is breastfed every 2 hours and eats one meal of solids daily. She meets all her milestone?
Depends: This really depends on where they were, where they are now, and what the family body type is. If they were the 70th % and you are at the 25th, it may just be normal correction. If she's falling off the curve or becoming uncharacteristically small, that might be more cause for concern. You'll need to discuss this more in depth with your pediatrician to figure it out. ...Read more
My baby is 6.5 months old, breastfed and eating baby food. Should he have a bowel movement every day?
Not Necessary: He could , but some babies can have a bm every 2-7 days.If not fussy and no problems when going this is a normal variation. ...Read more
My 8 month old son will feed himself toast, peas, and baby cookies but when I try feeding him 8 month food with solids he refuses it. Why?
Likes and dislikes: Babies have likes and dislikes regarding taste, smell and textures.What he likes, he will more aggressively go after. If he is not thrilled, he will appear"lazy". Do not worry, he will learn. ...Read more
My 1year and 10 month old baby boy vomits solids since mar 16th. He is active.No loose stools or fever. I feed him very ;less cos of fear of him vomit?
See doctor: He needs an evaluation asap if this is going on for over 4 days, . ...Read more
Varies: Baby food will usually alter the stooling pattern based on the items involved.Some items;applesauce, rice cerreal, bananas tend to slow baby down while peaches, pears, prunes speed them up. If baby is skipping days a reduction in the volume of the solids can increase stooling. Solids this young are meant to teach baby to handle solid foods, not replace the nutrition in breast of formula. ...Read more
Suddenly my 5 week old baby boy wakes up and screams for milk at every hour. Used to be every 2 hours. Been feeding him formula.
He may be : Going through a growth spurt. According to kellymom.Com "common times for growth spurts are during the first few days at home and around 7-10 days, 2-3 weeks, 4-6 weeks, 3 months, 4 months, 6 months and 9 months (more or less). " I am an oncologist, but have a 6 week old too :). Keep it up! ...Read more
May be: Apple or apple sauce for babies does help diarrhea. It has pectin that is same ingredient in kaopectate (kaolin and pectin).It is also recommended when a baby has diarrhea as it provides potassium that you loose in diarrhea. You might need to take the baby to a pediatrician or a family doctor if symptoms persist. Also make sure that baby gets plenty of fluids, bananas, jello, & cereals. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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