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Doctor insights on: How Can I Teach My Baby To Use A Sippy Cup

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How can I teach my baby to use a sippy cup?

How can I teach my baby to use a sippy cup?

Why would you want..: ...To do that? Sippy cups are worse for the teeth than either the bottle (except nighttime bottles, those need to go as soon as possible), or a regular cup. Start a regular cup when ready, skip the sippy cup. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use likas papaya for babies?

Is it safe to use likas papaya for babies?

Probably not: My understanding is this is a soap used for skin whitening. I would wonder why you would need or want to lighten your babies skin. In general, any herbal treatments are not safe in children as we do not know the effects it may have, good or bad. If you are concerned about your child's skin, please call your child's doctor. ...Read more

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Mylicon or gripe water; is it ok for babies to use this?

Mylicon or gripe water; is it ok for babies to use this?

Yes: Mylicon (simethicone) is safe for babies. It helps break up small bubbles so they can burp. Gripe water is generally safe for babies. However there are so many different kinds now. Check with your doctor about specific products. ...Read more

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Can I use evaporated milk in babies food?

Can I use evaporated milk in babies food?

Preferablynot: Preferably not. Infant formulas are made to maximize babies nutritional needs. ...Read more

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How to use lanolin corona ointments for babies?

How to use lanolin corona ointments for babies?

Lanolin corona: The preparation is usually used for animal's hooves. It can also be used for a baby's diaper rash. However , be aware that lanolin can be highly allergic. ...Read more

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Is is safe to use menthol gel on babies?

Is is safe to use menthol gel on babies?

No: Ingesting (putting it on the mouth) menthol can be poisonous and even fatal in some cases. There have been even reports of infants developing respiratory difficulty and turning blue with the application of menthol containing products near the baby's face/ nose (like vapor rub). Please consult with your pcp if you are planning to use it in another area of your child's body (i will not recommend). ...Read more

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Can you use neosporin on a babies scalp ?

Can you use neosporin on a babies scalp ?

Yes : Neosporin in a safe topical antibiotic cream. But check with your doctor if the lesion that you are treating with neosporin does not heal or worsens. ...Read more

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Could you use clear eyes in babies?

Could you use clear eyes in babies?

No: Over-the-counter eye drops are not formulated for babies. If your child has redness of the eyes, drainage, or other eye symptoms, call your doctor. It may be a bacterial infection, a virus, a blocked tear duct or allergy related, but your doctor can determine the appropriate treatment. ...Read more