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Does Ate Out Of Date Food Cause Harm To Baby
Not much: The reason for baby foods at that age is to introduce a new method, not overtake the value of breast milk or formula. A tablespoonful or two is fine for starters. If the kid seems to want more, that is one of the goals, but they should not drop their other intake below 16-20 oz. By 1 yr, they should have a balance between the two. ...Read more
With a baby with eczema how do you know which foods the baby is allergic to, without trying out 30 different foods?
You don't.: First of all, food allergy is not the only cause of eczema, by a long shot, despite what you read on the web. Assuming your baby does have a food allergy, there's really no way around trial and error to find the culprit. But before you go to all that trouble, you might want to see a dermatologist, who may be able to pinpoint another cause of your child's eczema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i eat a lot of microwaved foods, do that mean i'm actually receiving radiation, and can microwaved foods cause any harm to my fetus?
No: There is no ionizing radiation present in microwaves. Microwaves are simply waves that vibrate at the same frequency that water does, so when it strikes water, it makes the water heat up. ...Read more
I'm 22 weeks pregnant, I crave to eat Johnson baby powder. So much that my mouth water just thinking about it. Will this have any health risk to baby?
Does using bug sprays right before pregnancy potentially harm sperm & egg and harm the fetus? Heard it may cause brain cancer to unborn baby. Thanks!
No: It is unlikely to remain in your system very long after exposure. Some bug sprays are considered unsafe in pregnancy, but the risks are low. What is more, certain insect-born illnesses are potentially more harmful, so you'll have to weigh your risks and benefits based on your location. I usually recommend deet-free bug sprays. ...Read more
If i used to eat a lot of junk food , fast food food & changed it to eating healthy can that cause diarreah since my stomach is not used to it ?
How do I introduce baby to solid food without my fear of choking? I plan on all homemade food. Terrified of giving anything too chewy or hard. Advice?
Choking: You don't say how old baby is. But if he is ready, start wit soft food blended to smooth consitancy. Small spoonfuls. Have him sitting up straight in high chair and watch him closely as he swallows and spits out. Don't force him. Once you relax and he gets used to it, you can try thicker food...And so on. Good luck. ...Read more
What does it mean when i feed by baby baby food and he makes a tart or sour face with every baby food i feed him the foods are up to date and everythi?
Keep feeding...: As long as your baby is eating the food, the 'sour face' may not mean that he doesn't like it. Also consider the temperature of the food. ...Read more
I am 30 weeks pregnant and accidentally ate a piece of rotten watermelon. Can or will this harm the baby?
Is it possible that baby rice cereal can cause some type of allergy in some babies? 7 month old baby couldn't poop until i took him off of baby cereal
Constipating foods: You will find that rice cereal, bananas and apple sauce are often constipating foods. It is not an allergic effect. Loosening foods include juices like apple or prune and various fruits like peaches or prunes. ...Read more
Would anxiety cause someone to throw up any and all food going on two weeks? Liquids stay down, but not food.
Vomiting: Vomiting solids for 2 weeks is not normal and will lead to nutritional and weight loss. Be examined to determine the cause. Have your doctor do blood work and monitor your weight. There could be many causes. All the best. ...Read more
My 9 m/o doesn't like eating baby food anymore or the baby cereals. He would rather eat my food. Is that normal?
Congratulations: Your baby is perfect! this is the age when they notice you are eating something different than they are and yours looks better! now, you really have to set a good example of healthy eating! it gets a bit harder now balancing his nutritional needs with avoidance of choking hazards. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If in a rush on the way to work, normally I guzzle coffee and take big bites of food. How much is the food/drinks temperature damaging me, and what will happen to esophagus?
Not much: While not ideal eating behavior, this should not permanently damage your esophagus or stomach. ...Read more
9mos pregnant. Is it safe for me to be using wood stain to stain the baby crib or will it cause harm to the baby?
Ventilation: Using most paints and stains while pregnant is generally safe as long as it is done in a well ventilated space. hope this helps. ...Read more
Can sex harm a baby at 29 weeks. Lots of quick up and down - will this shake the baby and cause any harm?
Nope, so have fun!: As long as you & your pregnancy are healthy, enjoy sex as often as you want in any position that's comfortable for you. Check out following references that all agree that it's ok to have sex while pregnant in most situations: http://goo.gl/qBs1d8, http://goo.gl/pc1OgI, http://goo.gl/ueETtf, http://goo.gl/Uj0uZw & http://goo.gl/s6yRyr. ...Read more
Is it true that eating spicy food during pregnancy causes the baby to grow with hair? What types of foods should be avoid during pregnancy?
I was taking out nuts from their packet and the toast heated the packet. Cn this temperature n exposure cause harm. Can heating plastic cause cancer?
Absolutely not: The story about heating plastic producing cancer-causing chemicals was made up out of nothing in the early days of the internet. It takes only a moment to make up a lie and present oneself as a humanitarian defending the reader from danger and wicked science. It's all a money-maker. If it were true, some research piranha would have made a name for himself by now. ...Read more
Eating food cooked on the previous day affects the baby and expecting mom? if yes, what will be the consequences.
No: As long as the food was properly prepared and stored, then no. All the best. ...Read more
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