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Baby Mum Mum Crackers
THC: Thc can impair a mother's judgment and child care abilities. There is concern that marijuana may have effect on neurotransmitters and nervous system development of the infant. For a more complete answer please refer to lactmed- from the us national institutes of health. http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search/f?./temp/~sgjkqy:1. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mum of 3 babies. Bad sleeping pattern i can't get out of. Its been10 yrs. Cant sleep before 2am no matter what.Cant get up b4 10am!help?
Sleep pattern: At least you are getting eight hours. Try resetting your time clock for ten P.M. At9 turn off electronic devices including your telephone. Listen to soft music, reading a boring book, take a warm bath and drink a glass of wrm milk. Try going to bed at the same hour every night. ...Read more
Hi dr,I'm a breastfeeding mum, i hv taken postinor2. Is it ok if keep breastfeed. I read that small amount of levonorgestrel does pass to the infant?
Selective reduction: This is a relatively new procedure reducing from twins to one. The studies show about a 2% miscarriage loss of both babies. ...Read more
Does the babies ( under 6 mts & on mother feed ) who fed more frequently gain more and r more healthy as compare to ones who demand less frequently .
Babies are different: Even at that very young age, babies have their own personalities and likes and dislikes. Some babies are big eaters a few times a day, others are "grazers" who like to snack small amounts all day. The end result - weight gain, adequate growth, and appropriate development are the goal, and these can be achieved with either type of feeding. In the end it's the calorie intake a day that counts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm a mother if 4 children i had my last 4.5 months ago why dose my hair become so fine and fall out after I have my babies when they are at 3 months?
Hair loss: This can be a normal occurrence after delivery. This is due to the decreased level of Estrogens after delivery. Estrogens were responsible for your hair growth during your pregnancy. Occasionally you can develop hypothyroidism and lose your hair but by and large hair loss is a normal phenomenon. ...Read more
Why do babies go to a separate place when being born for shots?Nd is not because the mother can't handle it when a few weeks u watch your baby get shots
No good reason: Your pediatrician may prefer to examine and treat the baby elsewhere. But, you are the mother! if you don't want the baby to leave you to get shots, you have every right to tell them that you want your baby to stay with you. Having surgery, or having to go to the intensive care unit is really the only reason your baby would need to leave your side. ...Read more
Even without any perfume, I smell nice and so does my mother.Even her mother used to smell terrific.My sister always smells like babies. Why is it so?
Different scent: People have their own individual scent- pheromones. This is part of what attracts us to certain people. It's good that you like the scent of your family members. ...Read more