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Doctor insights on: How Much Calcium Do Babies Need

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Can too much calcium during pregnacy cause hard-headed babies?

Can too much calcium during pregnacy cause hard-headed babies?

No: Your calcium intake is not likely to affect the pregnancy regardless of whether it is too high or too low. The placenta does a very good job of providing what the baby needs and protecting it from what it doesn't need. ...Read more

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Can calcium supplement harmful for lactating babies?

Can calcium supplement harmful for lactating babies?

?lactating babies?: I know of no problems that a calcium supplement would cause during lactation unless the mother had a problem of calcium build up in her kidneys (nephrocalcinosis) as part of a metabolic problem.If so she should discuss the issue with her treating kidney doctor. ...Read more

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When it is recommended to give calcium to infant? I have eight months child i give him only vitamin d drops ...He got one teeth only and didn't crawl?

When it is recommended to give calcium to infant? I have eight months child i give him only vitamin d  drops ...He got one teeth only and didn't crawl?

Calcium supplement: As long as the child has a balanced diet including milk and vitamin supplement, he should be ok for now. Expect him to crawl soon, but you need to keep him on the floor to learn it, if he is all the time held in a swing all the times. ...Read more

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Will breast feeding mother consuming iron and calcium tablets go to the infant through feeding?

Will breast feeding mother consuming iron and calcium tablets  go to the infant through feeding?

Not exactly: Breastmilk is notoriously low in iron, even if you take supplements. Similarly, although breastmilk is usually hight in calcium, the concentration of calcium in breastmilk is not really related to your calcium consumption. A nursing mother should have adequate intake of these nutrients to maintain her own stores, not to affect the milk's composition. ...Read more

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My baby 24months , appetite is not good, wouldn't dine, but physical is normal , now eating liquid calcium, seems have no effect , he always playful, help ?

My baby 24months , appetite is not good, wouldn't dine, but physical is normal , now eating liquid calcium, seems have no effect , he always playful, help ?

It is normal: For toddlers that age to have an appetite that changes from day to day and meal to meal. Don't worry as long as your toddler continues to grow normally. If you are really worried go in for a height and weight check to be sure all is well. ...Read more

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Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Yes: Yes, 11.2 is a high level of calcium for a baby. http://tinyurl.com/m7jayop please talk with your pediatrician about this. ...Read more

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How can I make sure my baby gets enough calcium?

How can I make sure my baby gets enough calcium?

Breastmilk / formula: A healthy baby, who is growing normally when measured at each check-up, likely has been drinking plenty of breastmilk or formula. He is getting enough calcium, but needs to be sure to get enough vitamin d, in order for his body to use the calcium properly. Babies who drink mainly or only breastmilk should take vitamin drops containing vitamin d. Formula is already fortified with vitamin d. ...Read more

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Does calcium supliments favors boy baby or girl baby?

Does calcium supliments favors boy baby or girl baby?

Guessing Gender: Calcium supplements are in no way tied to gender selection in pregnancy. Whoever told you this was pulling your leg or being dishonest. There is absolutely no connection. ...Read more