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Is It Ok For Children To Sleep Right After Eating
Is it ok for my newborn to go 4hrs witjout eating if she is sleeping. She is 3 weeks. She eats well but sometimes is just not ready. Do I wake her?
How long is okay to let my 3 month old sleep at night without food? He is now going 8-9 hours but I often have to wake him up to eat after that
Ok? Yes.: There have been numerous reports related to late meals with a slower metabolism and weight gain. While the evidence is not overwhelming, there is nothing wrong with eating before bedtime. If you are concerned about gaining weight, then eating earlier in the evening, before bedtime, is recommended. ...Read more
Should I eat fruits late at night or is it too much sugar for that hour? And after what time is it best not to eat.
Is it okay to go a few hours without eating or drinking while pregnant ? Is that hurting the baby ?
Is it normal for a 7 week and 5 days old to sleep 5-6hours in total? She been like that in the past couple days she look tired. She will fall asleep in the boob but won't go to sleep like she normally do. Is she not eating enough to sleep? Help!!!
See doc today!: Any marked change in activity in a young baby needs to be evaluated right away. Especially if the baby is less alert. Call the baby's doc now and have her seen today, too. If she is worse now, go to the ER. If you are taking any medications, prescription or over the counter, stop! ...Read more
Yes, it's possible. : Some of the medicines used for adhd can cause side effects which may impact a child's sleep. Always review side effects and risks of new medications with your doctor and monitor your child for changes in behavior (and mood) with changes in and new starts of medication. Also, kids (and adults) with adhd often have difficulty winding down and getting to sleep as part of their adhd symptoms. ...Read moreSee 11 more doctor answers
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.
Can wake for feeding: Most young infants sleep 5-8 hours at night, a long am nap of 2-4 hours and an afternoon nap of 2-4 hours. The baby may take 1-3 other shorter naps depending on age and activity. It is okay to wake them for scheduled feedins - often every 3-4 hours, but ususally best to let them sleep one extended period at night unless underweight and not taking in enough milk during the day. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to self treat stomach problems at home? I have been unable to eat for approx one week. Very little to nothing at all. Staying hydrated
Is it proven helpful to stay in supine position after trying to make a baby? If so, for how long? Ok to exercise on that day or will it shake it away?
Is it normal for a sick toddler to sleep all day or more than usual? She just has major congestion and has been naping for 4hrs usually does not nap
Is it okay to go a few hours without eating while pregnant ? Will this hurt the baby in any way? I ate at 9am and it's now 5pm and I'm just now eating
How many hours per day does a 2 yo child should sleep? What should i do if my child is very difficult to sleep?
14-16 hours:24 hours: Usually 10-12 hours/night & 1-3 hours/day. Limit daytime naps to 2 hours. Play with her a lot during the day. At a regular bedtime, bathe her, brush her teeth, read to her & put her in her crib in her own room when she's drowsy, but awake to learn to self-calm to sleep. Ignore her protests consistently as they worsen before they stop. See references on toddler nutrition & sleep in comments. ...Read more
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