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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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18m old not eating well .any hunger syrup for weight gain?m giving mosegor .he feels sleepy aftr mosegor .any harm on my baby?9.6weight

18m old not eating well .any hunger syrup for weight gain?m giving mosegor .he feels sleepy aftr mosegor .any harm on my baby?9.6weight

Stop the drug: Don't give him this drug, mosegor to stimulate his appetite please, it would do more harm than benefit, your son's weight is in low range, but it may be just how he is built and was gaining weight steadily , at this age they are picky eaters, follow up with his doctor, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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Baby girl 8 mon old weighs 3.2 kgs only.ASD closure on14Apr2014.Has Hypothyroidism,midly dialated ventricles & soft palate cleft.No weight gain yet.

Baby girl 8 mon old weighs 3.2 kgs only.ASD closure on14Apr2014.Has Hypothyroidism,midly dialated ventricles & soft palate cleft.No weight gain yet.

Concerning: ASD closed in April, no weight gain by end of June, Child's nutrition regimen needs to be evaluated by local doctors on several avenues...1. Caloric intake...enough to grow? 2. Feeding method--Is it designed to accommodate the cleft without causing respiratory distress? 3. Does the child tire out on feedings. 4. Thyroxine dosing may need to be addressed. ...Read more

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If my baby has minor thalassemia does it affect her growth of hight and weight gain because my 2years baby girl is behind avrage in tall and weight?

If my baby has minor thalassemia does it affect her growth of hight and weight gain because my 2years baby girl is behind avrage in tall and weight?

No: Beta thal minor is a lab curiosity that may interfere if she wants to be an olympic sprinter but otherwise will not affect her life. Alpha thal minor is even less different from normal. She does need the heads-up on thal to plan a happy family should she marry someone like herself. ...Read more

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My baby was born 6.7 pounds and now @ 7 weeks weights 9.3 pounds. Is that adequate weight gain?

My baby was born 6.7 pounds and now @ 7 weeks weights 9.3 pounds. Is that adequate weight gain?

Perfect!: Over the first couple of months, your baby's weight gain should average 15-30 grams a day (1/2 ounce to one ounce). I calculated your baby's gain and age of 7 weeks, so it is averaging 25 grams a day over that 7 weeks. That is fantasti and right on track! ...Read more

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I am 13 weeks 1st time pregnant girl.Taking 2 banana daily is gud for my baby and me as well?.Is there any concern with banana n weight gain?

I am 13 weeks 1st time pregnant girl.Taking 2 banana daily is gud for my baby and me as well?.Is there any concern with banana n weight gain?

Not really: Bananas can be hard to digest and can be constipating so watch out for that. It is better to eat a well rounded diet with a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. There is not a concern for bananas and weight gain unless you are eating way too many.... ...Read more

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How often should a 6 week old baby feed?

How often should a 6 week old baby feed?

Every few hours: Generally every 2-4 hours. There is a lot of variability, depending on how long the child feeds and also time of day. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in a person's body weight. Weight gain can be normal or abnormal, depending on what a person ...Read more