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Can I crush pills and add water for my son to take them?

Can I crush pills and add water for my son to take them?

Check With Expert: Always consult your physician or your pharmacist before smashing, cutting, crushing, or dissolving medication in any thing such as water, juice, soda, apple sauce or pudding. The delivery method of each medication is designed for specific reasons. Some meds can be crushed but many are designed with safety features and special delivery techniques. Some are rendered ineffective when dissolved. ...Read more

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My son (1year) after moving to UK stop drinking water, even a sip. Back in my country he used to take water. He regularly get breastfeeding.What to do?

My son (1year) after moving to UK stop drinking water, even a sip. Back in my country he used to take water. He regularly get breastfeeding.What to do?

Breast Fluids: It sounds as if he has had a change in his routine with this recent move. Is he still having his usual wet diapers? If so, he is likely just getting plenty of fluids out of his milk from the breast. Once you get settled, start again with a cup in a high chair with a little meal. Weaning is a choice between baby and mommy, but World Health Organization recommends nursing up to age 2. ...Read more

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If my son drinks pool water, is this going to make him sick?

If my son drinks pool water, is this going to make him sick?

Not generally: Pool water itself is not dangerous. However, its always possible that the water is contaminated, especially with human contaminants such as bacteria and human excretions. Having said that, millions of kids drink pool water every day without problems. Try to get your kids not to drink it, but if it happens, no need to freak out. ...Read more

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My son is four months old. Is it OK if I give him 2 Oz of nursery water occasionally?

My son is four months old. Is it OK if I give him 2 Oz of nursery water occasionally?

Water for babysitter: It is ok to give a little water he re & there particularly in hot weather & if the baby is constipated, but don't over do it, too much water can cause water intoxication. Good luck & enjoy your bundle of joy. ...Read more

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Should I gave my son water during eating or only after?

Start water w/ solid: For the first several months of life, water is unnecessary (and might even be harmful.) a good time to start water is at the same time you start solid, complementary foods like rice cereal between 4-6 months. Offer plain tap water during solid meals, the same way you drink water during your meals. Avoid juice, it's no good for anyone really. ...Read more

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My son has too much tan on his body due to sea water, hw can it be solved?

Tan: Since I have no idea what might be occurring, i referred your question to a dermatologist. Hope that will prove helpful. ...Read more