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What is the average weight for 1 year old baby girl?

What is the average weight for 1 year old baby girl?

1yr old girl21.76lbs: The average weight of a 1 year old baby girl is 21.76 pounds and the average height is 28-29 inches. ...Read more

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My one year old graanson stil clenches his fists like an infant. Should I be concerned?

My one year old graanson stil clenches his fists like an infant. Should I be concerned?

Constant or sometime: If the kid can open the hands at will to touch items with a single finger & explore objects I would worry less. If the hand is held tightly clenched all the time you should have him evaluated. That would suggest neurologic injury. ...Read more

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There is no information about babies under one year old with swine flu and I am very worried.?

There is no information about babies under one year old with swine flu and I am very worried.?

Varies: Infants under a year of age have no immunity to swine flu. They can be vaccinated and the vaccine works about 50-60 percent of the time after 2 doses. Most do well with illness eventually. They can get very ill, need hospitalization or even die from swine flu. They are in the high risk group for complications and would benefit from treatment with the anti-flu medicine tamiflu (oseltamivir). ...Read more

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My one-year-old daughter has a bladder tumor - can babies get bladder cancer?

My one-year-old daughter has a bladder tumor - can babies get bladder cancer?

Yes: There are two types of bladder cancer in babies but both are very rare: neuroblastoma and rhabdomyosarcoma. More common tumors are cysts, ureteroceles, and other congenital problems that usually require less intervention. ...Read more

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Can I give my son disudrin? He had his cold this morning only. He is 1 year old. I usually give him disudrin if he has colds since he's an infant.

Can I give my son disudrin? He had his cold this morning only. He is 1 year old. I usually give him disudrin if he has colds since he's an infant.

Phenylpropanolamine: Disudrin contains phenylproanolamine, a drug withdrawn from the US market due to a link to hemorrhagic stroke in women. I would not recommend using this medication. ...Read more

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What age does hearing fully develop in an infant and how can loud constant music effect an infant? What decible is considered harmful to a 1 year old?

What age does hearing fully develop in an infant and how can loud constant music effect an infant? What decible is considered harmful to a 1 year old?

Birth: Hearing is developed at birth...Sooner...As we know unborn babies can hear their parents voices! And they respond to music. No one should be listening to music louder than 85 decibels. ...Read more

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I have infant who is 1 year old whose teeth are crooked/is it because using a pacifier?

I have infant who is 1 year old whose teeth are crooked/is it because using a pacifier?

Doubtful: Usually other causes (crowding) for crooked baby teeth @ age 1. Make sure to take your child for cm-up, evaluation of tooth and jaw growth, hygiene instruction, Fluoride instructions, and so much more. Don't wait 'till 2-3, please go now. Ask dentist to ck tooth alignment. ...Read more

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I've just noticed some patches of sore spots on my 1 year old babies tongue, what could it be and should I be worried?

I've just noticed some patches of sore spots on my 1 year old babies tongue, what could it be and should I be worried?

Spots: Please see your pediatric dentist or pediatrician. Without a description of the spots (color size) it is hard to say. The most common in children is thrush and is easily treated. Be sure all the toys are clean especially toys that enter the mouth and again please see your health care professional. ...Read more

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What does a heat rash look like on African American babies? My 1 year old has a rash all over and on her face. How do I treat a rash?

What does a heat rash look like on African American babies? My 1 year old has a rash all over and on her face. How do I treat a rash?

Here is info: Can't diagnosis a rash over the internet, but here is some information about heat rash:

http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/heat-rash-topic-overview ...Read more

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What healthy things I gave to my one year old baby he is so thin n weight is 9.4 kg?

What healthy things I gave to my one year old baby he is so thin n weight is 9.4 kg?

Feed him...: ...A healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein sources like poultry and fish, or lentils and beans. His weight is perfectly normal for his age. Stop worrying about it. Thin, if he is growing well, is healthy. Being too fat is not healthy for anyone, baby, child, or grownup. Worry about him being thin only if he is not growing appropriately. ...Read more

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Can you give tap water to babies under 1 years old?

Can you give tap water to babies under 1 years old?

Of course: If you live in a community with an intact water supply. In most big communities they check the water every year and send a report. You should also note the fluoride concentration if any. It is good for growing teeth. Towns with fluoridated water supplies have had a 90% reduction in cavities since introduction. Of course, water has zero calories so it is good for hydration only. ...Read more

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Is it danger for infant under 1 years old to get x ray? How often it can be done? Does it has a side effect?

