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I have 2 month old baby can you give baby infant motrin?

I have 2 month old baby can you give baby infant motrin?

At that age, it's: Best to take her to her pediatrician if she has a rectal temperature of 100.4 or higher, rather than to suppress a fever. ...Read more

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My daughter is 2 month old. She was born 3.600 g, now she weighs 5.300 g. Is it normal? How much weight should an infant gain per month? Thanx alot

Weight is OK: Babies normally double their birth weight between 4 and 6 months, and triple their birth weight by One year of age. ...Read more

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Can a 2 month old infant have allergies? Seasonal allergies?

Can a 2 month old infant have allergies? Seasonal allergies?

Rarely: Congestion is a normal response of the airway to inhaled dust, fumes, dry heat, pollen, etc. As well as infection. Airway mucous traps debris particles and works to remove them. Vaporizers help thin heavy mucous in some. Avoid cleaning products with heavy odors, perfumes, and smoke and change ac filters often. A particle filter for babys room may also help. Nasal saline as a wash is helpful. ...Read more

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If I eat honey, how long should I wait before kissing my 2 month old? I’m concerned about Infant Botulism.

If I eat honey, how long should I wait before kissing my 2 month old? I’m concerned about Infant Botulism.

Infant botulism: Infant botulism occurs when spores are directly ingested by an infant consuming honey. If you eat honey you cannot transmit the spores via a kiss. ...Read more

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How many mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) do you give a 2 month old infant?

How many mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) do you give a 2 month old infant?

Thanks for asking!: The dose is weight dependent.
Average 2 months old is about 11-12 pound, the dose for that weight is 75 mg ...Read more

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My 2 month old weighs 14lbs 9oz what is the right amount of infant tylenol (acetaminophen) I can give him in ml?

My 2 month old weighs 14lbs 9oz what is the right amount of infant tylenol (acetaminophen) I can give him in ml?

Al little young: While infant tylenol (acetaminophen) is not recommended by the manufacturer until 2 years of age it is used and if so the dose in millilitres for the weight you have given is a total of 9 ml in divided doses over 24 hours. That is a very conservative dose so check with the child's pediatrician. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should always be based on weight and not age in children. ...Read more

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Is a fever of 101 concerning in a 2 month old infant in the 24 hours following vaccination?

Is a fever of 101 concerning in a 2 month old infant in the 24 hours following vaccination?

Fever: fever more than 24 hours after vaccination should have a different reason Make sure no other issues like breathing problem, vomiting, etc ...Read more

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How can flu in an infant be treated? Hi, my baby 2 month-old has been having flu symptoms for 2 days such as stufy nose and dry coughe?

How can flu in an infant be treated? Hi, my baby 2 month-old has been having flu symptoms for 2 days such as stufy nose and dry coughe?

M.D. visit: At this time of year, it may be due to another viral or bacterial illness. There are certain infection that also can be diagnosed at this age, which actually may have been transmitted earlier in life. Monitor the baby's temperature, and it is advisable to call your physician. If the temperature is elevated, then a work up is indicated.
PRMG/Pediatrics, fax 858 259 9689 for review of records. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a fractured rib take to heal on a 1-2 month old infant? And would there be any physical signs such as bruising on the skin?

How long does it take for a fractured rib take to heal on a 1-2 month old infant? And would there be any physical signs such as bruising on the skin?

Red flag: I must know whether this was an injury sustained during birth, and whether the diagnosis is made by a trusted radiologist. A rib fracture in an infant is deeply concerning for inflicted trauma. I would discuss this with a trusted physician / child health care team. Often we do not truly know even those closest to us. For your sake & junior's, address this. ...Read more

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My 2 month old is fussy and has a lot of phlegm he has been able to sleep he has been coughing too can I give him some infant tylenol (acetaminophen)?

My 2 month old is fussy and has a lot of phlegm he has been able to sleep he has been coughing too can I give him some infant tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Not advised: Your baby may have an upper respiratory or lower respiratory infection. I would advise, baby nasal saline and gently removing the nasal mucus and checking the temperature.
If there is a temperature of 100.4 or more, please see your physician. T
If there is wheezing or a hacking cough, vomiting or any respiratory distress, please seek medical care from you pediatrician. ...Read more

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Please tell me 2 month old baby girl average weight and length my baby girls weight is 4 and half kg length is 57 CM please ans me?

Please tell me 2 month old baby girl average weight and length my baby girls weight is 4 and half kg length is 57 CM please ans me?

Trend is important: Based on american growth charts, that height and weight for a 2 month old is very close to average, and looks great. What's most important, though, is if your baby is following her usual trend of where she falls on the growth curve. Talk with her doctor to see if her growth is progressing as expected. That's more important to know rather than just the actual height or weight. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the average weight for a 2 month old baby boy?

What is the average weight for a 2 month old baby boy?

12 lbs: A baby gains approx 1 lb every 2 weeks or 2 lbs every month. A baby double her birth weight at age 4 months and triple her birth wt at 1 year. ...Read more

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I've been wanting to pierce my infant 2month old daughter ears. What month is OK to pierce my baby girls ears?

I've been wanting to pierce my infant 2month old daughter ears. What month is OK to pierce my baby girls ears?

? Safety?: I ignore this issue for the most part but accept that moms get tired of having their baby called a boy. When asked, I encourage moms to wait until a few weeks after they receive their first vaccines, which includes a tetanus shot. ...Read more

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Does a drop of formula prepared 5 hours ago given by mistake to a 2 months old infant have high risk of hurting him? Plz I'm afraid and I need answer

No: If pt had a "drop" of formula prepared 5 hrs ago nothing is going to happen to him/her. I think even if pt had a full feeding of formula prepared 5 hrs ago nothing would happen. Of course always better to refrigerate excess formula. ...Read more

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How can I relieve chest congestion in 2 months old infant? Can I give him something for it?

