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What type of food should I start feeding my 6 month old baby so that she does not become a picky eater?

What type of food should I start feeding my 6 month old baby so that she does not become a picky eater?

Balance: Feed your baby a balance of foods beginning with various cereals and pureed foods. Allow her to experience a variety of tastes and textures. As she gets older various finger foods, are important to offer. Continue to feed many foods, even those she doesn't like as much. Even with the best of efforts many toddlers will become picky eaters ...Read more

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My family got sick around the same time with vomiting, fever/chills and diarrhea. My 6 month old infant was fine, is it viral or food poisoning.

My family got sick around the same time with vomiting, fever/chills and diarrhea. My 6 month old infant was fine, is it viral or food poisoning.

Gastroenteritis: This is a viral illness, not food poisoning. The treatment does not require medications just adjustments in diet, and remaining well hydrated. The trick to keepibg things down is small amounts frequently. ...Read more

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How many jars of baby food is my 6 month old supposed to eat per feeding session?

How many jars of baby food is my 6 month old supposed to eat per feeding session?

Why keep score: Breast milk or formula will provide all the proper nutrition for the first year & there is no benefit in elaborate meal plans for baby. Solid feeds @ 6m are designed to introduce texture & begin training in another form of eating. An ounce or 2 in paste form made from dry cereal is fine. Adding a new food weekly & introducing some table foods over time will bridge the gap to table foods. ...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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How often can I give my 6 month old infant glycerol? She's over 8kgs and hasn't had a proper bm in a few days I gave her glycerol yesterday

How often can I give my 6 month old infant glycerol? She's over 8kgs and hasn't had a proper bm in a few days I gave her glycerol yesterday

Constipation?: I'm assuming that you mean glycerin suppositories for constipation. Every once in a while these are ok to give. If you are giving one every few days you should try and figure out how to relieve the constipation. Likely you have started some solids by now. Consider giving a small amount of undiluted fruit juice 2-4 oz or a smushed up fresh fruit. Just stay away from bananas. ...Read more

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6 month old grandson has infant nystmus can this be caused by ranadine he took for acid reflux?

6 month old grandson has infant nystmus can this be caused by ranadine he took for acid reflux?

Unlikely!: Nystagmus is unlikely to be caused by ranitidine. It could be congenital meaning present since birth or acquired later due to several causes. He needs to be seen by a pediatric optjomologist and may be a pediatric neurologist also. You have to rule out vision problem and neurological problems. ...Read more

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Is smz tmp sus safe for 6 month old babies and is it safe to mix it mix it w ith tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Is smz tmp sus safe for 6 month old babies and is it safe to mix it mix it w ith tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Do I understand?: I believe you are asking if sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (also called bactrim, septra, cotrim, etc.) can be used in sixth month old infants. Yes. And tylenol (acetaminophen) is commonly used in children of this age. Good luck. Lgromko md. ...Read more

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How many times solid food and bottle feed to be given to 6 month old baby?

How many times solid food and bottle feed to be given to 6 month old baby?

Food introduction: The general recommendation for food introduction in infants is rice cereal at 4 months, vegetables at 5 months, fruits and fruit juices at 6 months, finger foods & meats at 9 months. A three meal two snack schedule is the usual goal, but adapting this schedule to your family's normal routine should be fine as long as your baby is comfortable and gaining weight appropriately. ...Read more

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6 month old baby is taking solid food then how much bottle feed to be given?

6 month old baby is taking solid food then how much bottle feed to be given?

Formula usually same: Up to around 9 months infants will generally continue taking the same amount of formula as before they started solids. ...Read more

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6 month old baby is taking 2 times solid food then how much quantity bottle feed to be given?

6 month old baby is taking 2 times solid food then how much quantity bottle feed to be given?

Feeding Amounts: Approximately 8 ounces every 3-4 hours, but the baby may want more or less and that is fine. They regulate their own feedings after solids are introduced. ...Read more

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How to feed 6 month old baby with homemade solids outside? For instance with rice&banana/apple? How to save food fresh for 4/5 hours outside?

How to feed 6 month old baby with homemade solids outside? For instance with rice&banana/apple? How to save food fresh for 4/5 hours outside?

Bananas: Bananas are to easiest solid food to use outside. Keep a ripe banana in the peel until time for eating. Use the back of a spoon to mash the banana and voila you have a solid food snack. Other homemade solids need to be kept refrigerated on ice while not serving. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give lactose free formula milk for babies. My baby is 6 month old now. He is on lf milk from 3 month....Is it safe...He develops loose poo?

Is it safe to give lactose free formula milk for babies. My baby is 6 month old now. He is on lf milk from 3 month....Is it safe...He develops loose poo?

Several types: Most of the major formula makers offer a lactose free cow milk product, and the soy milk formulas are naturally lactose free. Just look at the labels, their marking is quite specific. ...Read more

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Used lotion on hands. I have 6 month old daughter. She just licked my hands. I then saw the lotion contains honey. Is she at risk for infant botulism?

Used lotion on hands. I have 6 month old daughter. She just licked my hands. I then saw the lotion contains honey. Is she at risk for infant botulism?

Infant botulism: I am sure honey is a small component in your lotion so not a risk but contact Poison control if she ingested a large quantity ...Read more

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Can a six femur bone sorial fracture happen without abuse in a 6 month old infant?

Can a six femur bone sorial fracture happen without abuse in a 6 month old infant?

Unlikely: Spiral fractures in an infant are abuse until proven otherwise. They require a twisting force that the baby cannot do to themselves in any fashion. ...Read more

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Which type of food should an old person with diabetes eat?

Which type of food should an old person with diabetes eat?

Delicious food: Read these: https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/category/recipe/
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What type of food we can give a baby of 9 months?

9 month: At this age wheat, yogurt and eggs can be introduced to a baby. A baby normally has 3 meals and 2 snacks at this age. ...Read more

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What type of food, nutrition should I feed my bf so that he has a bigger load?

What type of food, nutrition should I feed my bf so that he has a bigger load?

God given asset: Unfortunately there is nothing you can do to make your man bigger. He will have what god him. ...Read more

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What type of food n how much diet should be taken in dinner for 25 yr old boy? What is ideal dinner?

What type of food n how much diet should be taken in dinner for 25 yr old boy? What is ideal dinner?

Ideal dinner: Your calorie count depends on how big a "boy" you are and how heavily you exercise. Avoid the greasy, sugary and very salty stuff. Try for 1 gram of lean protein per pound that you weigh each day if you're going for muscle building. A reasonable mix of the foods that you like will ensure adequate micronutrients; i'll let other physicians here share their thoughts pro-con on meat / fish / fats. ...Read more

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Can I give my 8 months baby medication for appetite she don't like any type of food my peditration gave me a diet for her but she's refusing the food?

Can I give my 8 months baby medication for appetite she don't like any type of food my peditration gave me a diet for her but she's refusing the food?

No....: 8 month old doesn't need any appetite stimulant. As long as she doesn't have any issue/disease, e.G metabolic, gi, respiratory, cardiac, etc, not to worry. Check her growth chart: height, weight, head circumference, if these falls within the range, she is ok. She can have cereals, mixed pureed table/jar food, milk. 6 months and above kids get protein. ...Read more

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