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Can adults drink pedialyte?

Can adults drink pedialyte?

Yes: It is essentially the same as IV fluid. It is specifically designed for infants and toddlers who have need for oral re-hydration and substitutes for a trip to the hospital and iv's. Adults are more tolerant to a simplified oral hydration solution and could do well on gateraid or other similar drink. ...Read more

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Pedialyte (Definition)

Pedialyte is a hydration agents for children which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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My baby is drinking pedialyte can she drink formula?

My baby is drinking pedialyte can she drink formula?

Sure: If she 's been on pedialyte because of gastroenteritis and been tolerating well, formula should be introduced, maybe smaller amount often to be sure she tolerates it. ...Read more

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Can adults drink breastmilk?

Yes but why ?: I have seen some follow the myth that this has special value for adult health or improved vitality. It is hogwash. It is just another fluid source with more value than water. ...Read more

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Can i give gripe water to jaundice newborn?

Can i give gripe water to jaundice newborn?

Not good idea: I am assuming your infant is a little fussy and has jaundice and is less than 10 days old. I looked up gripe water and do not believe that there is any evidence in medicine that it is effective& safe. Look up this site: http://www.Ehow.Com/info_8291553_problems-gripe-water.Html if your infant is too fussy-then your infant may need to be evaluated by a pediatrician who is also managing the jaundic. ...Read more

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Can 7mo old breastfed babies drink soy milk?

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Can 7mo old breastfed babies drink soy milk?

You mean soy formula: Certainly yes. Soy formula is not really advantageous over milk based formula though. ...Read more

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Can pedialyte cause harm to infants?

Can pedialyte cause harm to infants?

possibly: Any product when given in excess could have negative effects.I have seen infants force fed the product develop profuse diarrhea that only stopped when it was limited. If it is given for an extended period with no form of nutrition, the infant will develop starvation. It is a safe and effective hydration solution when used as part of a balanced treatment plan. ...Read more

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Can newborn babies breathe whilst drinking?

Can newborn babies breathe whilst drinking?

Sometimes: Sometimes infants are not coordinated and drink and breathe at the same time. This may cause coughing or in some cases as aspiration pneumonia. This situation occurs more often in premature infants or infants who were depressed at birth. It still could happen with other infants and it takes time and patience to teach them how to not do both at the same time. Aspeechtherapist may help. ...Read more

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Can a 9 month old baby drink cranberry juice?

Can a 9 month old baby drink cranberry juice?

Yes: I suppose it is no worse than most juices. I don't specifically like juices in childhood as it offers too much sugar /sweet at a time their brain is forming their likes & dislikes. I'd rather have a slim kid who avoided sweets than an obese one that couldn't get through a meal without a sweet treat. ...Read more

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Can a child consume too much pedialyte?

Can a child consume too much pedialyte?

Not really.: If the child has healthy kidneys, it will get rid of extra water and electrolytes that it doesn't need. ...Read more

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How much juice should kids drink?

How much juice should kids drink?

None: The advertizing media would have you believe they can make your child super with a box of juice in their lunch or a superviatmin blend to bypass that pesky vegatable phobia. Garbage.The best nutrition from an orange comes from eating the real thing & the same goes for the rest. I liken juice intake to feeding them soda. The sugar content is similar and just as likely to add fluff to their tummy. ...Read more

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Can similac advance infant formula with iron make a newborn constipated?

Can similac advance infant formula with iron make a newborn constipated?

Not specifically: This is an old myth that is perpetuated year to year. Iron given at therapeutic levels can cause constipation, but studies find no correlation with the level in formula. Infants may process one brand of formula slower or faster than another and any delay in emptying will lead to constipation. ...Read more

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I take high fibre but drink little water. Can the diet of breastfeeding mothers cause their infants to constipated?

I take high fibre but drink little water. Can the diet of breastfeeding mothers cause their infants to constipated?

Breast fed babies: No, breast fed babies can have a stool with each feeding, once a day or can go as long as a week without stooling. This is all very normal for breast fed babies. In fact their stool is usually on the watery side. ...Read more

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Does soy formula for babies cause babies to get thrush?

Does soy formula for babies cause babies to get thrush?

No: Thrush is an infection caused by a fungus (sometimes called yeast) this type of infection is common in babies because their immune system is still developing. Fungal infections are common in warm moist areas like the mouth, diaper area (especially the creases) and folds of skin such as under the neck. It is not related to type of formula. Antibiotic use can increase yeast infections. ...Read more

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Can diabetics drink vitamin water and life water if they don't drink plain water to help with hydration?

Can diabetics drink vitamin water and life water if they don't drink plain water to help with hydration?

Yes BUT: You need to read the labels carefully. Some have few carbohydrates and others as many as over 40 grams of carbohydrate . The numbers of calories therefore vary quite a bit. Some are sweetened with stevia while other flavors of ths same brand might be flavored with a sugar alcohol. ...Read more

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7 month old baby will not eat solids. She drinks approximately 16 oz of formula milk a day but refuses solids. Should I reduce her milk intake?

7 month old baby will not eat solids. She drinks approximately 16 oz of formula milk a day but refuses solids. Should I reduce her milk intake?

Needs 20-30 ozs form: Should be getting 20-30 ozs, plus introducing new textures ,start even with Cheerios for self-feeding. Make sure she is not anemic. ...Read more

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Will Jello water help to soothe a baby's upset stomach?

Will Jello water help to soothe a baby's upset stomach?

Baby's stomach: Your baby's age will determine much of what is safe and recommended for certain symptoms. Unless you check with the Family Physician that knows your baby best, I would avoid anything like Jello water. ...Read more