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Baby Feeding Floor Mat
No: If your 5 month old has some abdominal strength and ability to sit up a little then it would be a great idea to start using the exersaucer. ...Read more
Will light aerobics/light cardio jogging in place with a baby in baby carrier cause shaken baby syndrome?
How to make 9months baby lay to sleep by himself., while breast feeding baby sleeps. How to make baby to sleep without direct breast feeding ?
Sleep habits: Can start by teaching child to go to sleep by itself; Can feed but child should be put in crib tired but awake and allowed to go to sleep by itself; May involve some crying but habit of breast feeding to sleep can be broken. ALos child does not need to be fed during the nite. DO not subsitute pacifier or bottle to put infant to sleep. ...Read more
My 7 month old baby not feeding milk throigh bottle where as feeding through breast.is it worrisome? other wise eating solids well.
Depends : The age of the baby and the type of food consumed may be playing role. Dietary proteins can aggravate in some children and the diet may need to be adjusted. If only breastfeeding then mother's diet should be reviewed. Reflux, which can be present with any type of diet, can cause pain with each feeding. Work with provider to come up with diagnostic and treatment plan. ...Read more
5 mnth bb sleeps from 11pm till 10am without waking up to feed, after feeding she sleep till 12pm, she knows how to sooth herself.Normal? Shes breastfed
Growth adequate?: If she is gaining weight and growing fine, development on track, you have the perfect baby you prayed for! the key is adequate calorie intake over 24 hours. If she is getting that nursing during the day, then her body will let her sleep at night and let those growth hormones flow during her sleep. If growth is not adequate, talk to pediatrician about what changes need to be made to schedule. ...Read more
More or less: I push for 2.5-3 hours during the day and 4-5 hr at night. If you make a gradual change this can happen and you will both do well.After the kid reaches 10 lb, she may sleep 5-7 hrs.This is often aided if she is fed as she wakens rather than as she tires and is ready for sleep. Removing feeds from the sleep ritual alows them to learn to self settle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7 month baby suddenly fussy generally especially during feeding ...what can be causes. .shes on cerelac and formula feed...wants to be held?
Decrease supply: Breast milk production is dependent upon stimulation (suckling) from the breast. The side baby nurses from will produce lots of milk and the unused side will produce little or none. Not harmful to baby, but could be very uncomfortable-lopsided!- to mom. If you're having problems getting him to feed on one side-see pediatrician or lactation specialist. They can help this common problem. ...Read more
See doctor: Two months old baby knows human /mother touch and feels better when mom lifts him up, so he may be crying for that. But there may be any other reason that he is uncomfortable like breathing problem, obstruction in airway, gastric reflux or having gas and needs burping. Get your baby checked by your doctor to sort out problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My stepmom was rocking my 8 month old baby in her car seat kind of vigorously. Baby was laughing. It worries me.Could that cause shaken baby syndrome?
She should be fine: but you are right to be careful with a baby. It does not take too much to hurt a baby's brain but it would be obvious. Given that she was laughing and I assume she is fine now.....she will be OK. ...Read more
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