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Is it better to feed my baby more at night or in the morning?

Is it better to feed my baby more at night or in the morning?

Feed on demand: Early on it is best to feed on demand...Meaning feed the baby as often as the baby wants. Start very early however in establishing a bedtime routine. Bath, breast, bed. Bathe the baby, breastfeed and then immediately put the baby to bed. Lights out, people out of room, etc. It may take a while for your baby to get the message but if you stick with it the baby learns to fall asleep on its own. ...Read more

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Dr. Yvonne Brouard
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Baby Feeding (Definition)

How one feeds a baby, botlle, breast feeding, solids etc.And the point ...Read more


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Is it better to workout in the morning or at night?

Is it better to workout in the morning or at night?

Either: As doctors we are pleased when our patients work out at all! but seriously what is important is regular exercise. A nice review of the subject can be found at: http://walking.About.Com/od/fitness/a/besttimeex.Htm. ...Read more

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Is it better to take abilla fi in the morning or at night?

Is it better to take abilla fi in the morning or at night?

When to take meds: One of the side effects of Abilify (aripiprazole) is drowsiness - so probably best to take it in the evening. It can be taken with or without food. It may be easiest to take with dinner - but if the drowsiness is an issue - take it at bed time. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my baby to eat more at night than during the day?

Is it normal for my baby to eat more at night than during the day?

Yes: Some babies, particularly those who were more active in the womb at night may have their circadian rhythm reversed and will be more active and hungry at night. As the baby becomes more interactive with the environment this usually changes. If this pattern is persistent i recommend the parents move to a more appropriate time zone(just kidding!). ...Read more

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Is it wrong or dangerous for a pregnant in the 9th month to take iron capsules at night and if it is better to take them in the morning ?

Is it wrong or dangerous for a pregnant in the 9th month to take iron capsules at night and if it is better to take them in the morning ?

Okay, but. . .: It's okay to take iron if you were advised by your ob. Most iron supplements work best if you take them on an empty stomach regardless of the time of day. If you feel that you must eat when taking iron, avoid taking with: antacids, milk, calcium, caffeinated drinks, high fiber foods and certain medications (including penicillin). Constipation may be avoided by using colace (docusate sodium). ...Read more

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Is it better to take HRT in the morning or at night?

Is it better to take HRT in the morning or at night?

Depends: It depends on the hormone and the individual. For example, Progesterone is the best at night, it will benefit the quality of sleep. Hgh should only be taken at night before bedtime. Testosterone or estrogen can be taken either in the morning or evening. Thyroid hormones are best taken in the morning. ...Read more

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How is it that i can go to bed at a certain weight and wake up the next morning at a lesser weight? Not complaining, just curious.

How is it that i can go to bed at a certain weight and wake up the next morning at a lesser weight? Not complaining, just curious.

Insensible loss: Each day, just by breathing and sweating, we can expel up to 1.5 liters of water. A liter of water weighs 2.2 pounds, so we lose over 3 pounds of water a day. We don't notice it during the day while we are up and awake, eating and drinking, but while sleeping we can lose about a pound of water. And, if you evacuate your bladder during the night that another pound of water (400cc.)good luck. ...Read more

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Is it better to work out in the morning or at night?

Is it better to work out in the morning or at night?

Probably morning: There is no absolute good answer. If work-out doesn't interfere with your sleep patterns, then working out at night is just as fine as in the morning or during the day. ...Read more

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Is it better to take Metamucil in the morning or at night?

Is it better to take Metamucil in the morning or at night?

Metamucil: Better at night with a full glass of water. As a laxative, expect results by the end of the following day. Also, night time is when the body produces cholesterol. Psyllium, the active ingredient in metamucil helps to reduce cholesterol. ...Read more

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Is it best to shower at night or in the morning?

Is it best to shower at night or in the morning?

Your choice: This is a matter of personal choice. Many prefer to shower at night to rid the body of the dirt and stress of the day. Others prefer an early morning shower to refresh themselves and start the day anew. Your preference, given your situation. ...Read more

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How often should I bottle feed my baby and how much is the volume every feeding? In the middle of the night, should I wake her up to feed?

How often should I bottle feed my baby and how much is the volume every feeding? In the middle of the night, should I wake her up to feed?

Basic guidelines: A bottle fed baby is ready for a day feed every 3-4 hours and after 10 pounds may sleep through the night without a feeding. The stomach can usually tolerate a volume equal to half their poundage:10 lb= 5 oz. I wake kids to feed during the day but not at night. ...Read more

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Is it better to exfoliate in the morning or night?

Either is okay: Either is okay. What do you believe it does for you? ...Read more

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When is the best time to get a baby circumsized is that somethin they do at birth or at the dr?

When is the best time to get a baby circumsized is that somethin they do at birth or at the dr?

1-2 days after born: Most of the time circumcision can be done in the hospital by the pediatrician or obgyn before the baby and mom are discharged. Some choose to do it later due as part of a religious ceremony such as a bris. It can also be done after discharge in most pediatrician's office. ...Read more

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Is it better to take B12 in the morning or at night?

Is it better to take B12 in the morning or at night?

Doesn't matter: B12 is easily absorbed. It really doesn't matter when it is taken. It is rarely needed as a vitamin supplement, as most people get plenty in their diet. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have fruits at night, or is it advisable to have it only before the night sets in..

Is it safe to have fruits at night, or is it advisable to have it only before the night sets in..

IT IS SAFE EXCEPT: It is safe as long as you dont eat fruits just before going to bed as fruite contain sugars and it may cause dental caries and cavities. ...Read more

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My newborn is sleeping all the time not even waking up for feeding when i try to feed him he uses my breast as a pacifier for a few minutes and sleeps?

Mgt: Babies establish their own feeding patterns, and as long as your infant's growth and development is normal, their feeding pattern can be on demand. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put my baby to sleep in a travel crib all the time?

Is it safe to put my baby to sleep in a travel crib all the time?

Yes: Make sure it is safe and the appropriate size for your baby. Check the mattress, as many models of travel cribs provide a very thin one. Many online vendors sell the thicker travel crib mattresses that may be more comfortable for your baby. Avoid anything else in the crib like pillows, blankets a baby may become entangled in and toys. Check always for recalls and safety issues with your crib. ...Read more

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Nocturnal (Definition)

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