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How old does a baby or toddler have to be to eat fush and seafood.?

How old does a baby or toddler have to be to eat fush and seafood.?

6 months: Fish is one of the top eight allergenic foods, and experts used to advise parents to wait until their baby's first birthday before introducing it. That advice has now changed. In 2008, the aap released a report stating that there's probably no reason to wait to introduce allergenic foods until your baby reaches a certain age. "there is no evidence that delaying their introduction prevents allergy. ...Read more

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How do you perform cpr properly? Is doing it on an infant or toddler/kid different from adult and older people?

How do you perform cpr properly? Is doing it on an infant or toddler/kid different from adult and older people?

Take the class: It's great that you are asking this question. CPR is different for infants and adults. It continues to evolve as we learn more. The introduction of aed's has made learning CPR even more important. The quicker you can get electricity to the heart the better. Take a class. Who knows when you might save a life. ...Read more

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How do you perform cpr properly? Is doing it on an infant or toddler/kid different from an adult and older people?

Courses: For CPR are administered throughoit the us. The aha has useful programs. Speak to your primary care provider to sign ip for training. ...Read more

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My infant and toddler both have hand foot & mouth. Are they still contagious once the spots appear? Also my infant is 9mths old. Dangerous or ok?

My infant and toddler both have hand foot & mouth. Are they still contagious once the spots appear? Also my infant is 9mths old. Dangerous or ok?

Hand Foot and Mouth: Hand, foot, and mouth disease is usually not serious. The illness is typically mild, and nearly all patients recover in 7 to 10 days without medical treatment. Complications are uncommon except for dehydration. Hand foot and mouth is contagious roughly for a few days before the symptoms appear untill they start to feel better and the spots and ulcers have healed over, so usually about 7 to 10 days. ...Read more

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Hi I am obese 40 years old and 4 weeks pregnant ...I had my first child last year by cecerean in Oct. I don't like fish what can I eat to loose weight without harming my unborn baby please?

Hi I am obese 40 years old and 4 weeks pregnant ...I had my first child last year by cecerean in Oct.   I don't like fish  what can I eat to loose weight without harming my unborn baby please?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy is really not an optimal time to go on a weight loss diet. How about opting for healthy food plan instead. Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1,000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with ...Read more

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Can you tell me what a check up for an infant/toddler at the pediatricians consist of ?

Can you tell me what a check up for an infant/toddler at the pediatricians consist of ?

Preventive health: We ask questions about development, measure height, weight and head size and compare them to normal standards. We examine them from the top of the head to the toes. We observe their actions, tone, movements, interactions, etc. We discuss the normally expected milestones, safety precautions and mental health. We discuss and give vaccinations to prevent common diseases and schedule next visit. ...Read more

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When to start giving fish oil to toddler?

When to start giving fish oil to toddler?

Fish oil: Would discuss with the toddler's pediatrician or fp whether fish oil is appropriate for the toddler. ...Read more