How can I relieve chest congestion in 2 months old infant? Can I give him something for it?

No medication: Unfortunately there are no medications appropriate for infants when they are sick with cold and congestion. But you can relieve your baby's symptoms by using normal saline with an infant bulb suction to clear the nasal passage. ...Read more

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What are some reasons for an infant to have mucousy stool? He's 3 1/2 months old and I've only noticed it once so far, but its making me nervous!

What are some reasons for an infant to have mucousy stool? He's 3 1/2 months old and I've only noticed it once so far, but its making me nervous!

Depends: Once only may be of little or no consequence, particularly if there are no other symptoms. If it becomes a repeated observation, get it checked out. ...Read more

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How many shots do a 2 month old baby need?

How many shots do a 2 month old baby need?

2 months old: Are now down to three shots and one oral vaccine for rotavirus. Thanks to the 5 in 1 combination vaccines - Pediarix (DTaP. IPV. Hepatitis B) and Pentacel (DTaP. IPV. Hemophilus influenza) combination vaccines. Two less shots make the parents happier! ...Read more

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If a 2 month old baby sleeps through the night how much should he eat during the day?

If a 2 month old baby sleeps through the night how much should he eat during the day?

Whatever he wants: Normal, healthy, growing babies eat whatever amount they want to eat, night or day. Avoid feeding during the night, after age 3 months. If he stops eating at night before then, don't wake him up at night. Avoid counting how much is eaten. In nature, babies breastfeed, so the amount they eat is unknown, and not looked at. We calculate the amount eaten ONLY if a baby is sick or not growing right. ...Read more

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I have 2 month old baby, I've noticed that she slept well while lying in prone position, is that good or safe for her age?

I have 2 month old baby, I've noticed that she slept well while lying in prone position, is that good or safe for her age?

Deadly possibility: In 1992 dramatic data from the scandinavian countries changed the american preference for belly sleeping to back sleeping do to changes in crib death rates. The crib death rate in the us has fallen 40% since this change. We can only speculate why, but the results are real. I encourage back sleeping for babies safety until at least 6 months but don't fret if the baby begins to turn over earlier. ...Read more

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How to treat flaking on the head of a 2 month old baby?

How to treat flaking on the head of a 2 month old baby?

Tea tree Shampoo: Up until 2-4 months we call that flaking cradle cap or cradle crap as one of my moms said. You can use mineral oil or baby oil...Etc. I found that tea tree shampoo used daly (do not get in the eyes) worked well after two months. There is some evidence that it may be fungal based and hence tea tree oil shampoo works well. Tea tree oil alone is too strong for tender scalp. ...Read more

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Is it ok if 2 month old baby is on 100 % on nan pro 1 or should we force the baby on breastfeeding?

Is it ok if 2 month old baby is on 100 % on nan pro 1 or should we force the baby on breastfeeding?

Depends on Values: There are various health benefits for exclusively breastfeeding your child but there are many parents that decide to use formula instead. Ultimately you have to decide what's right for you and your baby. While breastfeeding is preferred, your baby will do fine on formula feeding if that is what you decide. It has all the essential vitamins and nutrients a growing infant needs. ...Read more

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Why would a 2 month old baby have mucus poop?

Why would a 2 month old baby have mucus poop?

Allergy or normal: If the baby is feeding well and there is no blood in the stool or unusual vomiting or other signs of illness, then it may be normal to have a mucousy stool from time to time. However, mucus may be a sign of allergy to a component of infant formula, or in some cases something in mom's milk. If this happens rarely, probably not a big concern. If frequent, consider discussing with pediatrician. ...Read more

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Why would my 2 month old baby have mucus poop?

Why would my 2 month old baby have mucus poop?

Normal: A small amount of mucus in stool is normal. See this site for information.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/mucus-in-stool/an01296. ...Read more

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What cold medicine can I give my 2 month old baby?

What cold medicine can I give my 2 month old baby?

Avoid in infants: Cold meds we use as adults or with older kids reduce drainage by using meds that dry & thicken the drainage. Babies are dependent on narrow nasal passages that will block with thickened drainage. Your best rx for infants is to use generous amounts of saline nose wash and occasional suction to keep their nasal passages clear. Clean it as often as needed & avoid all the stuff for old kids. ...Read more

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Is it okay to give my 2 month old baby some water?

Is it okay to give my 2 month old baby some water?

No need: Giving a baby small amounts of water won't harm him or her, but either formula or breast milk has nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and calories that water just doesn't. It also has enough water to satisfy the baby's water needs. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What is the normal body weight for a 2 month old baby?

What is the normal body weight for a 2 month old baby?

There is a normal: Range from 5th-95th %ile for infant weight, recumbent length & head circumference for age. Gender-specific growth charts are used for these parameters + weight-for-length. Pediatricians use growth charts to monitor for normal, accelerated or decreased velocity of growth of each parameter along any %ile, as typical growth & development tell us more than any fancy test that a baby is doing well. ...Read more

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How harmful is cigarette smoke around a 2 month old baby?

How harmful is cigarette smoke around a 2 month old baby?

Second hand smoke: It is well-accepted that sencond hand smoke significantly increases the risk of asthma, ear infections, sinus infections
and lung cancer over the life of a child. ...Read more