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How Can I Get To Know My Baby At Two Weeks
Spend time together: At two weeks old your baby needs all the comfort and security they can get. This means lots of holding, cuddling and looking into their face. There is no such thing as spoiling a baby at this age. Try to rest when your baby sleeps so that you can gently talk and massage the baby when they are awake. Enjoy feeding times and have as much physical contact as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Typical behaviors: This is a fun time for parents. Babies can lift their head for a brief moment. They smile in response to a smiling face. They can focus on an object and follow it briefly. Their hand will grasp an object (your hair!) and have a tough time letting go. ...Read more
Typical behaviors: The four to five month old will start rolling over from front to back. Better head control permits baby to watch people move around the room. Baby can push up and lift his/her chest off the floor. Objects can be grasped and let go for the first time. Baby may enjoy exploring different textures and colors. The sense of hearing is easily verified as baby turns to locate a voice. ...Read more
Interact &Talk &Talk: Get close to them so your face is close to theirs. Hold eye contact. Babies at these ages love faces! mirror what they do - their sounds, facial expressions, actions - & see how they respond. Make your own funny faces. Get on their level, crawl w/ them. Dance w/ them. And all the while, talk to them! tell them stories. Sing them songs. Read to them. When they're upset say & do soothing things. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Typical behaviors: The eighteen month old will walk, run, and climb. Vocabulary expands more and hand skills improve. Fear of strangers decreases but separation may still be hard in new settings. Some interest in toilet training may be expressed at this time. This should be praised but not pushed for now. ...Read more
Typical behaviors: The fifteen month old will cruise along furniture, walk, and begin to climb. Only a few words other than mama/dada are usually present. Vocabulary expands more around 18 months. Fear of strangers may decrease as behavior increases. Some interest in toilet training may be expressed at this time. This should be praised but not pushed for now. ...Read more
Typical behaviors: The eighteen month old will walk, run, and climb. They are smart enough to build a ladder out of furniture and get to the top cabinets. Lock up what you don't want them to play with. Vocabulary expands more and hand skills improve. Fear of stranger decreases but separation may still be hard in new settings. Some interest in toilet training may be expressed at this time. ...Read more
Sleep deprivation: Most babies sleep a consistent number of hours per day. It's a matter of when they sleep. If you'd like your baby to fall asleep earlier in the evening, keep him/her awake for a longer time during the day, perhaps skipping an afternoon nap. This should tire out the baby so he/she falls asleep more easily that night. Once you've 'reset' his/her internal clock this way, it usually stays on schedule. ...Read more
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I am 33 weeks pregnant and I wanted to know how I could get THC out of me and my baby's system. I Dont want her to get taken from me or born addicted?
Difficult issue: Stop, stay clean, and hope you are not already on the Child and Family Services radar. If you are a known abuser, CFS in my state provides a list to hospitals so the kid can be tested at birth. Low level exposure may clear from the urine in a week or so, but if they test the babies poo, it can pick up prior use for weeks to months. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Medical abortions: In early pregnancy you can be given a combination of medication which can cause an abortion, after administration, while you are at home. Medical abortion works best in very early pregnancy. Depending on how many weeks past your period you are (1 month pregnant means different things to different people) will determine how much embryonic development has occurred. ...Read more
Test tube babies: The only way is invitro fertilization with implantation of more than one embryo. ...Read more
Sleep problems: First, the baby should be sleeping in another room. If baby wakes up, have dad go in and sooth baby. They know you, and if you go, they will expect nursing. Baby needs to learn to fall asleep without something in their mouth. Make sure, at bedtime, baby is put to bed sleepy, to learn to self console. ...Read more
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