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How Often Should You Change Nipples On Bottle
As your baby grows: Newborns generally are most comfortable with a slow flow nipple, but as they get older a faster flow nipple may be better. You can keep using the same bottles, as long as there are no cracks in them. Wash with hot soapy water after each use and sterilize at least once a week if using regularly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When ovulating and your nipples change colors how long does it last? Like how many days are your nipples purplish looking
Ovulation: A normal menstrual cycle lasts 28 days. In is standard to begin counting the menstrual on the first day of bleeding (period) - this is Day 1. Ovulation most commonly occurs on Day 14. Women tend to be more likely to get pregnant on Day 11 - Day 15. This must be adjusted of cycles are not exactly 28 days. The changes in a woman's breast during the menstrual cycle are very individual. ...Read more
Cleanliness: That will depend on your personal preference for hygiene and cleanliness. ...Read more
Can i mix ors with formula so my baby accept the taste and take it ?or it will change osmolarity and will not function?
?: You are using the ORS because your baby is having vomiting or diarrhea? I think ORS is best used without mixing with anything for 12-24 hours to maintain hydration and electrolyte balance. If your baby has diarrhea and it has slowed down, you may then want to introduce a lactose free formula and see how it is tolerated. Monitor your baby's wet diapers, tears and skin tone. See Dr. as needed. ...Read more
Pad change: You should change your pad when you feel that it's wet. The amount of blood that a pad contains will vary with the product. But if you're uncomfortable change it! ...Read more
When is the best time to wean a 14 & 13 of breast milk or should I keep going as they seem to need it for comfort feeding they both feed 3 times a day?
Can you tell me how much time do the breasts take normally to get back to their pre-pregnancy size after one's stopped breast feeding?
Never the same.: After you have finished nursing completely, it doesn't take all that long for your breasts to decrease in size, maybe 1-2 months. However your breasts do usually lose about a cup size after you have breast fed. ...Read more
How often should I change the elastics of my braces? I was told to only change them when they broke, but read it's best to change at least once a day?
2x/day: When rubber bands were really rubber, they quickly lost stretch insets, requiring frequent replacement. Today's latex elastics work longer. But to work, they have to be worn. That means 24 hrs/day, including while eating. Elastics should be removed only to clean teeth, 2x/day, and therefore replaced 2x/day. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Breastfeeding - does it cause cramps in the beginning? If I do not produce much milk initially, what would be the cause?Should I force breast on baby?
No: Bras weren't invented until "a few" years ago, if compared with the length of our human history. Babies were breastfed for hundreds of thousands of years before somebody started wearing a bra. ...Read more
Few days: Your breasts may be sore for few days till you finish your period. ...Read more
If you wash n dry your clothes and it may have been blood on a shirt and you put others on top of it can there be any blood on them can it harm you?
No: It would not be of any risk to you. Hope this helps. Dr R ...Read more
Is it safe for an 8 month old to sleep on their tummy if they roll on to it? If yes why is that different than laying them down on their tummy?
Best sleep habit: "Back to Sleep" is the advice in pediatrics. Before then, Docs worried about crib death and when parents made sure that babies slept on their backs, the incidence went down. However, the vast majority of crib death occurs by 4 months of age and since your child is now 8 months and rolling, you don't need to worry. You are safe at this age. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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