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How Much Should A 8 Month Old Baby Weigh
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
Hard to say: Wheezing is a sound common to asthma and bronchiolitis as well as several other lower respiratory infections. About 75% of the wheezing infants quit by the age of 4-5 and do not wheeze as older kids or adults. Since Asthma is a specific label for a potential lifelong condition, I never use it in infants or toddlers unless I have something specific to go on.Family history, eczema, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The usual...: The nutrients are the same as adults, but different quantities. The baby needs proteins, carbohydrates and fats. The fat calories should be roughly about 1/3-1/2 of the calories, and the remainder divided up between the remaining two. They need vitamins, micronutrients and iron. All of these can be obtained by drinking adequate infant formula. If breast feeding exclusively, needs vitamin d added. ...Read more
How many ounces of formula should a 8 month old baby girl have in a day? And what about baby food? 3 meals a day? Thanks doctors
Feed on demand: Infants this age who are otherwise healthy do best when they are offered formula every few hours throughout the day. They will take the amount they need to stay healthy. Solid food meals are often three times per day and can start to include soft table foods as well. As long as the kids stay well hydrated and grow well this is the best strategy. Your doctor will monitor your child's growth. ...Read more
My daughter 30 years has a 8 month old baby. On scanning my daughter is found to have 2 cyst on the right ovary. It is 3cm size. How to remove it ?
Observe: with ultrasound- sometimes these ovarians cysts resolve spontaneously. ...Read more
Immune System: If your 8 month old is up to date with all of his age appropriate vaccinations, it is ok to be around grandpa. Also make sure he has gotten seasonal flu vaccination, 2 doses at 1 month interval. Keep him away when he gets 12 months vaccine- mmrv, because this is live virus vaccine. Infants can get up to 6 viral illnesses in first year. If your son gets any fever, keep him away. ...Read more
I have a 8 month old baby, 6.5 in corrected age. Shes very healthy she has a cold and she sounds like her throat is a bit raspy can i give her tea ?
Feeding: He should take 24-32 ounces of formula or breast milk daily, before he gets water or other liquids. He can have up to 6 oz of juice daily. Some of the milk he gets can be in the solids, such as cereal mixed with milk. Once babies are 6 months and older they become more independent in how they eat and don't eat. He should eat as much as he wants of solids, up to 3 times a day. ...Read more
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