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How many ounces of milk should my 8 month old get?

How many ounces of milk should my 8 month old get?

Milk for infants: The current recommendations from the american academy of pediatrics is to limit whole milk intake at this age to 24 oz per day. ...Read more

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I haven't breastfed my 8 month old in about 2 weeks. Do i still have milk?

I haven't breastfed my 8 month old in about 2 weeks. Do i still have milk?

Yes: Your breastmilk making ducts are still active. You are not making much milk now, but if you rebegin to breast feed your baby when he/ she is hungry, you will rebuild your milk supply. ...Read more

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How much milk should my 8 month old baby get in a day? She is breastfed.

How much milk should my 8 month old baby get in a day? She is breastfed.

~1 quart: If she is eating a reasonable amount of solid foods, she can have as much breast milk as she wants. Formula fed babies should get about a quart a day. ...Read more

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I haven't breastfed my 8 month old baby in about 2 weeks. Do i still have milk? Am i still producing it?

I haven't breastfed my 8 month old baby in about 2 weeks. Do i still have milk? Am i still producing it?

Upside down question: What? That sounds like a question a doctor would ask. Are you still producing milk? Is it leaking from your breast. Are you having pain? From your question there is absolutely no way to give you an answer. ...Read more

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Save to supplement 8 month. Old baby with goats milk instead of formula?

Save to supplement 8 month. Old baby with goats milk instead of formula?

Absolutely not!: Goats milk is great for baby goats, but not for baby humans. It does not have the right nutrition for babies and can cause health problems. ...Read more

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My 8 month old son is badly teething his whole front teeth r coming through he gone off his food hardly drinking his milk or juice and has fever?

My 8 month old son is badly teething his whole front teeth r coming through he gone off his food hardly drinking his milk or juice and has fever?

Palliative measures : Children's tylenol (acetaminophen) is great to help make your child comfortable while teething. Sucking on ice is also soothing. A popsicle or freeze- pop will work until there are teeth in the mouth that can decay. As a healthier alternative, you can freeze a water- soaked soft terry cloth towel that the child may suck on. Use caution not to use one so small that the child may choke on it. ...Read more

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Why is my 8 month old baby vomiting after eating dairy(milk based porridge for babies or cottage cheese) but yet he doesn't after vomit eating formula

Why is my 8 month old baby vomiting after eating dairy(milk based porridge for babies or cottage cheese) but yet he doesn't after vomit eating formula

Whole milk products: Whole milk products may not be tolerated until after 12 months of age. Use infant formula (or breast milk) to make sure your baby gets the right balance of digestible nutrients. If your baby still doesn't tolerate whole cow's milk after a year of age, you may need to try a lactose free cow's milk or soy milk . Some babies can tolerate yogurt, since the lactose is broken down more. ...Read more

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How much sugar i could give to my 8 months old baby..as in milk ,curd ,and in other things..in one day?

How much sugar i could give to my 8 months old baby..as in milk ,curd ,and in other things..in one day?

In the U.S., it is : recommended not to give sugary foods & liquids, as no child needs extra sugar. . From 6 months on, they develop a preference for it, just like they develop bad sleep-onset habits like falling asleep on mom's lap or with the last sip of milk in their mouths, which can cause erupting teeth to decay. Wipe out his mouth before putting him in his crib drowsy, but awake. Give veggie & meat purées 1st. ...Read more