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Five Month Old Baby Feeding
Is it better to have my 5 month old baby on a feeding schedule, ot just feed him whenever he gets hungry like I have been doing?
Nothing: Breast feeding mothers frequently miss periods during the interim. It is nature's way to prevent a new pregnancy too close to the baby who needs your full attention. Once your breast feeding schedule lightens up, your periods will come back. Regardless, you should continue to practice safe sex to avoid pregnancy during this period. ...Read more
How much baby cereal can I add to the formula bottles per day so my 5 month old baby stop waking up at nights for feeds? Thanks
Don't: Don't add infant cereal to your child's bottles. If she is ready to take baby foods, always give them with a spoon. She needs to learn to *eat* her foods, not *drink* them. At first, she may just take a spoonful or two, but it will gradually increase as she learns how to move the food off of the spoon. Most babies learn to sleep by having a regular routine and falling asleep in their own crib. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 month old baby keeps throwing up a lot throughout the day. More so after feeding him formula. No matter what I do always throws up?
I have a 5 month old baby and i breastfeed . I have a urinary infection and i took Azo maxium relif and want to know if is safe to feed my baby?
Probably yes: The consensus is that nobody knows. Fortunately, it is a Class B teratogen risk, so studies of its use during pregnancy did not result in any untoward effects on developing fetus.http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/phenazopyridine-oral-route/before-using/drg-20065473 The drug's half-life is 7.3 hours, so it will be entirely gone from your body by about 40 hours from your last dose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 3.5 month old baby rejects bottle feed these days though im giving him feeder from beginning.I also give him my own milk but it is insufficient.
Start solids: At 31/2 months you might consider starting her on cereal and fruits to take place of milk. ...Read more
Hi, i'm breastfeeding my five month old baby. I have salmonela type o & h. Started ceftriaxone 1gm t?
Just be vigilant: We avoid honey in infants because it sometimes contains botulism spores that can grow in the baby gut and produce the toxin. Paralysis of the breathing apparatus is the biggest concern. Pay close attention to the infant.If always pink and regular in breathing while active and asleep, no worry.If baby seems too tired, too constipated, inactive or breathing is irregular take baby in for evaluation. ...Read more
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