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How much water should be given to one year old baby?

How much water should be given to one year old baby?

Water: Offer your baby water , whole milk, breast milk if you're still nursing and he/she will decide how much water to drink. There's no "right" amount of water that a 1 year old should drink daily. Juice really isn't needed by kids...It's basically empty calories. It's better to give the kid some fruit. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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How to treat a five month old infant?

How to treat a five month old infant?

Confusing question: Treat for what ?Questions posted on the site should contain basic background information and a specific question related to the data provided.Please start over.Questions are not linked on the site. ...Read more

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How old is too old for a baby if a 2nd time dad?

How old is too old for a baby if a 2nd time dad?

Not the issue: Dad's can produce babies forever - the age of the mom is important for safety of the mom and health of the baby. You need to decide how old is too old - you want to make sure that you are able to enjoy your child and their milestones. ...Read more

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How much should a average one year old way?

How much should a average one year old way?

You mean weigh?: There is no correct answer to this, It also depends on birth weight and in general a baby should triple his/her birthweight at 1 yr of age. Boys generally weigh a little more. Generally weight at 1 yr between 17 and 24 lbs ...Read more

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How much milk should my 8 month old baby get in a day? She is breastfed.

How much milk should my 8 month old baby get in a day? She is breastfed.

~1 quart: If she is eating a reasonable amount of solid foods, she can have as much breast milk as she wants. Formula fed babies should get about a quart a day. ...Read more

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How long does it takes for a five year old girl vs a sixteen year old girl to get hypothermia?

Hypothermia: Younger children take longer to recover from same degree of hypothermia because their body surface area is larger. Kids less than 5 yrs are in particular at risk. Children 5 yrs to 14 yrs develop hypothermia with same level of exposure in same time. Almost all of them ( ages 5-14) recover with minimal serious long term consequences. ...Read more

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How much is a "5'1" eleven year old supposed to weigh?

How much is a "5'1" eleven year old supposed to weigh?

Depends: There is a wide range of normal weights for pre-teens. The most important thing is to look at the growth chart and see how she's been growing over the years. If she is growing consistently, and has a normal bmi (body mass index), the weight may be normal for her. A yearly well check is the best way to make sure your child's growth is good. ...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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How much. Oz topfeed I give to my one month baby boy?

How much. Oz topfeed I give to my one month baby boy?

Varies: The average infant will consume 1/2 his/her weight (lb) as ounces per feed. (8lb=4oz,10lb=5oz) and feed 6-8 times per day. Most 1 mo will be at between 20-24 oz total, but there is wide variation based on actual size. The 8 lb one month old consumes less than a 12 lb 1mo. ...Read more

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What should I be feeding my 10 month old daughter? How many ounces of formula should she get a day? How much baby food a day

What should I be feeding my 10 month old daughter? How many ounces of formula should she get a day? How much baby food a day

FEEDING: At 10 months she can eat everything including meat and some table foods. Ounces of formula depends on how full she is after eating solids usually 8-10 oz. ...Read more

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How old is to old to start trying for a baby?

How old is to old to start trying for a baby?

You decide: Ovarian reserves may determine this for you, fertility naturally declines with age. Then what risks are you willing to deal with? Downs syndrome increases logarithmically, as do other genetic abnormalities. Eg. Age 45, 1/9 chance. Misscarriage increases with age as well. How is your overall health? Risks of diabetes and hypertension go up. Are you willling to have an amniocentesis or cvs? ...Read more

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How many ounce of formula should a four month old baby drink ?

How many ounce of formula should a four month old baby drink
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4-6 oz: Offer 4 to 6 ounces every four hours and adjust from there. ...Read more

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How much weight should a 6 month old baby boy gain approximately?

How much weight should a 6 month old baby boy gain approximately?

Double birth weight: by 5 months. The average baby gains 5-7 ounces per week up to age 6 months and has doubled his birth weight. He will gain between 3-5 ounces per week after 6 months and triple his birth weight by 12 months. ...Read more

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Is it safe to try an give my baby gerber baby food? Hes four months old

Is it safe to try an give my baby gerber baby food? Hes four months old

Yes: Most parents begin to feed babes at around 4 months. Gerber foods are fine. Usually start with cereal, then yellow veggies and then green and then others adding in one at a time a week at a time. Usually avoid fruits till later so as not to make "fruit" babies out of them. Start slowly and and add slowly. Breast milk is best still at this age and formula is fine. ...Read more

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My one year old graanson stil clenches his fists like an infant. Should I be concerned?

My one year old graanson stil clenches his fists like an infant. Should I be concerned?

Constant or sometime: If the kid can open the hands at will to touch items with a single finger & explore objects i would worry less . If the hand is held tightly clenched all the time you should have him evaluated.That would suggest neurologic injury. ...Read more

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There is no information about babies under one year old with swine flu and I am very worried.?

There is no information about babies under one year old with swine flu and I am very worried.?

Varies: Infants under a year of age have no immunity to swine flu. They can be vaccinated and the vaccine works about 50-60 percent of the time after 2 doses. Most do well with illness eventually. They can get very ill, need hospitalization or even die from swine flu. They are in the high risk group for complications and would benefit from treatment with the anti-flu medicine tamiflu (oseltamivir). ...Read more

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My one-year-old daughter has a bladder tumor - can babies get bladder cancer?

My one-year-old daughter has a bladder tumor - can babies get bladder cancer?

