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How Much Should My 6 Week Old Eat
FEEDING: It depends on need of the baby.At this age, they feed at least 6 oz of milk every 6hours self demand schedule. Your peds can tell you what growth percentile he is in. Usually double his birth weight or more. ...Read more
Body Mass Index: For adult healthy weight using BMI calculator a 5 ft 6 adult should weight between 112 lb and 154 lb . That is equivalent to BMI of 18.5 to 25 (healthy BMI). Daily calories calculation is more complex. It depends on many factor: age, sex, activities level. Many website can provide you with the answer. ...Read more
Clarification: Not quite sure what you're asking-are you asking about how do you end up having a miscarriage at 6 or 11 weeks along?Many reasons exist including:amount of drinking/smoking/drug use around the time of conception,chromosomal abnormalities of the embryo,being very under-or overweight,a totally malformed embryo,uterine abnormalities or other maternal diseases..the list is long..please clarify.. ...Read more
What to do if my grandmother is 90 years old and weighs 93 pounds. What can she eat or drink to gain weight?
Whatever she wants!: At 90yo, your grandmother can typically afford to eat & drink whatever she wants, especially if she only weighs 93 pounds. We get concerned as to why she's only 93 pounds, such as depression, cancer, emphysema etc. Some medications can decrease appetite. Perhaps she has bad heart burn or difficulty chewing/swallowing food b/c poor dentition or stroke. Take her to see her Family Doc or Geriatrician ...Read more
Been watching what I eat and excercise 5 to 6 days a week since march 13,2015. I have only lost 6 pounds. Help me please?
Keep it up and...: Congratualtions. You are losing about 2 lbs a month- continue and in a year you'll have lost 24 pounds, then another 24 next year. Slow and steady wins this race. Minimize starches/grains. But you might want to have your thyroid checked- see http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2012/12/thyroid-testing-and-treatment.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Like everything else about babies each one is an individual and has slightly different needs/wants. However, most 2 week olds will eat about 2-3 ounces every 2-3 hours. Keep in mind that this amount will be increasing each week as your baby goes through many growth spurts in the first 6 months of life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So he's not hungry: This seems obvious but it can be difficult, especially if they are being picky. A healthy 5 y/o won't starve, so if he's just occasionally picky, it's fine. There should be a small amount of meat, a decent amount of fruits and veggies during the day (about 1/2 cup or so at each meal), and some bread product, but not too much. If you're still not sure, or he's losing weight, discuss with your ped. ...Read more
I am 27 years old 5'3 tall. How much should I weigh ? And how much can a person loose in 1 month ?
Weeks ago: Swaddling is a reasonable temporary measure right after birth.Newborns are comforted by tight surroundings and startled by their own loose random movements.(which were not possible in the womb).As soon as baby will settle without it, get rid of the blanket. We loose about 100 babies a year to suffocation in blankets or up against bumpers or soft toys. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 18 years old my weight is 130 kg if i only eat fruit for a month how much weight will i lose . i'm very fat i cant run but i can walk a lot .
130 kg: You are indeed markedly overweight and I applaud you intention to get this under control. It won't happen overnight! I would start with a visit to a dietitian and, if your time permits, you should get in touch with a weight and exercise trainer. Do not try and lose your weight "overnight". Your dietitian and trainer will guide you well. ...Read more
How much formula should my 7 week and 3day old baby should eat? How often? He has been eating 4ozs every 3 hours.
How much formula?: Babies tend to eat when hungry and will tell you. They then eat till they are full and will stop. The bigger they are the more they eat. You did not give your babies weight or height. Your Dr & team knows you and your baby best so discuss with them next visit or before if still worried. So till then feed baby till full. Repeat. ...Read more
I'm a mother of 4 kids last baby 5 months ago i'm 32 h:169w:98kg how much weight should I lose and how much cardio exersise do I need in a week & food?
My 6 wk old was born 8lb3oz and was 9lbs14oz at his 4wk check. How much formula is safe for him to eat? Should i wake him during the day to eat?
Varies some,depends: The average kid can take 1/2 his poundage as ounces at a time every 3-4 hours. This adds up to 24-3-28 oz /d at this age. Baby should sleep longest when you get your basic sleep, & be wakened after no longer than a 2 hour nap /time to feed during the day.Longer day naps may flip the day/night cycle & result in sleep disturbances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually not needed: There are very few and rare reasons why we would have parents check blood pressures on an infant; usually if this is necessary the cardiologist, surgeon, or other specialist would get the right equipment for a parent and teach them how to use it. Tell us why you are asking and we may be able to give you more useful advice. ...Read more
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