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How Do I Know If I Am Overfeeding My Baby
Overfeeding: If you baby is taking more than he/she needs, you will most likely see spitting up, irritability, and weight gain that is faster than expected. Some babies will over feed (if offered), because feeding and sucking are primary comforting methods. This is less likely to happen with breastfeeding. If you are not sure, ask your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 7 months baby wakes up at night couple of times. We feed him and he sleeps. Does he wake up bcoz he is hungry? Or are we overfeeding him?
He awakens because: He's a "trained night feeder." healthy babies over 6 mos. Don't need night feeds, ; are old enough for learned behaviors. If you read to him, feed, brush his teeth or wipe off his gums, then put him to bed drowsy, but awake, he'll learn to self-calm for sleep-onset ; for night-waking. If you consistently ignore night-crying. It increases at first, then stops. See healthychildren.Org for tips. ...Read more
2 month old baby drinks milk every hour.Having less breast milk so using formula.she drinks 2.5 oz at a time & she stops when she is full.overfeeding?
My child has wind i went to a paed she adviced me to reduce the formula from 125ml to 75ml as i might be overfeeding my 1mnth old.is this gonna affect?
My son 3m use to aptamil formula and he got overfeeding and crying for more should I change formula to something heavy then aptamil?
No, first: check if you're diluting it right , and whether you are giving the right amount for his weight/expected weight. If he is crying for more, it means that he is hungry and needs more, remember, infants in the first year of life experience a growth spurt with increasing needs fir calories. If he still cries despite adjusting the dose, see his pediatrician, enjoy your baby ...Read more
Good day. My daughter is 14 months and had a Nissen fundoplication surgery done on Tuesday. She was great till today. She is crying a lot and looks like she wants to vomit. I am not sure if I am not overfeeding her as well. I am not forcing food down but
I've heard of a medication for babies it's a natural medicine called bebe cal it actually calms your baby to sleep was just interested if any dr knows?
Not recommended: This medication has Diphenhydramine (benadryl), Chloral Hydrate (a strong sedative) and belladona (a poison)! none of these are recommended for parents to give to their babies! just because a medication is labeled as "natural" does not make it safe, especially for kids! many meds do not go through the fda and have never been tested on children. Do not use this without your doctor's advice. ...Read more
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