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What Type Of Food Should I Feed My 6month Old Baby
Rice and Stage I: I'm not sure what foods you've started so far. Typically spoon-feeding rice cereal first, mixed with formula or breast milk, then stage i foods when taking rice cereal well. Stage i is generally simple fruits and vegetables. Around 7 mo you can start in with the stage ii foods. ...Read more
A very rough...: ...Guideline is about three ounces per pound per day. So a 10lb baby might be expected to eat about 30oz per day. This is not a rule, it's a guideline. If your baby won't take more than 22oz and is growing normally, that's fine. If your baby requires 40oz otherwise she screams and cries, as long as she's growing normally, that's fine too. ...Read more
What should I be feeding my 10 month old daughter? How many ounces of formula should she get a day? How much baby food a day
Ask pediatrician: There are several reasons for this and only your pediatrician can best answer this question. ...Read more
Food for two years: Basically, he can eat most anything you eat except for foods he can choke on, such as hotdogs, popcorn, lettuce, etc. ...Read more
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
Depends on age: Infants triple their birth weight by one year of age. They go through several growth spurts in the first 4 months - so respond to their wants. For the first 5-6 months, babies should only get breast milk or formula - if your baby seems hungry after a feeding, give them a bit more until they are satisfied. At 5-6 months, start solids with one small meal a day. ...Read more
Whatever you eat: At 1 year old, your child can eat any foods you eat. You'll want to make sure foods are cut small so that the child doesn't choke. Avoid juices and other sugary drinks. Avoid highly processed foods and meats, because they are full of chemicals that aren't good for anyone. Continue whole milk and dairy. Feed a variety and don't force foods that he/she doesn't like. ...Read more
Can i know why my 90 days old son is suffring from frequent vomiting of almost three fourth of the breastmilk fed since his birth?
I am a 19 yr old breastfeeding my 3 month old and have a lump at the bottom of one of my breasts and don't know if its anything to worry about ?
Check with OB: I would recommend that you see your ob. It may be a cyst ( a small fluid filled lump). It may be a clogged duct. It could be breast cancer. Best to see your md. You may need mammogram and possibly breast ultrasound to help rule out serious problems. Dont wait. See your md when you find a lump. Better safe than sorry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I don't want to puton my weight after second operated delivery. My baby boy is of 4 month old. What should I do?
I have an idea: Congratulations on your family. Wouldn't it be wonderful if your children grew up with parents who both set a top value on physical fitness, and made aerobic exercise an important family group activity? Very few children are so fortunate, and most men would be blessed to have a wife who wants to share the joy of staying in shape. ...Read more
Rice: Rice cereal is appropriate for a child that age. ...Read more
I am a 19 yr old breastfeeding my 3 month old and have a lump at the bottom of one of my breasts and don't know if its anything to worry about?
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Gaseous babies: Are you breast or bottle feeding. Contrary to what you might think breast fed babies swallow a lot of air when they feed. Frequent burping may alleviate some of the gas.Mylicon drops may help. When all else fails glycerine suppositories for babies gently inserted in the sinus for about five seconds helps tremendously. ...Read more
I have a question my baby is only eating about 31oz.Of miak each day and she is eight months old what should or shall I do ?
Pediatrician: Your babies' pediatrician can track weight and development and help you with a plan for a healthy child. ...Read more
My 4 month old baby has silent reflux and i want to start him off with solids soon what type of veggies should I not feed him?
SOLID FOOD: Introduced at 4-6 months. Your child has mild gastro-esophageal reflux. Thickened/solid food will help him. Start with cereals, then jar food with fruits and vegetables. One new item in 1 week. Vegetables should be freshly cooked and strained or commercial jar food. Common are, potato, carrot, broccoli, zucchini, etc. There is no reflux related contraindication of any vegetable. ...Read more
Infant intake varies: but most 9 month old infants will drink between 28 and 35 oz of formula, using some of that to mix with dry cereal, in addition to 2-3 meals a day. Meals may be between 4-8 oz or so a serving and consist of cereal and fruit, veggie and meat dinners, and cereal and vegetables. Most babies at this age are also starting some finger foods in small quantities. Let your babyh's appetite be a guide. ...Read more
What's the normal amount of feeding of formula for a 2week 4day old newborn? I feed her 2.5 of formula. Am I feeding her too much?
Feeding Amounts: Feeding amounts will vary some based on the weight of your baby. Generally feeding amounts range from 3-4 oz every 3-4 hours. Visit the site healthychildren.org to help with guidelines. Frequent check ups with growth measurements help to determine good nutrition and growth at this age. Assessing wet diapers also helps. All the best. ...Read more
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