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Feeding Baby With Syringe Wont Accept A Bottle
Dr, i got pregnanat by sperm injection by syringe on my 2nd attempt.Will it affect my baby anways?What happen if there was air bubble in the syringe?
No worry: It will have no effect what so ever, so won't worry. ...Read more
A syringe is a simple pump consisting of a plunger that can be pulled and pushed along inside a cylindrical tube allowing the syringe to take in and expel a liquid or gas through an orifice at the open end of the tube. The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a needle for ...Read more
When suctioning 9mo's nose, didn't notice that there was some water in the syringe after cleaning. It went up baby's nose. Amoeba risk? I'm scared.
My baby has chest congestion, i'm using the saline and bulb syringe, but nothing comes out her nose. Am i doing something wrong?
16mnth old baby hates taking her antibiotic. Tried squeezing the syringe in her mouth, but now she seems traumatized! can we mix her med with food?Or?
My 6 week baby nose is congested. I tried nasal spray and bulb syringe and she still can't breath right ;(?
Reflux: in a baby can cause nasal congestion. Have your pediatrician check your baby to make sure there is no structural abnormality. If none, consider that the acid environment from reflux can lead to swelling of the nasal mucosa that will not respond to saline irrigation and suction. An antacid will help. ...Read more
Hi im pricked with a BCG syringe of the baby whom the mother is hep. B reactive.Baby has given hepig.Will i become infected of it?
My infant has chest congestion i was told by a doctor to use a bulb syringe and saline, but nothing comes our her nose, am i doing something wrong?
Changing bottles: Most bottle will start to look worn after going through the dishwasher for a few months but it is more important to change the nipples especially if the rubber is starting to look worn or cracked. Look on the package and it should give you an idea. Cheaper bottles will have to be changed more often. ...Read more
What makes a baby feeding bottle unsterile? If i take it after the sterilization cycle is complete, how much time does it stay sterile?
Very Quickly: Unless you wear sterile gloves, the bottle becomes unsterile very quickly. Essentialy as soon as you touch the bottle. However, the bottle still stays very clean. Being very clean is typically more than enough to keep your baby safe and healthy. ...Read more
What are the cons of exclusively pumping breast milk and feeding baby using bottle versus breast feeding?
Efficency: It's more efficient to breast feed than to pump & then bottle feed. You also avoid any risk of less than perfectly sterile bottles causing the milk to carry an infection. In addition, baby's nursing tends to trigger you to produce more milk than pumping. That said, having breast fed both my kids, pumping when i was away & nursing when i was with baby was a very effective compromise. ...Read more
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