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Best Multivitamin For 1 Year Baby For Less Appetite
Is it normal for baby to gain more than 1 kg per month with breastfeeding? Or To be above 6 kg for 2 month old baby, (birth weight 3670 gr)
Healthy wt gain.: Ideally, an infant should gain a minimum of 200 grms or about 7 oz a week, but weight gain more than that is common, especially with breast feeding but can also be seen with formula feeding. An infant with BW 3.67 kg would be expected to be more vigorous with feeding and you are providing ample nourishment. Weight gain will often slow down after 9 months, so current weight over 6 kg is ok. ...Read more
VERY DANGEROUS!!!: 1 gram of Vit D=1 million micrograms=40 million iu of Vit D. An dose over 40,000 iu/day may be toxic so 1 gram a week would be 143 times the toxic dose! As you can see, you don't need a whole lot of Vit D. Most people need to take 5,000-8,000 iu/day on a regular basis to maintain optimal levels (8000 iu is 200 mcg, which is only .0002 grams a day. Adequate sun can also provide Vit D. Only take D3. ...Read more
Is it harmful for my 14 year old son with hypertension to take different medications for it every week for 6 weeks to see which one works best for him?
Hypertension: I hope your son has been evaluated by a pediatric cardiologist and/or pediatric nephrologist to determine the cause of his hypertension. Changing medication weekly is not helpful because some medication take longer than a week to start working. ...Read more
What is a suitable appetite booster for a 6 year old boy, who is full of energy, but is very reluctant to eat his meals.
Low calorie drinks: If he is on growth curve and without medical or developmental issues, then this will likely pass within a few months. Look at what he does eat/drink for calorie loading: whole milk? Sugared drinks? Junk food/snacks? Poor timing of snacks? Trial of low-fat/non-fat milk / diet/sugar-free drinks / nutritional snacks (good in general), may help him find his appetite at meal time. If not, ask doctor. ...Read more
Waste of money: B12 in excess quantities is rapidly excreted by the kidney. While this much daily probably won't hurt you, it won't help much at all. The typical daily dose for replacement of deficiency is 500mcg. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Is 21.56lbs weight normal for a 1 year and 6 months old baby? Because he is picky eaters what vitamins can I give to him?
Family practice : An 18 mo ave wt is 24 lbs. Your child may be a little low on the wt scale. But several things may affect where your child places on the growth chart. Ht. Sex. Has there been a steady increase in wt or has it plateaued a baby's wt also may be affected with breast feeding. As they become more active they lose some baby fat. So watch the curve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleeping on your: Left side can be beneficial for your baby's blood flow. ...Read more
No Endorsement: First, you may be surprised but many physicians would not recommend any vitamin for a healthy teenager aged 18 years of age. Second, Health Tap physicians do not endorse any specific products. ...Read more
Is 1 tea spoon of l-argigine powder is good to take in ur daily routine just for 3 months?
will height be increased as i am 22 year old?
L-Arginine: The powder will not enhance your growth as your growth plates have probably closed several years ago ...Read more
Is giving tender coconut water safe for babies less than 1 year or so... ?I really care my baby boy ...... :) :')
Feeding Babies: Yes, of course, as long as you are not substituting vital feedings and these calories with coconut water. Water like this must be used only in addition to regular feedings. ...Read more
Is it ok to give a 3 year old child pediavit select ( vitamins and iron ) 1 ml each day for almost 2 years now . How safe is it to continue using it ?
Vitamins: Unless your child is anemic or very poor eater who is not growing properly, i would advise you to save your money a buy your child an extra toy with the money saved. In other words the vitamins are not necessary. ...Read more
What is a good and safe amount of Vitamin D3 that a healthy 47 year old woman should take daily? Are there any possible side effects associated w/ D3?
D3: Please get your D3 tested by your doctor and then you will know the right amount to take daily. Experts suggest your level be between 50 & 80 for optimal benefit. You can OD on D3 and have some side effects like fatigue & GI symptoms. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What daily supplements are recommended for a 28 year female who is following a healthy diet and exercising 3-4 times a week?
Good mulitvit, Vit D: It is best to get vitamins from your diet, but the majority of americans do not get enough vit a, e, d, folic acid, calcium & magnesium from their diets & over 1/3 are deficient in c, zinc & b6. Thus, unless you have an exceptionally healthy diet it is wise to take a high quality mulivit. With about 5000 iu of d in fall & winter(year-round if you wear sunscreen or avoid sun).Please see my comment:. ...Read more
What's the best dose for vitamin C and D for a healthy 22 yr old? Thanks a lot in advance, I love you doctors for your time and love!
Vitamins C & D: help w/immunity and other things. Please consult w/doc or a natural health expert as to how to supplement C & D. C needs to be taken in divided doses because it only lasts about 12 hrs in the body. D3 level eventually needs to be between 50 & 80 say the experts. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is it safe for a 10 year old to eat 1,100 calories a day? If not, how many should she eat? What is the best number of calories for a dieting 10yr.old?
Too few: An average 10 year old would need about 2000 to 2200 calories a day. For weight loss of one pound a week, I recommend 1500 calories. Anything less than that might lead to starvation and could actually prevent weight loss. ...Read more
Hi all! can my 1 year old baby girl take oravil sirop or it is restricted for adults only? Thank youu
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