No: Generally no, there is minimal exposure to radiation during a routine x-ray. Side effects that can occur usually are after prolonged exposure to high levels of radiation. There is more exposure to radiation from taking overseas airplane trip than from one routine x-ray. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have a baby girl one year old. I m gaining weight day by day. Belly n hips. Awkward?

I have a baby girl one year old. I m gaining weight day by day. Belly n hips. Awkward?

Watch the scale: Assuming you are not pregnant, watch your food intake and exercise more. Don't let this get away from you, get on it now! ...Read more

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What is the usual weight for 1 year old baby?

What is the usual weight for 1 year old baby?

19-27 lbs: The normal wight varies but the range is 19-26 pounds. That is the 5%-95% for 1 year. ...Read more

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How many calories should a 1 year old baby consume in one day?

How many calories should a 1 year old baby consume in one day?

Around 1100 calories: For an average 12- month-old infant weighing 22-23 lbs, daily calory requirement is close to 1100. ...Read more

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My 1 year old baby is formula-fed. Is it better to start giving her cow's milk instead? Which one is better for her: formula or cow milk?

My 1 year old baby is formula-fed. Is it better to start giving her cow's milk instead? Which one is better for her: formula or cow milk?

Cows milk: You can begin feeding your one year old whole milk, but make sure it isn't two percent or skim milk. Your baby needs the cholesterol for nervous system development. Formula is more nutritious and it has added vitamins and other elements added to it to help babys development. ...Read more

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Our 1 year old baby was constioation from months now he is better but muther drink everyday one big cap of caffe n breastfeeding? Is it ok?

Our 1 year old baby was constioation from months now he is better but muther drink everyday one big cap of caffe n breastfeeding? Is it ok?

Breastfeeding: If you were breastfeeding your baby was not constipated as you think. Rather, breast fed babies can go several days without having a stool. Yes, one cup of coffee a day is fine. ...Read more

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My baby s weight is stable when she has 1 year old til now (9 kg). She s now 14 months and a half. Is this something should I worry about?

My baby s weight is stable when she has 1 year old til now (9 kg). She s now 14 months and a half. Is this something should I worry about?

Growth: At one year average weight is 10 kg. From 1 year age food choice changes, the child starts walking, becomes more physically active, vit. D milk is introduced, etc. So weight gain slows down little, then the child catches up in 1-2 months. Make sure she is active, eating and drinking well. Unless she is sick, you can wait until 15 month visit. If any more concern, talk to her pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a 1 year old. I've lost my baby weight but I need to tone my tummy. How would I do this?

I have a 1 year old. I've lost my baby weight but I need to tone my tummy. How would I do this?

See details: Abdominal exercises and dieting can help. Realize that at age 47 you may not be able to regain your pre-pregnancy abdomen no matter how hard you try. ...Read more

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After I gave birth to my second child, every one or two months I will have a fever. Is this normal? My second child now is 1 year old.

After I gave birth to my second child, every one or two months I will have a fever. Is this normal? My second child now is 1 year old.

Fever: I don't believe the fever has any relationship with your pregnancy and delivery. You should check with your doctor and see him/her when you are running fever. ...Read more

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May I take Clamoxin 500 while nurcing (breast feeding) my baby is 1 year old and I nurce him one time daily?

May I take Clamoxin 500 while nurcing (breast feeding) my baby is 1 year old and I nurce him one time daily?

No problem: A general rule of thumb is that we would give the drug to the baby for any problem, it s okay for you to take it during breast feeding. This one fits that rule, and is okay to take. ...Read more

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Should a one year old child watch tv?

Should a one year old child watch tv?

No: It is recommended for children under 2 years old not to watch tv. ...Read more

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How much should a average one year old way?

How much should a average one year old way?

You mean weigh?: There is no correct answer to this, It also depends on birth weight and in general a baby should triple his/her birthweight at 1 yr of age. Boys generally weigh a little more. Generally weight at 1 yr between 17 and 24 lbs ...Read more

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What are the foods that I can't give to my baby before she is one year old?

What are the foods that I can't give to my baby before she is one year old?

Chocolate& egg white: There are a variety of foods that make no sense in small infants. Popcorn, peanuts etc. Can be inhaled into the lungs by a pre-verbal child & cause recurrent pneumonia. So safety is sometimes an issue. I specifically avoid egg white & chocolate due to a tendency to trigger allergic rxns later. I don't encourage citrus juices either, but more because of their acid nature & excess sugar. ...Read more