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My 9-month-old baby girl doesn't crawl. If I lay her on her belly, shouldn't she start crawling around?
No, not if:: 1 Not if your baby is greater than 2 months & you use 30% DEET or less 2. Not if you use DEET the correct way 3. They don't give us enough room here to explain properly how to use repellent so go to this site: http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/repellent.html?WT.ac=p-ra 4. Don't be too shy to ask if you still feel unsure. Your baby is too important to let embarrassment hold back further questions ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My 3 month baby grabs her shirt n when she wakes up from sleeping is trying to reach out n grab anything surrounding her is that normal milestone?
Yes: Normal 3 month babies will do that. ...Read more
Baby girl 4.5 months old, weights 5.95kg was born 3kg. Is she underweight? She's otherwise healthy and meeting her developmental milestones
Crib and Nap: You are probably responding to her cries too quickly. It is a learned response for the baby. She cries and you run in. The more she cries, the more you run in. I say, put her down and let her cry for a while. Let her see that she does not always get what she wants with the crying. Otherwise she is simply training you instead of the other way around. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7yearslod boy who came out from toilet with unwashed hands, touched babys bed i mean fabric around babys bed. Do I have to wash it?
Not necessarily: Any germs will die within hours without a moisture source & many die within a few minutes. ...Read more
Can wearing tight pants while pregnant hurt the baby? My pants and shorts leave marks under my tummy my clothes are getting tight am I harming baby?
5w old breastf threw up all her food yesterday keeping it down today 2fully soiled diapers 2lightly soiled weird belly noises cries when pooping fussy?
Tummy aches: Are you breast or bottle feeding?If you are breast feeding, your baby may have been having difficulty with something you ate.Bottle feeding?With the presentation you describe and subsequent improvement I would suggest that a minor stomach bug may have been the issue and that things should continue to improve.Go to ED for progressive vomiting, bright green vomit, or inconsolable irritability. ...Read more
3 month old baby petachiae on legs after being held in baby sling very tight around legs. Will it go away soon?
35 weeks pregnant.U/S shows cord around baby's neck.OBGYN said baby is fine and doesn't seem too concerned.Could cord strangle the baby before birth?
Ultrasound: First question, why US at 35 weeks? Have there been problems with pregnancy? This is not uncommon and not real risk for child at this point. Not much room in there at this point to move around. At delivery very common to find cord around neck. Usually very easy to deal with. I would not worry. Hope this helps. Good luck with rest of pregnancy (the hard part now at this phase) and the deliver ...Read more
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9 months: Anything from 7 months (early) to 9 months is considered average for crawling on hands and knees. Some infants can take longer and some can skip straight to pulling themselves up and "cruising." (walking while holding on to furniture or walls for support). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Baby's toothbrush: When baby incisors first erupt they should be wiped with a soft moist cloth twice a day, tongue side and lip side. Once molars begin to erupt use small soft bristled toothbrush, rinsing with water and allowed to dry after use. 1st Dental Examination age 1. Use no more than pea-sized portion of kid's toothpaste, but not until child can spit out residue after brushing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 40 yr old wife is pregnant w #2 (7mos) & developing severe vericose veins. Her obgyn isnt concerned but shes afraid they wont go away after babys born?
Right to be worried: Pregnancy is the #2 cause of varicose veins, and the effects tend to be cumulative with each gestation. Although the veins may decompress and seem to disappear with delivery, the underlying damage to the veins remains, and will likely progress in the future. She needs compression stockings now, and definitive treatment post-delivery. If severe, she can be treated now, as it's done via local anesth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not likely.: If it is touched while changing, it is likely his e. Coli, so he won't likely get infected, but you should wash your hands so you don't get sick, and keep him/her/baby clean there, so bacteria doesn't build up, or infection can result from too much/ too many kinds of bacteria. So wash the baby thoroughly when changing, and wash your hands before and after changing to be sure. ...Read more
They may never: Crawling ends up the least important milestone for a baby. An infant with chromosomal defect usually has low muscle tone and will be delayed in sitting and walking. Most tend to scoot on their bottoms and then learn to pull up to stand and then walk along furniture. They usually do not bother to crawl. Crawling is not necessary. They will progress their way - with appropriate help. ...Read more
7-10 months: Development of gross motor skills like crawling vary from baby to baby. They can also be affected by things like prolonged illness, prematurity, any congenital bone or joint problems, weight of infant. That all being said, the typical time is between 7 and 10 months of age. This is just one skill that we assess in looking at a baby's skills. And yes, I have seen occasional baby who skips crawling. ...Read more
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