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Is it normal for a baby to move in your stomach at 3 months?

Is it normal for a baby to move in your stomach at 3 months?

Probably not: Most first time moms feel their baby moving around 20 weeks gestation. Women who have had children can sometimes feel the baby a couple weeks earlier. However, 3 months would be a bit early, and you might simply be feeling your intestines digesting food. I concur - assuming your dates are good 3 months (12 weeks) is early - probably something else and not the baby. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Is it normal for a newborn baby to breathe at an irregualr rhythm and is it normal for their belly to move up and down drastically when they do?

Is it normal for a newborn baby to breathe at an irregualr rhythm and is it normal for their belly to move up and down drastically when they do?

Setting the system: After birth, babies system must decide how often and deep to breathe, with variation needed for changes in activity.This process produces noticeable irregularity in early breathing from fast and shallow to deep or not at all. Belly breathing is part of this transition.After the babies system sorts out the issue their breathing pattern becomes more consistent. It takes many weeks of trial and error ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel your baby move at 13 weeks pregnant with your first child?

Is it normal to feel your baby move at 13 weeks pregnant with your first child?

Doubt it: Most mothers with prior experience will perceive their baby by 16 weeks, while 1st timers usually take longer. At 13 weeks they are active, but weigh less than 4 oz. How you would distinguish its movements from that of random bowel gas migration is hard to say. There may be a bit of anticipation involved. ...Read more

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My baby is vomiting at 20 days of age. Is that normal? Do I have to take him to the ER?

My baby is vomiting at 20 days of age. Is that normal? Do I have to take him to the ER?

Bad vomiting by baby: If your baby is indeed vomiting repeatedly throughout the day, don't delay & get help right now. The possibilities for considerable pathology & consequences are too great to ignore! if your child is instead spitting a portion of every feeding, or you suspect a food intolerance, the urgency is less in seeking help but evaluation is still warranted. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a nursing mother's breast to feel softer, even empty at time (not right after feeding)? My child is 3 weeks old.

Is it normal for a nursing mother's breast to feel softer, even empty at time (not right after feeding)? My child is 3 weeks old.

Breastfeeding proble: It is possible that you are not producing adequate milk. Try nursing your baby more often, like every 2 hours, and at the same time, increase your fluid intake. ...Read more

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How does it feel for a baby to move in the womb at 16 weeks pregnant?

How does it feel for a baby to move in the womb at 16 weeks pregnant?

"Fluttering...": Many women don't feel the baby move until 20 weeks of pregnancy. Those who can feel It, usually described as a "fluttering" sensation--something like a butterfly in your abdomen. Best wishes! ...Read more

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20 weeks pregnant and baby is still in transverse position facing spine. Is this an issue? My other kids were always head down. If so how to move??

20 weeks pregnant and baby is still in transverse position facing spine. Is this an issue? My other kids were always head down. If so how to move??

Posterior Position: Pl see attached for further info. Dont worry, most babies change position before Delivery. Try to tilt your pelvis forward, rather than back, when you're sitting. Check that your knees are always lower than your hips. This is called optimal fetal positioning (OFP) and it encourages your baby into an anterior position. It changes your posture, particularly when u are sitting down. Good Luck:). ...Read more

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Is it normal for my baby to have a bowel movement after each feeding?

Is it normal for my baby to have a bowel movement after each feeding?

Yes: This is normal, especially with breastfed babies. It is also normal for breastfed babies to go 10 days to 2weeks without pooping. As long as they have soft stools and their belly does not seem to be getting bigger or hard or painful this is fine. If your baby's suddenly begins to have watery more frequent stools they may have an infection and should see a doctor to make sure they are hydrated. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a child to sit in the W position till age 8?

Is it normal for a child to sit in the W position till age 8?

Some do: It is a position used by some and only possible when their hip socket allows it. I try to discourage it after age 4 as it promotes the interning of the feet from the hip socket, That in-toeing can be cancelled out by having them sit cross-legged. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my stomach to get hard at 21 weeks? Ptl?

Is it normal for my stomach to get hard at 21 weeks? Ptl?

Possible: You may be having bh (braxton-hicks) contractions that are usually mild and painless. They are usually irregular and short in duration. I fthey are lasting a minute, painful, and occurs more than 6 times an hour, you should be checking in with your doctor. ...Read more

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When is the right time to start solids for babies. Any signs I should be aware of? My baby girl is 5 and a half months now.

When is the right time to start solids for babies. Any signs I should be aware of? My baby girl is 5 and a half months now.

Start of solids: The american academy of pediatrics recommends 6 months. A more flexible schedule is 3-6 months or 13-16 pounds, whichever comes first. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a child to get tonsillitis twice in 3 weeks?

Is it normal for a child to get tonsillitis twice in 3 weeks?

It can happen ...: Because tonsillitis is often viral and there are many strains of viruses being passed around the communities. ...Read more

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My baby is only 3weeks ond and has not poop in 3 days she because it falls within my area of expertise i just need a few more details about your situ?

My baby is only 3weeks ond and has not poop in 3 days she because it falls within my area of expertise i just need a few more details about your situ?

Can be normal!: If you are breastfeeding, this is a common normal occurrence. The explanation is the milk is utilized efficiently enough whereby waste residue is minimal-less stool to be eliminated. Your infant remains happy, in no distress, feeding well and gaining weight. If she had something bad-obstruction, hirschsprungs dz of the colon, infection, or other pathologic entities-she would be in distress. ...Read more

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Is it normally for the babys head to be in the cervix at 33 weeks and really bad pressure?

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Is it normally for the babys head to be in the cervix at 33 weeks and really bad pressure?

No usually: The baby usually drops 2-4 weeks before delivery; you are still too far out for it to be normal. I would see your ob/gyn asap. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my infant (4weeks old) who is breastfed to have 10-12 bowel movements a day and he cries and seems to be in serious pain?

Is it normal for my infant (4weeks old) who is breastfed to have 10-12 bowel movements a day and he cries and seems to be in serious pain?

Pain isn't normal: It is common for some breast fed babies to have a bowel movement with each feeding (sometimes, just small squirts). As long as it is soft, not hard balls, it is usually normal. But, if your baby really seems uncomfortable and cries excessively, he should be checked by his doctor. ...Read more