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How do I get my husband to bond with our three month old baby boy?

How do I get my husband to bond with our three month old baby boy?

Lots of options!: Have him get down on the floor and play with him, read & sing to him, give him his baths & massages...The more interaction, the deeper the bonding. Have your husband talk to your son, even telling him about what he did that day. The content of what's said isn't as important as the face to face time and 'conversation'--your husband can give him a bottle & read out loud from a book at the same time. ...Read more

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Bonding (Definition)

In the dental realm it refers to the chemical or micro interlocking of two materials. For example, a white filling material is bonded or ...Read more


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Infant temperature of a high fever for three month old?

Infant temperature of a high fever for three month old?

See a doctor: Fever usually means that the body is raising the temperature to stop viral or bacterial attacks. An infant retains the mother's antibodies for about 3 months. The infant's immature immune system takes over so the baby becomes more vulnerable . If the baby's temperature is very high or very low, it may be very serious go to emergency dept, hydrate, tepid not cold water for cooling, take a temperature. ...Read more

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Does molasses carry the same infant botulism risk as honey? I'm scared for my husband and I to eat food with it around our 3 month old.

Does molasses carry the same infant botulism risk as honey? I'm scared for my husband and I to eat food with it around our 3 month old.

Botulism: Botulism poisoning in infants has been caused by contaminated honey, molasses, and Caro syrup. Best to avoid these in your infant's diet. ...Read more

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I feel like my 8 month old baby & i haven't bonded since the birth & i was in the hospital for 18 days without her, how can I bond with her now?

I feel like my 8 month old baby & i haven't bonded since the birth & i was in the hospital for 18 days without her, how can I bond with her now?

Everday Activities: Bonding can occur between mother and baby with just everyday activities. Parents bond with activities like feeding, bathing, and playing. Give yourself time and let yourself off the hook. If this issue remains a problem you may want to seek counseling with someone skilled in postpartum depression. ...Read more

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What should be the average weight of 3 month old infant?

What should be the average weight of 3 month old infant?

Depends: Full term females at 3 months typically weigh 4.5 to 6.5 kg. Full term males at 3 months of age typically weigh 5.5 to 7.5 kg. ...Read more

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My three month old baby boy has dry/rough nipples. Is this normal? What can I do to treat this?

My three month old baby boy has dry/rough nipples. Is this normal? What can I do to treat this?

Moisturize: As with dry, rough skin anywhere on the body, then answer is to moisturize it. It's also helpful to use a moisturizing soap. If you do this and it worsens anyway, he might have mild eczema and need a mild medicine for it. In this case, see your doctor. ...Read more

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My 3 month old baby boy cries almost all the time to be in my arms i don't want him to get use to this habit what should I do?

My 3 month old baby boy cries almost all the time to be in my arms i don't want him to get use to this habit what should I do?

Make a list: All mom's need to make a list of what they can do for baby. Feed when hungry, warm when cold, change diaper when soiled, etc. You will find that reading babies mind is not on the list and fixing babies tiredness is not either. When you have gone through the list and baby is still fussy, it's likely tired and nothing you do will fix it. Get the ear plugs and put baby to crib and relax. ...Read more

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I have a 3 month old baby boy and he has bronchitis he is on breathing treatments after 4 days and not getting any better?

I have a 3 month old baby boy and he has bronchitis he is on breathing treatments after 4 days and not getting any better?

But is he stable?: Lower airway inflammation like you have with bronchitis is unlikely to resolve within days on any form of treatment. The breathing treatments help wet the airways and decrease the thickness of debris and mucous. Most kids with bronchitis will gradually improve over a week to 2 wks.Some may cough for a month.If the kid is wetting diapers every 6h and resting some, he is stable, if not get re-ck. ...Read more

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My three month old baby has a really bad cold, what do I do?

My three month old baby has a really bad cold, what do I do?

Cold: A cold is a viral upper respiratory infection. Antibiotics will not help. And cold medications are not recommended. Use a humidifier. Use a bulb suction and saline drops in his nose to clean his nose. Watch for decreased eating, decreased wet diapers, and increased trouble breathing, if those occur see a doctor. ...Read more

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