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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

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What do you suggest if my nice is drinking chocolate milk and ice cream at 8 months old! please give me your thoughts.?

What do you suggest if my nice is drinking chocolate milk and ice cream at 8 months old! please give me your thoughts.?

Inappropriate: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends breast milk or formula, fruits and vegetables until 9 months of age, when meats and finger foods are introduced. Cows milk products are best introduced after one year of age. Early introduction of certain foods can lead to food allergies, thus the recommended introduction schedule. The extra sugar also increases risk of cavities. ...Read more

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My Daughter is 8 months old she is suffering from hard stools we tried several formula milk now we r giving her similac 2 pro was OK but now no.

My Daughter is 8 months old she is suffering from hard stools we tried several formula milk now we r giving her similac 2 pro  was OK but now no.

Constipation: Ensure she is getting enough free water and baby juices in her diet, as well as fiber. A stool softener daily until she recovers may help. There are different brands; so check with your pharmacist to see what is safe for an 8 month old. All the best and keep in touch with her MD. ...Read more

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My child is 2, I stopped breastfeeding her at 8 months old. My breast still leaks milk, why?

My child is 2, I stopped breastfeeding her at 8 months old. My breast still leaks milk, why?

Galactorrhea: Small amounts of milk or serous fluid are commonly expressed for weeks, months, or years from women who have previously been pregnant or lactating. Galactorrhea can also occur as a side effect of hypothyroidism which sometimes happens after pregnancy. Schedule a visit with your physician if you are still producing milk at 16 months after weaning, to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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How to overcome constipation for infants only 8 months old? He is only 8 kg is he in his right weight? He only takes 4 ounce milk.

How to overcome constipation for infants only 8 months old? He is only 8 kg is he in his right weight? He only takes 4 ounce milk.

Milk?: Infants need breast milk or formula till 12 months. Cow's milk & milk products should be limited to 16-21 ounces/day after a year to avoid anemia & constipation. If he has hard, pebbly stools or strains to have bm's, see your pediatrician, who can also tell you if his weight/length ratio is average. ...Read more

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My 8 months baby boy has lactose allergy i give him lf milk but his stool is always watery once or twice aday is it normal?

My 8 months baby boy  has lactose allergy i give him lf milk but his stool is always watery once or twice aday  is it normal?

Lactose intollerance: Lactose intolerance causes gas, distension and loose stools. When treated with lf formula your baby should be happy, have much less gas and distension. The stools may still be loose and soft from time to time based on what he also eats. You should be on lf formula not cow milk until he is 1 year old. ...Read more

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8month old baby diarrheal 6-7times/day for 6 days. Diarrheal after breast milk fed. Now only fed baby breast milk. No virus. Y diarrheal for so long?

8month old baby diarrheal 6-7times/day for 6 days. Diarrheal after breast milk fed. Now only fed baby breast milk. No virus. Y diarrheal for so long?

Beware of dehydratio: Initially, the most important thing to worry about is not to allow your child to get dehydrated . Watch for urine production, presence of tears and moisture of the mouth, as well as signs of decreased activity and excessive somnolence. Continue breast feeding, offer additional oral rehydration fluids. If signs of dehydration or no improvement, seek medical attention as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Is it okay to feed 8 months baby whole milk and start feeding him solids ?

Is it okay to feed 8 months baby whole milk and start feeding him solids ?

Baby: 8 month olds can have solid foods. Full info on how to introduce solids is too long for a Heathtap response. Here is info from the AAP https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/feeding-nutrition/Pages/Switching-To-Solid-Foods.aspx --- you should not introduce whole milk yet. You should have a 9month check up soon with your pediatrician. Make sure to go over these ?'s with them. ...Read more

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My 8 months baby refusing the milk by bottle what can I do ? He want to eate by spon all the day and hes refusing the water

My 8 months baby refusing the milk by bottle what can I do ? He want to eate by spon all the day  and hes refusing  the water

Feeding: Babies do drink less as they eat more solids with a spoon. He should take 24-32 ounces of formula or breast milk daily, before he gets water or other liquids. Some of the milk he gets can be in the solid, such as cereal mixed with milk. Once babies are 6 months and older they become more independent in how they eat and don't eat. ...Read more

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Hi I was recently diagnosed with Menopause at the age of 40 I had not had a period since 10/13. Recently for the last 3 mo I have had a period each month. Also now my left breast is lactating a white substance that I assume is milk. The right one is a

Hi I was recently diagnosed with Menopause at the age of 40 I had not had a period since 10/13.  Recently for the last 3 mo I have had a period each month.  Also now my left breast is lactating a white substance that I assume is milk.  The right one is a

Have an evaluation: Women who enter menopause at age 40 will frequently begin ovulating (and having periods) again. If you have a breast discharge, you should have it evaluated--especially if it is on one side only and is bloody. Milk production can be a side-effect of medication or result from hormone production. See your Ob/Gyn to find out for sure. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it okay if I give my 8 month old baby atole?

Is it okay if I give my 8 month old baby atole?

Yes: Check the ingredients you are using but they should be fine. This is a drink often recommended for nursing mothers. Make sure it is not too hot. All the best. ...Read more