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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 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.

Prob not necessary: Usually the parents have more discomfort than baby. Fewer drugs are better than more drugs. Cold teething rings are safe to use without relying on Tylenol (acetaminophen) ...Read more

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1 month old infant with forehead temp of 98.9, is it considered a fever?

1 month old infant with forehead temp of 98.9, is it considered a fever?

No: Pediatricians consider greater than or equal to 100.4 to be fever in a child less than one year of age. It is important to take the temperature recatally as this will give you the most accurate body temperature location. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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What should be the average weight of 3 month old infant?

What should be the average weight of 3 month old infant?

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

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Is it okay to give tiki tiki to my 1-month old baby?

Is it okay to give tiki tiki to my 1-month old baby?

???: 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

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How many feeds should a 1 month old baby take daily..?

How many feeds should a 1 month old baby take daily..?

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

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What can I give my 1 month old baby for constipation?

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

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My 1 month old baby has a lot of gas. What should I do?

My 1 month old baby has a lot of gas. What should I do?

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

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1 Month old baby girl not drinking milk.

1 Month old baby girl not drinking milk.

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

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1 month old baby bad diahrea, don't settle threw the night! Any help please?

1 month old baby bad diahrea, don't settle threw the night! Any help please?

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

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Is it safe to nebulize 1 month old baby?

Is it safe to nebulize 1 month old baby?

If used as directed: I use a nebulizer occasionally in kids this age to deliver either medications or additional moisture to help thin secretions. It is safe and effective if used properly. ...Read more

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What to feed a 1 month old baby for constipation?

What to feed a 1 month old baby for constipation?

Define constipation: Your typical breast fed baby can have a little poo smear every feeding or one giant blowout every 7-10 days. Bottle fed go daily. If soft, I don't consider it constipation. Wetting every 6 hours or more & feeding vigorously are signs of good basic health. All babies pull legs arms in when fussing as a reflex. Grunting is normal, they have no social graces. ...Read more

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How to relieve constipation in a 1 month old baby?

How to relieve constipation in a 1 month old baby?

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

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My 1 month old baby has acne what should I do?

My 1 month old baby has acne what should I do?

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

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1-month old baby? Immunizations and any adverse side effects?

1-month old baby? Immunizations and any adverse side effects?

Hep B: At this age the only recommended vaccine is hepatitis b. As with all vaccines, there is a potential for fever and soreness or redness at the site of the injection. Overall, this is a very well tolerated vaccine. ...Read more

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Why my 1 month old baby is crying because of farting during midnight?

Why my 1 month old baby is crying because of farting during midnight?

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

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We have a 1 month old baby and she has begun vomiting tonight only. Should we take her to the hospital.

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

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What color would a 1 month old baby poop be if he is only given breastmilk and why?

What color would a 1 month old baby poop be if he is only given breastmilk and why?

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

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1 Month old baby, has bad wind and not able to sleep. Anything I can do?? HELPP

1 Month old baby, has bad wind and not able to sleep. Anything I can do?? HELPP

? 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

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I have a 1 month old baby and is suffering from colic. Can I give her colief and infacol together?

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

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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.

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

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My 1 month old baby didn't poop yet for like 4 days. I'm getting worried?

My 1 month old baby didn't poop yet for like 4 days. I'm getting worried?

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

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My 1 month old baby is comfortable when lied down on stomach. Is this ok for her to sleep in this posotion?

My 1 month old baby is comfortable when lied down on stomach. Is this ok for her to sleep in this posotion?

Prevent possible SID: We would be happier if she would sleep on her back, because she has less of a chance of getting sids try to get her to sleep on her back. ...Read more

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Is phenergan (promethazine) cough syrup safe for 1 month old baby, because she is giving us sleepless nites?

Is phenergan (promethazine) cough syrup safe for 1 month old baby, because she is giving us sleepless nites?

Do not use: Unfortunately the Phenergan (promethazine) has been linked to apnea (not breathing) as a complication under the age of 2 yrs. I would never use it or any other cough syrup for a 1mo. A saline nose wash is the only recommended treatment at that age. ...Read more