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At What Age Can You Stop Warming Up A Bottle For A Baby
What would be good to have in the medicine cabinet/first aid kit for a infant? I would like to make one up for a baby shower gift
Try now: If you are living in an area with uncertain water quality or using untested water sources for the bottles, by all means steralize. If you have access to certified water supply, hot water for cleaning & a good bottle brush, you never need to steralize at all. Spend time with baby, not doing busy work cause grandma did it that way. ...Read more
It varies: While many jogging stroller manufacturers recommend your child should be at least 6 months old, others recommend waiting until the baby is at least 8 months old. Ultimately, it should be determined by you and your pediatrician who examines your child to assure they have adequately developed physically, to sustain the rigors of the jogging stroller. Best wishes. ...Read more
At what age does a child begin or should a child start to understand right from wrong? At some age they are old enough to know better bad from good.
Piaget & Kohlberg : are worth your researching. From behaviors modeled by parents & parental discipline (teaching) style, 18-mo.-5 yr. old kids begin to understand adult rules based on rewards for "good" & unpleasant consequences for "bad" behavior. From 5-10 yrs. kids think of what's right & fair as immutable, adult-made rules. From 10-12 yrs., children "get" that what's " right" may change with the situation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a 6 weeks old baby. I use feeding bottle to feed the baby. But I am concerned about the hygiene of the bottle. Please suggest ways to achieve..
Hygiene: Wash thebottles and nipples with hot water and soap and water sterilize the bottles for 30 minutes. ...Read more
Be practical: If they stink from their underarms they need it. The adrenal glands that are part of this process can begin to show apocrine gland odor as early as age 6 in some. This is a separate system from that driving puberty, but both systems eventually function together. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
While eating a hotdog, a young child sitting next to you at the ballgame, begins choking and coughing loudly, what to do?
ABCs (abacavir): The first step is to clear any food from the child's mouth. Follow the ABC 's of basic CPR, is the airway clear? is the child breathing normally? How is the child's coloration ( lips, skin ), Check the pulse for rate and regularity. If your child has developed symptoms after the choking episode, eg fever, cough, difficulty swallowing, vomiting, it is important to seek medical advice. PRMG/Peds ...Read more
Should you give a 10 month old gripe water everyday to help them sleep or for teething, a cap full in every bottle and 2 at night?
Can a baby stop breathing if left to cry for too long? We're sleep training and letting him cry for up to 10 minutes at a time and husband is worried.
No he cannot: You need to slowly increase the times he cries--5 minutes,10,15,20.be consistent.go in see him but no picking up.he gets the message you are around,he is safe but will not pick him up.it will definitely happen with consistency in just a few days.good luck.next time do not wait until he is 1 yr old.do it at 5-6 months ...Read more
What would you think of a mother that put he child to sleep at night with a bottle of apple juice and rotted out the kid's teeth?
When do you decide for your 16 month old baby to stay at home or to go to chreche? Is a runny nose and a cough good enough reason?
From a dermatologist stand point at what age should a woman start wearing antiaging products... And what should we start out with?
Skin Aging products: The first thing you should start with is sun screen and physical protection or shading from the sun. This should start as a baby. If you have good protection from the sun all your life, then you will have much less need for antiaging skin products later. Botox injections are most effective when started before you develop wrinkles, too. ...Read more
Spoon feeding: By six months you should be adding baby food/cereal by spoon. Your baby is still going to get most of their calories from milk but as you are able to feed more items, you'll be able to decrease how much milk they need. By their first year, your baby should be off the bottle entirely. Drinking from a regular or "zippy cup" and it should not be their main source for nutrition. ...Read more
11 month old baby gets up once a night for a bottle. How do I break this habit and get her to sleep through the night?
Gradual reduction: If you begin reducing the volume of the night feed & shift over to water, you will eliminate the "feeding clock" effect that gets baby up for a feed. Within 2 wks you should have a baby that may alert at night but won't be trained to seek a meal & should be able to self settle in the night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bedtime feeding: Many infants have a bedtime feeding as part of their bedtime routine. There is no "right time" to stop this feeding. Make sure that the baby is aware when you put him or her down after the feeding, and is able to sooth himself to sleep. Never leave a bottle in bed with the baby, this will cause serious tooth decay. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which supplement should I start for my 3 month old baby..
Will a baby be fussy after a car travel?
Is travelling not good for a baby?
Best is breast: 3 month old babies don't need supplements. If you are breast feeding, that all he needs. Supplements can be started around 5 to 6 months old. Baby's can be fussy at any time but traveling usually soothes them, unless uncomfortable, humid, too warm or too cold or hungry. Traveling in an appropriate car seat should be ok. ...Read more
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