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Is Baby Acne Normal
Baby acne is a rash of small red bumps or pustules on a baby's cheeks, nose, and forehead. It often develops within the first few weeks after birth, and gradually goes away with age. Baby acne may look worse when a baby is fussing or crying. Many young babies also have tiny white bumps on the nose, which are known as milia, and ...Read more
Breast fed baby: Breast fed babies sometimes find comfort in latching to the breast and forget about hunger. Although most breast fed babies are well proportion to their height and weight growth. Aap ( american academy of pediatrics) guidelines clearly suggest breast milk as the best form of nourishment for babies. Upto 4 mnths exclusive breast milk and afterwards supplement with baby food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: This is normal. Most of this is likely true feeding and necessary but some babies will use breastfeeding s a pacifier. Essentially true feeding is vigorous and consistent. Suck, suck, breath... Pacifying feeding is 30-40 minutes later and more like suck, snooooooooze, suck, snoooooze. During this phase of feeding baby isnt eating, just pacifying. That feeding can be stopped. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Sure, especially with your mommy and daddy. Babies own us...Or so they think. We are theirs, and they want us to give them our full attention. And, they don't want anyone coming between or interfering with that. Soothing reassurance will help, but it will take awhile for them to mature and understand that they can "share" you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hair loss: That sometimes happens .See your doctor to have your thyroid checked. ...Read more
No: Her weight is at 10th percentile. Average weight for her age would be 12.5 kg. ...Read more
~10th percentile: His weight is a little below the 10th percentile. What is his height (length)? Knowing this percentile would help determine if his weight is much lower than his height, or is his height also about 10th percentile (a more normal pattern). It would also be helpful to know if he has always been along the 10%tile for weight his whole life or not. ...Read more
Is it normal for 1 year old and 2 month baby s fontanel to close because my nephew s fontanel is already closed and is it effect tooth formation?
That is normal: The frontal fontanel is typically completely closed by 18-24 months, but often feels hard/sealed by your fingers by around 1 yr, some a bit earler, some later. During routine infant exam, docs/nurses check this and so if baby has been growing, developing normally, without concern from his doc, i believe he is well/normal. Watch him do wonderful stuffs as he grows! enjoy and good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My newborn has gray sclera. She's acting normal and is eating/digesting ok. Her skin doesn't look jaundiced. I've heard this is normal. What is it!?!?
Could be melanin: If your family is dark skinned.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long does breast milk jaundice last in newborn babies, my baby is 1 month old she is active feeds well but still have yellowish face?
My baby is 4 months olds but still jittery. Is it normal and when will be disappeared. (baby health condition is ok)?
Usually transient: Jitteriness is frequent, well-recognized phenomenon in neonates. It usually resolves with time. In one study j clin neuro jitteriness resolved at mean age of 7.2 +/- 3.4 months. At 3 years, 92% of the infants had a normal neurodevelopmental examination, while in the rest only minor transient problems occurred. If concerned should always consult pediatrician. ...Read more