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Average Weight Of 1 Month Old Baby Boy
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
Is it safe to use Benzethonium Chloride (such as Wet Ones wipe) on 1-month old infant boy's face? He got acne and Dr suggested Antibacterial soap, but it was hard to apply. I am thinking of using just water and then wipe with Wet One without rinse.
My 1 month old infant has bright orange liquid stools that are foul smelling and can't go without me taking his temperature rectally every 5-6 days.
See Doctor: Some sensitivity to the milk, may need tests on stools and change in milk. ...Read more
1 month old, formula feed infant has dark green poop that smells like skunk (sometimes stringy looking)...baby is gassy as well. Is this normal?
Could be: The first thing I would want to make sure is that your child is gaining weight appropriately and thriving. If that is the case, there are numerous things that could be of help, such as different formulas. That decision can be best made with your child's doctor who will know what formula your child is and/or has been on. Good luck. ...Read more
My 1 month old baby boy has little red spots like blisters on the back of his head, he's had it for 3 weeks and its not going away, what's the cause?
Many possibilities: Proper evaluation of a blistery rash on a 1 month old will require an exam. There is a possibility that this could be an infection. Please set up a visit to evaluate the issue. ...Read more
Hi, my breastfeeding 1 month old baby vomits large amount of curdled milk sometimes. He has gained good weight though. Is it normal to vomit often?
Infancy: Vomiting digested milk sometimes is ok if he is gaining good weight. A good burp after each feed is needed. Frequent vomiting, ie after each feed, projectile vomiting, forceful, makes me worry. ...Read more
Depends: Full term females at 3 months typically weigh 4.5 to 6.5 kg. Full term males at 3 months of age typically weigh 5.5 to 7.5 kg. ...Read more
???: Do you mean Tiki tiki Vitamins? I don't recommend them. Your baby should not need them. They are not recommended until 1 year of age. Talk to your pediatrician about whether your baby needs vitamins. ...Read more
Between 6-8 feeds: Infants at this age typically feed anywhere between 6 and 8 feeds per day. Number of feeds can vary for any number of reasons such as type of feed (breast or formula), size of each feed, etc. Ultimately, feeding should be sufficient at this age to result in appropriate weight gain. ...Read more
Prune or pear juice: I usually recommend for babies of that age 1 ounce of undiluated prune or pear juice (available at the grocery store) for the baby one to two times a day as necessary. For recurrent constipation, some parents may need to give the baby a smaller amount daily to prevent constipation. ...Read more
Gaseous babies: Are you breast or bottle feeding. Contrary to what you might think breast fed babies swallow a lot of air when they feed. Frequent burping may alleviate some of the gas. Mylicon drops may help. When all else fails glycerine suppositories for babies gently inserted in the sinus for about five seconds helps tremendously. ...Read more
From breast, bottle?:
Is she not drinking from breast or bottle or both? If breast and latching problem see a lactation nurse.
If the bottle, then make sure she is feeling healthy otherwise. Is the stuffed up, have stomach issues? ...Read more
See your doctor: It is possible that the diarrhea could be due to an allergy or insensitivity to the breast milk/formula your baby is getting - see your doctor who can test the stool for blood and possible infection. Your doctor can also re-weigh your infant and see if the baby is gaining weight. Your doctor might also suggest other formulas to try. ...Read more
Constipation in 1yea: 1 month old is either on breast milk or formula feeding.The breast fed babies have variable stools, from going each time they are fed to no stools for two or three days you really do not have to worry about that unless baby is crancky and looks sick. In babies formula fedif there is no medical reason after evaluation by the pediatrician, you can try stool softners, but most of time it is self limited. ...Read more
Hypercare: It should not be a problem for your one month old baby. ...Read more
Do not worry: It is normal. Wash baby's face after each feed with a warm wash cloth. If it is getting worse then see your pediatrician. It is usually short lived and improves by 2 months of age. ...Read more
Prune juice: You may give your baby prune juice torelieve yourr. ...Read more
Gas: Babies cry due to many reasons. Gas in the belly can hurt too. But normally they are happy once they pass stools or gas. ...Read more
We have a 1 month old baby and she has begun vomiting tonight only. Should we take her to the hospital.
Needs evaluation: A one month old baby that is vomiting needs medical evaluation. Please take her to the hospital ASAP. ...Read more
Breastfeeding stool: Yellow seedy is normal but vitamins or what you eat can change the stool. As long as stool is not white or have blood in it color is not usually a concern ...Read more
? colic: This may be a form of colic versus food intolerance. Both can involve lots of gas and discomfort. If your baby is breast fed, then I would remove all dairy form your diet for a trial of a week. If taking formula, would try one that may be gentler. Also in the US, we are using probiotiics for upset tummies in babies. See if you can find Gerber colic drops, or the equivalent. Hope this helps ...Read more
I have a 1 month old baby and is suffering from colic. Can I give her colief and infacol together?
Well...: I guess you could but they are treating two different things. Colief is just lactase and used to treat lactose intolerance. Some people think colic is transient lactose intolerance. Infacol is simethicone. There are no known interactions between these two medications. Good luck to you. Colic is tough to deal with it. But remember, it does eventually pass. Call your Doc for problems. ...Read more
Why won't my 1 month old baby go to sleep during the night? He sleeps good during the day, seems to be more active at night.
6 months: The majority of babies will sleep through the night by 6 months. We consider 6-8 hours as sleeping through the night. 1 month old babies have no concept of night and day. You can try to keep him awake a little more each time he is up and very slowly he will sleep more at night. ...Read more
Breast or bottle: Breast fed kids can make a little poo smear every feeding or go 7-10 days between stools. Bottle fed kids usually get into a routine with a stool or more daily. Discuss your situation with the nurse at your drs office & decide what fits with your situation & when a visit might be proper. ...Read more
My 1 month old baby is comfortable when lied down on stomach. Is this ok for her to sleep in this posotion?
Is phenergan (promethazine) cough syrup safe for 1 month old baby, because she is giving us sleepless nites?
Why: The nutrition in formulas is superior to that of cereal. The added material does not improve nutrition & to counter common myth, it doesn't make them sleep better. When you start cereal it should be with a spoon in paste form to teach a new method of feeding. The one exception to this is thickening formulas to help with reflux.Formula powder is preferable to cereal but some use it. ...Read more
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