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Can We Give Saffron To 7 Month Old Baby
What should be the interval between formula feeding n food to a 7 month old baby..I give him 6 to 7 oz..Exactly how many hours should I offer him food?
See below: You should read dr greene's book "feeding your baby green". It dispels a lot of the myths regarding feeding your baby, such as causing food allergies, not true. Also, there is evidence that delaying introduction of solids may lead to overweight children. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pediatrician forgot to tell me to give baby vitamin d supplements (exclusively breastfed). Now 6 weeks old. Health problem for baby?
No worries!: There has likely not been any harm done to your baby. Just go ahead and start the d-visol drops now at 1ml daily. I've had parents forget or refuse to give it and the babies are ok. Nonetheless, it is still preferred to supplement with a vitamin d drop to prevent rickets in infants. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
DHA for babies: Excellent question. The usual sources, seafood and nuts, that adults eat are not appropriate for a 7 month old. Most infant formulas are now fortified with DHA, If baby is breast feeding, some of the appropriate for age foods that are higher in DHA are winter squashes (esp spaghetti squash), beans including black beans and kidney beans, and wild rice (which is actually a grass, not a grain). ...Read more
Let the fun begin!: In addition to breast feeding or formula your baby should be old enough to slowly start solid foods. You can try pureed fruits (banana, pears, apples,etc) vegetables (avocado, carrots, squash, and sweet potato), Pureed meat (chicken, pork, beef), Pureed tofu, Pureed legumes and Iron-fortified cereal. Just start slow - one NEW food every few days so that if there is a problem you know the cause ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Too early: Not recommended until about 6 months, even then, should use small amount. Main nourishment for babies during the first year of life is breast milk or baby formula when breastfeeding is not feasible. Speak with your healthcare provider to determine what is best for your babies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When can we introduce our 3 month old baby to the bottle feeding? We fear that bottle feeding might bring the chances for infection. Plz suggest
Now: You can introduce a bottle as soon as breast feeding is well established- i usually recommend at about one month of age. Its helpful if someone other than mom feeds the baby the bottle and if mom leaves the house so the baby won't cry to nurse instead! to decrease chance of infection make sure you clean and sterilize (in boiling water) the bottle equipment. Clean after each use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Our six month old infant is teething. Baby paracetamol (calpol) provides definite relief. The insert says we can give it to him up to 4 times per day. But for how long can we do this safely? 1 week, 2 weeks, 1 month?
Teething is normal: This is another name for acetaminophen and it is a mild analgesic only. It is OK to use this infrequently. Acetaminophen has its own drawbacks and that can be looked-up online. Try to let your child chew on a cold clean rag or something, it helps. This will come and go and they will get through this, and so will you!! ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Yes. Add sugar: Your baby must be well enough to suck and swallow. Sugar water is highly recommended for infant dehydration. Starch requires digestion. Simple sugar is faster. A pinch of salt or baking soda is also helpful. You may place drops of sugar water on the tongue or under the tongue. Then help your baby suck from a bottle that you have made. If this seems ineffective, take your baby to a clinic ...Read more
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