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How many oz should a 8 week old baby be taking?

How many oz should a 8 week old baby be taking?

About 2.5-3 oz. per : I use as a general estimate 2.5-3 oz. per pound per day.Example:a 10 pound 8 week old should be consuming between 25,and 30 oz. per day divided into 6-8 feedings or 3-5 ounces every 3-4 hours.Also if the baby is taking too much there might be some spitting up afterward.I recommend holding a baby in a manner that her/his head is above the stomach for 20-30 min after feeding ti minimize spitting up. ...Read more

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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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What can be done for acne on a 8 week old baby?

What can be done for acne on a 8  week old baby?

TIme: Is usually the best answer. It also depends on how bad the acne is. A warm wet washcloth (washing face) usually works well, sometimes the acne does get bad enough to need antibiotics. Also if breast feeding a diet change for mom may help improve it in the baby...With elimination of dairy being #1. ...Read more

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I hace a 8 week old baby girl that has soundedd congested since she was born. She's not sick(or that i'm aware of) peditrician advised me to use salt water for , humidity" reasons. I found it strange, but tried it. She seemed ro choke every time i put the

I hace a 8 week old baby girl that has soundedd congested since she was born. She's not sick(or that i'm aware of) peditrician advised me to use salt water for , humidity" reasons. I found it strange, but tried it. She seemed ro choke every time i put the

Common response: Newborns depend on small nasal passages for breathing.To mouth breathe they must tilt their head back (uncomfortable) until their neck grows longer, about 6m.Nasal wash out to thin the mucous & remove irritants is the standard treatment for congestion.Effective nasal wash out will often trigger babies protective gag reflex or sneezing & that movement of the saline to & fro helps wash out irritants. ...Read more

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I gave my 8 week old baby 1.5 predisone by accident what should I do?

I gave my 8 week old baby 1.5 predisone by accident what should I do?

Should be okay, but:: Need to know what the miligram dose of medicine your infant ingested. I would also give a call toll free to the poison control hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Prednisone may have effects on the temperment and blood sugar level of your baby. ...Read more

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How many ounces a day should my 8 week old baby be taking in to stay hydrated?

How many ounces a day should my 8 week old baby be taking in to stay hydrated?

Variable: Usually if your baby is wetting 5 or more diapers a day, they are well hydrated. The ounces amount does depend upon each child, but 30- 35 ounces per day is a good ballpark estimate. ...Read more

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My 8 week old baby has real bad constipation what can I do to help him. ?

My 8 week old baby has real bad constipation what can I do to help him. ?

Constipation: If you are breast feeding , you child may not really be constipated as breast fed babies can go along as a week without a stool. If on formula add a tablespoon of dark karo syrup to the formula to relieve constipation. ...Read more

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8 week old baby just had double injections , each leg. What can we give her to settle her down?

8 week old baby just had double injections , each leg. What can we give her to settle her down?

Acetomenophen: She may be more needy for a day or so and Acetaminophen may provide some relief. You can also make up a cool compress with an ice cube broken up in a face cloth and placed in a zip bag. The cool compress helps diminish the pain and swelling. ...Read more

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My 8 week old baby girl only weighed 9lbs 7 ounces at her 8 week checkup but had grown 3 inches is this normal?

My 8 week old baby girl only weighed 9lbs 7 ounces at her 8 week checkup  but had grown  3 inches is this normal?

Maybe, maybe not: The pediatrician can tell from the growth measurements taken at birth, discharge from the hospital, the 2-week check, the 1-month check, and the 2-month check. Young babies grow quickly, generally over an ounce a day. A parent can call to make an appointment for a recheck whenever he or she is worried about a baby's growth. ...Read more

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Can i give my 8 week old baby store bought goat milk?

Can i give my 8 week old baby store bought goat milk?

Great for goats: Just like cow milk is designed for cows, human milk for humans, goats milk is for goats. It's only value in public exchange is for those whose culture prefers it to cow milk when the kid is old enough to be off breast milk or formula.It is deficient in various nutrients required for proper human growth and development and can lead to a predictable form of megaloblastic anemia. ...Read more

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