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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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How long do two to four month old babies sleep?

How long do two to four month old babies sleep?

6-8 hours: A four month old baby can sleep from 10 pm to 6 am. Up until four months a baby will usually be up once between 10 pm and 6 am. If a baby is not sleeping through the night by 4 months then i discuss with parents how to achieve that. A baby sleeping in your room or in your bed may not easily sleep all night. ...Read more

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Should I let my two to four month old baby sleep alone?

Should I let my two to four month old baby sleep alone?

Yes: Speak to your pediatrician about sleep positions for your baby. Make sure the baby has a proper crib and have a baby monitor so you can hear room sounds. ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my six to nine month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my six to nine month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. http://www.babycenter.com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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Should i wake ten week old low birth weight baby four pounds thirteen ounces to feed at night time still, how long should she sleep for max.

Should i wake ten week old low birth weight baby four pounds thirteen ounces to feed at night time still, how long should she sleep for max.

Sleep schedule: A baby should be sleeping 16-20 hours per day.If the baby is sleeping through the night, good. Get your rest do you can face the day. If you are concerned about the babys weight you can get formula that supplies 24 calories per ounce if you are nursing, you can supplement with that formula. ...Read more

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When do four to six month old babies typically get sick?

When do four to six month old babies typically get sick?

Seldomly: A baby is seldom ill in the first few months of life. Much of mother's immunity transfers to the baby providing temporary protection that begins to wear off by three months. At this point, we begin to see fever, congestion, or diarrhea as a sign of babies new susceptibility to viruses. ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my four to six month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my four to six month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. http://www.babycenter.com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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When do six to nine month old babies typically get sick?

When do six to nine month old babies typically get sick?

Seldomly: A baby is seldom ill in the first few months of life. Much of mother's immunity transfers to the baby providing temporary protection that begins to wear off by three months. At this point, we begin to see fever, congestion, or diarrhea as a sign of babies new susceptibility to viruses. ...Read more

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How many hours sleep usually for two month old baby .

How many hours sleep usually for two month old baby .

12 to 14 or so...: It really depends if they are alert and awake when not sleeping. Some babies will be ok with 10 to 12 hours total, while others need more. So if they are sleeping roughly through the night, or waking once or twice, but going 8pm to 6am, that's 10 hours, plus a nap or two during the day for 1-3 hours total, puts you in that range. If the baby is alert, and interactive, you're doing fine. ...Read more

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When do two to four month old babies typically get sick?

When do two to four month old babies typically get sick?

Immunity: A baby is seldom ill in the first few months of life. Much of mother's immunity transfers to the baby providing temporary protection that begins to wear off by three months. At this point, we begin to see fever, congestion, or diarrhea as a sign of babies new susceptibility to viruses. ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my two to four month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my two to four month old child during playtime?

Couple suggestions: When awake, your baby may enjoy watching you work. Simple things like radio or a bright colored mobile may keep baby occupied. A mirror placed nearby may give baby something special to watch for long periods. At this age, the noise of a rattle may be entertaining but baby cannot grasp and control it. ...Read more

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How can I stimulate my two to three year old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my two to three year old child during playtime?

Couple suggestions: This is a very physical age complete with climbing, running, and throwing. Gates are helpful ways to limit movement, although they may provide only a brief obstacle to a persistent climber. They love to climb up stairs if available. Blocks, containers, nesting bowls and stuffed animals are popular at this stage. ...Read more

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How can I get to know my baby two to three year old child?

How can I get to know my baby two to three year old child?

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

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How can I stimulate my nine to twelve month old child during playtime?

How can I stimulate my nine to twelve month old child during playtime?

Play: This is a nice little article with lots of developmentally appropriate things to do. Both play, and other things to stimulate your baby. http://www.babycenter.com/0_20-fun-silly-development-boosting-games-to-play-with-your-ba_1479310.bc ...Read more

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How long do fifteen to eighteen old babies sleep?

How long do fifteen to eighteen old babies sleep?

Varies: There appears to be no right answer to how many hours a child sleeps. It is really unique to that child. If they are growing, happy, behaving and developing normally , then whatever amount works for that child. Having said that, most seem to sleep 8-12 hours at night. ...Read more

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When do nine to twelve month old babies typically get sick?

When do nine to twelve month old babies typically get sick?

Seldomly: A baby is seldom ill in the first few months of life. Much of mother's immunity transfers to the baby providing temporary protection that begins to wear off by three months. At this point, we begin to see fever, congestion, or diarrhea as a sign of babies new susceptibility to viruses. ...Read more