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My baby is 4 month old.He is on mother feed and and his weight is 6.2 kg.Can we give him some baby food now.
Wait until 6 months: Babies should begin trying solid foods at 6 months, unless a baby's doctor says it is ok to start sooner. If starting sooner, many doctors recommend just giving the rice cereal made for babies. ...Read more
My baby is age of 2 months and his weight is 4 kg 200 grams. We just feeding him mother feed and Mil formula however what else we can give plz suggest?
WhyRefuseTheBreast??: I suggest you give more time. I assume by "mother feed" you mean breast milk and 'Mil' is some kind of commercial formula. But two months is kind of early to freak out about the baby's weight unless he/she is not taking enough feedings (?breathing problems? rejecting the breast? Cranky? colicky? earache? etc etc). So keep offering a feeding when the baby indicates hunger and check with your doctor ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please eloborate various harmonal/gentic problems which a karetype test in a 5 month old baby boy can reveal.Results came and it comfirms baby is boy?
Why order test?: Hi. Why was a karyotype ordered on your son? Does he have ambiguous genitalia? They ordered the test for some reason you're not disclosing. It's not a routine test to order. There are cases of ambiguous sexual differentiation that are NOT due to gross chromosomal abnormalities. We need more info. Good luck. ...Read more
Probable confusion: Plus a distorted view about marriage as they grow up. Problems organiizing time with their respective fathers, who may or may not want to be involved with their children. Can lead to anger and frustration in the kids. At risk for inadequate structure in their lives with associated problems such as poor reformance in school, truancy etc.. ...Read more
Vairies: This is hard to answer in this space. You clearly have some concern and would be best served discussing this with your pediatrician.....In general boys are momma's boys and girls are daddy's girls. Boys should want mom to do much for them. He should be able to separate from you for school etc. Any concerns you have you should discuss with someone ...It may be very reassuring. ...Read more
My baby is 4 months old & coos & laughs.my friends baby is 3 months and says Dada and mama. Is my baby not hitting his milestones?
My 9m old baby responds to any name called in a particular tone.donot differentiate his name.is it normal?other developmental milestones are good.
Postpardom or possibly another reason why this woman leaves all her kids dad after the children are born? Ok i know a woman who has 5 kids all with diffrent dads. Everything with her and the men are great up until the baby is born. Her longest relationsh
It : It wouldn't be fair for me to try to diagnose this woman via an email. However, clearly there is a problem. When traumatized early in life, it can have far reaching effects into the future. A person who has issues with sustaining relationships might well benefit from therapy. ...Read more
Not true: Most humans are born with an intact immune system and it is not gender specific. ...Read more
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My 5.5months old baby had hie when born. His head circumference is always in 25th percentile, are there any chances for him to develope microcephaly?
Difficult ?: I assume you mean hypoxia ischemic encephalopathy . If his head circumpherence is 25th% and stays on that curve that is good news for baby. The brain continues to grow and develop for 2 years so it is very hard to know if baby will have damage or not. Baby should be watched carefully and help given if does not develop normally. Mris may help to follow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Child development and psychological child development my baby lives w his mom renting a room at 1 family home. The couple that own the house has 1 kid almost 3 yrs old. My baby is 2.3 yrs old. I see already that there is a huge conflict of interest. Two m
When parents are: Separated, each can control only what goes on in his/her own home. Other than increasing financial support to mom ; child for their own home and nurturing child-care, there is little you can do, unless you observe signs of reportable child abuse or neglect. Chronic parental conflict can cause post-divorce emotional child abuse at any age. Co-parenting classes can help prevent or remediate this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: The relationship between nannies and their children can span the entire spectrum from indifference to pure love. It's a different type of relationship than the one that he has with his mom. In your role, it's always good to re-emphasize how much his mom is thinking about him, missing him, loving him, glad that he's having fun, and how she can't wait to see him soon. =). ...Read more
My baby is 6 months old born 10 weeks early. She is very healthy. Can I start giving her crushed bananas and or baby food ie. Gerber bananas packaged?
Food introduction: The general recommendation for food introduction in infants is rice cereal at 4 months, vegetables at 5 months, fruits and fruit juices at 6 months, finger foods & meats at 9 months. This schedule reduces development of food allergies based on gut maturation. Technically, your baby is closer to the 4 month stage for cereal introduction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer