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At what point, if at all, do babies generally stop eating rice cereal?

At what point, if at all, do babies generally stop eating rice cereal?

Varies.: I'd stop it right away if there is constipation, otherwise whenever the child can handle grain rice. Or when you find a grain you like better. ...Read more

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Does rice cereal help babies sleep through the night?

Does rice cereal help babies sleep through the night?

No: Despite what some grandmothers will say, cereal feeding has not been proven to help babies sleep better. It can lead to constipation or overfeeding, though, and possibly food allergies if given prior to 4 months. ...Read more

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What is the first food for babies-- white rice cereal?

What is the first food for babies-- white rice cereal?

A common choice: Rice cereal is a common early solid due to its low frequency of allergic reactions.The actual first solid may be something mashed up from the dinner table. I encourage parents to only try the common staple foods they normally use. ...Read more

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Which is better for babies: BeechNut or Gerber rice cereal?

Which is better for babies: BeechNut or Gerber rice cereal?

Cannot endorse: We are not able to specifically endorse one brand over another. That being said, most mainstream products are similar. Organic products are likely superior in quality and nutritional value ...Read more

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Is rice cereal the best first food for babies? Or can I start with fruits and vegetables?

Is rice cereal the best first food for babies? Or can I start with fruits and vegetables?

Start with Rice: Rice cereal is a better choice to start with because it is very easy to digest and less likey to cause GI upset or allergies. ...Read more

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Rice allergy with infant? Is that ok since whiteout says rice cereal is bad anyway?

Rice allergy with infant? Is that ok since whiteout says rice cereal is bad anyway?

RICE ALLERGY?: Among the cereals when first intruducing solid foods, rice cereal is the safest. Mothers are advised to give cereals one by one to avoid allergy especially to wheat. During diarrhea, we give rice cereal to the diet. ...Read more

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My babies age 5 months 10 days.Now i want to give her extra foods like as rice, fruits, fish, meat etc.But she've hb e/beta thal. So i need diet chart.

My babies age 5 months 10 days.Now i want to give her extra foods like as rice, fruits, fish, meat etc.But she've hb e/beta thal. So i need diet chart.

Weaning: You may wean the baby normally. Start with rice cereal as a breakfast. Before you add anything new, wait 3 days to see for any food borne allergies. Fruits like Apple can be added. Fish and meat can be started at 9 months. ...Read more

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Hello doctor i am 26 years and a nursing mother i have a habit of eating raw rice i just wanted to know if this habit will affect my haemoglobin level?

Hello doctor i am 26 years and a nursing mother i have a habit of eating raw rice i just wanted to know if this habit will affect my haemoglobin level?

No, it will not: Rice does not have any effect on Iron absorption or metabolism. The best way to find out your Hb is to get a CBC done and check the results of your Hemoglobin. it should be over 12-13 grams. ...Read more

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Is it possible that baby rice cereal can cause some type of allergy in some babies? 7 month old baby couldn't poop until i took him off of baby cereal

Is it possible that baby rice cereal can cause some type of allergy in some babies? 7 month old baby couldn't poop until i took him off of baby cereal

Constipating foods: You will find that rice cereal, bananas and apple sauce are often constipating foods. It is not an allergic effect. Loosening foods include juices like apple or prune and various fruits like peaches or prunes. ...Read more

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What effects has THC on breast feeding babies if mother consumes?

What effects has THC on breast feeding babies if mother consumes?

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 more

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Selective reduction from 2-->1 (health reasons mother): what are the odds of losing both babies?

Selective reduction from 2-->1 (health reasons mother): what are the odds of losing both babies?

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

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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 .

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 more

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How does osteoarthritis from the mother affect her infant?

How does osteoarthritis from the mother affect her infant?

See details: There is no direct effect. Some forms of osteoarthritis, especially involving the hands, can be inherited. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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Can you tell me for mother's who only pump milk for their babies, is this okay?

Can you tell me for mother's who only pump milk for their babies, is this okay?

Yes: While there is some great bonding to be had by nursing, by pumping and giving baby breat milk you are providing great nutrition and a boost to baby's immune system as well! ...Read more