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How To Get A Baby To Drink When Sick
My 11 months old baby don't drink almost no milk, around 200ml a daily. What I have to do?.Can get sick?
Usually easy: Formula is usually very satisfying to an infant and the delivery system produces more volume than the breast for a given period of time. It is usually an easy transition and difficult to reverse. Breast feeding is satisfying in number of other ways including bonding with the mom and providing warmth and security. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6week baby drinking 4-3oz bottle but now only 2oz forced him to drink but prefer to sleep.Feeding every 2-3hr.Also breastfeed.Baby weight is less.Sick?
Needs a check up: I will recommend a visit with your Pediatrician this week for weight check and anticipatory guidance. Some babies will lose some weight in the first few weeks of life especially if breastfeeding only but quickly makes it up. Your baby is probably okay but a proper assessment is needed to verify that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I drink water before sitting down and after that i felt really loud noises twice, so are these normal and does baby get affected by these noises or not?
Is it true that breasfeeding mom should avoid eating and drinking cold foods coz the baby will get cold?
Not true...: Food warms up as soon as you eat - the food reaches your body temperature within seconds of ingestions, and the milk your breasts make are always wonderful body temperature. You heard an old wives tale. Eat whatever temperature you enjoy (if you want that cold glass of milk with a cookie - go for it! you're eating for two!). ...Read more
I accidently drank half an ounce of a unpasturized detox drink and i'm nursing my baby. I just fed her, will she get toxins from it?
Not sure: Not sure what drink you had. And so, hard to tell what you may get from it or if you even do. ...Read more
We r planning to have a baby. Is it good to get a little drunk before having intetcourse? Does it affect my sperm. Way wud b ideal amt 2 drink
Why risk it: Sexual intercourse is such a thrilling and intimate activity, why would you want to dull that pleasure with alcohol. If your goal is to make your partner pregnancy, the enhanced stimulation without the use of alcohol can only be helpful. That said, alcohol probably will not interfere with the chance of pregnancy, but why b other? ...Read more
2 yo is never thirsty. I manage to get him to drink but he never initiates it. Could this be a medical issue, metabolic prob? Had bad reflux as baby.
Dehydration: As long as heidnt showing signs of dehyration such aspor skin turgo or sunke eyes, i wouldnt worry. You didnt mention it , but i assume he is drinking milk. Also there is fluid in foods such as fruits and vegetables. ...Read more
I'm trying to get my baby off my breast. She won't drink the formula at all but today i tried it was some baby food it sort of worked. Is that ok?
Absolutely: If thats what it takes, continue your regime. ...Read more
If a woman has syphilis and she is breastfeeding a baby, can the baby get syphilis from sucking and drinking breastmilk?
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