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At What Age Can I Put My Baby On A Park Swing
Caution: A baby is not capable of maintaing their position on a swing. That being said there are toddler swings that may be able to safetly place you child in with out them escaping. I would try one of the swings for size. Do not let go of the child until you are sure they cannot wiggle free. I would also suggest that if you feel they can fit in the swing, then just do very small pushes while watching. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I came on this site to find out at what age babies put feet in their mouths. The 'crafted' baby shoes from Etsy came and smell so toxic, not safe?
At 9-10 month age: Normally babies start putting feet in mouth by 9-10 months of age. Better not to use shoes at very early age, it may hurt the baby. Read more
Recognition: At 1 week of age a baby will turn towards the sound of a mothers voice, at 1 month he will smile at a face that is smiling at him, at 4 months a baby will get excited when his mom approaches, and by 1 year many babies will say 'ball' or 'dog' when they see one. If you talk to your child a lot and tell them what things are, they will recognize them sooner. Read more
Never: This looks primarily to be a vitamin drop to me. Babies do need 400 IU of vitamin D daily. Other than this, your breastmilk and formula (assuming it is adequately DHA supplemented using optimal global DHA levels) contains all the vitamins and nutrients your baby needs to grow. If you are breastfeeding, then three times a week seafood is optimal for DHA secretion into milk. Read more
Avoid co-bedding: Placing several babies in a single crib (aka co-bedding) increases the likelihood that none of them will get a good night's sleep. Co-bedding is also a major risk factor for sudden unexplained infant death (suid). So it is better, if possible, to provide a designated, segregated spot for each baby in order to guarantee uninterrupted sleep for the infant. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Some infants get teeth sooner than others, but on average teething occurs around 6-9 months of age... Occasionally you may see an infant as young as 4 months begin to have teething issues, which are mostly irritability, fussiness, and increases in drooling or desire to chew on things. Some infants may even develop a "low grade" temperature of 99-100 degrees. Referred pain to ears is also common. Read moreSee 11 more doctor answers
By 4 months, or: When their feet can touch the floor. Swings & walkers ABduct the hips, an abnormal position for learning to creep, crawl, cruise & walk. Start "floor time " play with baby in prone position as early as possible, ditch the swing at 2-3 months & don't waste money on a walker. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
22-25: Twenty two to twenty five seem like good ages. Read more
Six month visit:
Most babies develop the ability to swallow a serving of pureed baby food at around 5 months. The baby can begin solids at age 6 months. This is a good topic to discuss at the pediatrician's at the six month visit.
Baby rice cereal is fortified with iron and is usually the first solid food to start. The baby is then introduced to a variety of vegetables and fruits, and then meat. Read more
My wife just turned 32. Is she still at a good age for making babies? We've been trying for 2 years for baby #1.
Short answer, Yes: There is always a small %-age of pregnancies at any age that will have problems, whether spontaneous miscarriage or birth defects but the incident is low. However, the risk does rise with maternal age. Around 35, your md may want to monitor & evaluate a pregnancy more closely, but even then & into the 40's, the majority of pregnancies are not problematic. Follow w/ your md your efforts to conceive. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do babies age to weight/length percentiles project to their potential adult size... Or is it only applicable to their babyhood?
Potential adult height depends mostly on family height. One rough calculation: mid parental height (+) 1 inch for boy and (-) 1 inch for girls. Infants and young children temporarily loose weight with slowness of growth when they have minor illnesses, and catches up soon after recovery.
The child who has been always overfeed and big has seen to be overweight as adults. Read more
My 22 months old baby boy weighs 11kgs but I don't know his height. What is the normal weight and height of babies at this age? He is very playfull.
For his age, 11 kg puts him in the 15th %ile; 15th %ile for height at that age would be 82 cm. Average (50%ile for 22-mo-old is 86 cm and 12.4 kg
interactive chart at following site can let u calculate these as needed: http://www. Medcalc. Com/growth/
just fill in the numbers/dates. Read more
Yes!!!!: Do not deliver at home no one can predict future u can be totatly normal and have had a totally normal pregnancy and labor and bad things can happen like fetal distress, shoulders getting stuck (shoulder dystocia- baby can end up dead or brain damaged, if not treated promptly, post partum hemm where u can;t stop the bleeding, etc, all of these can be disasters at home, home del ok 1813 not 2013. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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