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Is it bad if my 4 wk old sleeps on her side once in a while?

Is it bad if my 4 wk old sleeps on her side once in a while?

Sure: The "back to sleep" campaign began in 1994 to educate folks about ways to reduce the risk for sudden infant death syndrome (sids). The campaign was named for its recommendation to place healthy babies on their backs to sleep, which seems to reduce the risk for sids. However, it's fine if baby rolls to another position while she is sleeping - no need to reposition her. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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My 4 wk old wont stop crying unless II let her fall asleep in my arms. Is it bad to leave her be and let her cry, or should I just carry her?

My 4 wk old wont stop crying unless II let her fall asleep in my arms. Is it bad to leave her be and let her cry, or should I just carry her?

If U plan to forever: A 4wk old does not know when she's sleeping or that sleep would help her fatigue.Parents who rock/cary infants have 3-4x sleep disturbances in kids the first 3 yrs of life. Your goal is to create a comfortable sleep zone/crib where baby feels safe. It should have light so baby can always recognize the place & some comforting sound. Bathe her to relax, place in crib & read to her from a distance. ...Read more

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My 4 wk old cries a lot, acts hungry all the time has trouble passing stools/sleeping. Uses sensitive formula, what can I do to help him rest?

My 4 wk old cries a lot, acts hungry all the time has trouble passing stools/sleeping. Uses sensitive formula, what can I do to help him rest?

Colic: You child may be developing colic which can begin at three weeks and last until three months of age. There ate many suggestions to calm colic, but i find that swaddling or putting a child in a swing works best. ...Read more

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How can I get a 4 week old baby to sleep?

By soothing it: Most 4 week old babies have not learned the skill of putting himself to sleep yet and needs to be soothed. It might be by rocking, swaddling, sucking, feeding, humming or singing or soft music or a sound machine. You will know what soothes your baby. Don't be surprised if it is a ride in the car at times! ...Read more

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I gave my 8 year old his 3 year old brother's albuterol nebulizer for bad cough and it helped, will he have bad side effect? He is sleeping so good

I gave my 8 year old his 3 year old brother's albuterol nebulizer for bad cough and it helped,  will he have bad side effect? He is sleeping so good

He'll be fine.: Rule #1: never give another child a patient's medications. Rule #2: if you do, let your pediatrician know. Rule #3: don't give the lungs medicine without listening to them first. Ok, now to answer your question, due to his bigger body weight/size, he can handle the little guy's dosing. You could have hit the nail on the head, and surmised correctly that he may have cough-variant asthma. Follow-up. ...Read more

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Does homeopathic remedies have any side effects? My LO is 3 weeks old and I noticed that every time we give her a full dose or too for colic, she ends up having a and full of stool, spitting up and bad sleeping and feeding.

Does homeopathic remedies have any side effects? My LO is 3 weeks old and I noticed that every time we give her a full dose or too for colic, she ends up having a and full of stool, spitting up and bad sleeping and feeding.

Homeopathy: In general they have no side effects. And most have not been shown to have any good effects either. But if you need to spend money for things that have not been proven to work it is up to you. ...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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What is the typical sleep habits for twenty-four month old babies?

What is the typical sleep habits for twenty-four month old babies?

Baby aleep: They will still require a daytime nap, about one hour or so. They will also still sleep about 10-12 hours at night. Not much different than 1year olds but they definitely should be sleeping through the night on their own and in their own bed. ...Read more

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