Yes: There are two types of bladder cancer in babies but both are very rare: neuroblastoma and rhabdomyosarcoma. More common tumors are cysts, ureteroceles, and other congenital problems that usually require less intervention. ...Read more

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Can i give my son disudrin? He had his cold this morning only. He is 1 year old. I usually give him disudrin if he has colds since he's an infant.

Can i give my son disudrin? He had his cold this morning only. He is 1 year old. I usually give him disudrin if he has colds since he's an infant.

Phenylpropanolamine: Disudrin contains phenylproanolamine, a drug withdrawn from the US market due to a link to hemorrhagic stroke in women. I would not recommend using this medication. ...Read more

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What age does hearing fully develop in an infant and how can loud constant music effect an infant? What decible is considered harmful to a 1 year old?

What age does hearing fully develop in an infant and how can loud constant music effect an infant? What decible is considered harmful to a 1 year old?

Birth: Hearing is developed at birth...Sooner...As we know unborn babies can hear their parents voices! and they respond to music. No one should be listening to music louder than 85 decibels. ...Read more

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I have infant who is 1 year old whose teeth are crooked/is it because using a pacifier?

I have infant who is 1 year old whose teeth are crooked/is it because using a pacifier?

Doubtful: Usually other causes (crowding) for crooked baby teeth @ age 1. Make sure to take your child for cm-up, evaluation of tooth and jaw growth, hygiene instruction, Fluoride instructions, and so much more. Don't wait 'till 2-3, please go now. Ask dentist to ck tooth alignment. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to give an infant (1 year old) antibiotics for a cold? I feel like a cold is a minor thing and may be good to build immunity.

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Is it a bad idea to give an infant (1 year old) antibiotics for a cold?  I feel like a cold is a minor thing and may be good to build immunity.

Yes: If the baby truly has a viral illness then antibiotics are unnecessary and also potentially harmful in many ways, not the least of which being thinning of your wallet. ...Read more

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I've just noticed some patches of sore spots on my 1 year old babies tongue, what could it be and should I be worried?

I've just noticed some patches of sore spots on my 1 year old babies tongue, what could it be and should I be worried?

Patches: Your child may have a benign condition known a Geographic Tongue. But there may be other reasons. Your child is a year old. Time for his/her first Dental Examination. Advise that you see a Pediatric Dental Specialist, a Pedodontist. ...Read more

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What does a heat rash look like on African American babies? My 1 year old has a rash all over and on her face. How do i treat a rash?

What does a heat rash look like on African American  babies? My 1 year old has a rash all over and on her face.  How do i treat a rash?

Here is info: Can't diagnosis a rash over the internet, but here is some information about heat rash: http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/heat-rash-topic-overview ...Read more

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My one year old baby never sleep well .iam fed up with him. he is go to sleep very difficult and wake up during the night 6 or 8 time until morning .

My one year old baby never sleep well .iam fed up with him. he is go to sleep very  difficult and wake up during the night 6 or 8 time until morning .

Routine: Help him by having a routine - same time each night, quieting the house, limiting exposure to TV, possibly a bath and a bedtime story. Set up the expectation that sleep is what happens at that time. When your baby wakes, check in, but try not to pick him up. Keep the room darkened and quiet. Walk away. You need to sleep to be a good mother. He needs to quiet himself - not easy at first. ...Read more

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My 1 year old baby is formula-fed. Is it better to start giving her cow's milk instead? Which one is better for her: formula or cow milk?

My 1 year old baby is formula-fed. Is it better to start giving her cow's milk instead? Which one is better for her: formula or cow milk?

Cows milk: You can begin feeding your one year old whole milk, but make sure it isnt two percent or skim milk. Your baby needs the cholesterol for nervous system development. Formula is more nutritious and it has added vitamins and other elements added to it to help babys development. ...Read more

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May i take Clamoxin 500 while nurcing ( breast feeding) my baby is 1 year old and i nurce him one time daily?

May i take Clamoxin 500 while nurcing  ( breast feeding) my baby is 1 year old and i nurce him one time daily?

No problem: A general rule of thumb is that we would give the drug to the baby for any problem, it s okay for you to take it during breast feeding. This one fits that rule, and is okay to take. ...Read more

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How much water should be given to one year old baby?

Water: Offer your baby water , whole milk, breast milk if you're still nursing and he/she will decide how much water to drink. There's no "right" amount of water that a 1 year old should drink daily. Juice really isn't needed by kids...It's basically empty calories. It's better to give the kid some fruit. I hope this helps! ...Read more

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Could a one year old baby die from swallowing a penny?

Could a one year old baby die from swallowing a penny?

No: As long as the penny was swallowed and has not gotten in the trachea ( in which case the child would have trouble breathing and should be seen at the er immediately) the penny will pass through the intestine and come out with a bowel movement. ...Read more

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My one year old baby is stooling and has mucus in it.?

My one year old baby is stooling and has mucus in it.?

Can be normal: Mucus in the stool can be a normal variant of healthy stool. Many infections can cause mucus as well but this is usually accompanied by diarrhea. If you notice that the mucus is continuous or it is associated with blood then take your baby to their primary care provider for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes nose bleed in a one year old baby?

What causes nose bleed in a one year old baby?

Several things: Usually air dryness in your home.Rarelt related to nasa allergies, but very hard to prove at that age.Also if your using nasal suctioning, the trauma often causes nosebleeds.Make sure there is no bleeding or bruising on the skin or from other sources.If so call your pediatrician asap. Using a humidifier and applying a dab of vaseline in the numbers 2-3 times per day solves the problem. ...Read more

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