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Is it okay for me to take time off when my baby is two to four months old?

Is it okay for me to take time off when my baby is two to four months old?

Parent survival: This is a good time to think about parent survival. A baby means long hours without rest, extra chores, and constant anxiety. It makes a good sense to plan weekly time off away from the baby. Parents need time to be a couple away from the moment to moment stress of doing everything for baby. ...Read more

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Is it okay for me to take time off when my child is six to nine months old?

Is it okay for me to take time off when my child is six to nine months old?

Sure: Any time with your child is extraordinarily valuable. That age sees wonderful advances in development and awareness of the world around them. Do it! ...Read more

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Is it ok for me to go back to work three weeks after having my baby?

Is it ok for me to go back to work three weeks after having my baby?

Depends: This depends a lot on the type/complications of your pregnancy/delivery and the type of work you do.I had a Jazercise instructor work up until the day before delivery and start back teaching a week later. Some with health problems may need a couple months to recuperate.If you are healthy enough and work is compatible it is fine. ...Read more

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Hello. Is it okay to take bromelain while breastfeeding? My daughter is 15 months old and breastfeeds before and after sleep. I don't produce much mil

Hello. Is it okay to take bromelain while breastfeeding? My daughter is 15 months old and breastfeeds before and after sleep. I don't produce much mil

Bromelain: Bromelain is an enzyme found in pineapple juice and pineapple stem. Not enough is known about use during breastfeeding. Best to stay on the safe side and not use while breastfeeding. ...Read more

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My baby is 2months old with baby acne. I was wonder how long will it take for it to go away?

My baby is 2months old with baby acne. I was wonder how long will it take for it to go away?

Usually gone by 4-6: Baby acne is a transient issue related to hormonal exposure in pregnancy. It has usually disappeared by 4-6m.Any acne like outbreak present at 12m or later suggests a different source of hormonal stimulation & should be looked into. ...Read more

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What is the best time for my two yeats old baby to sleep?

What is the best time for my two yeats old baby to sleep?

Sleep: He should sleep while you're resting and of course, while you are sleeping at night. ...Read more

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I have a two year old baby. Is it time to take her to the dentist for the first time?

I have a two year old baby.  Is it time to take her to the dentist for the first time?

Yes: It is advisable to learn how you can help to keep your baby cavity free. Also it is important to get your baby used to the dentist at an early age. I like to see babies introduced to a kind gentle dentist very early on. ...Read more

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Is it okay for a nursing mum to take some alcohol. My baby is one month plus?

Is it okay for a nursing mum to take some alcohol. My baby is one month plus?

You choose: Your babies brain is adding new connections most rapidly in the first 2 years. We know from cases of fetal alcohol syndrome that there is a direct toxic effect of the breakdown products of alcohol on babies brain, (formaldehyde is one byproduct), so any alcohol that gets to baby may produce some harm. Some groups have suggested a little is okay, but I've seen far too many ADD kids to say so ...Read more

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My baby is four months old active and healthy, my doctor asked to start pre lacteal feeds.Is this is ideal time or can I post pone it to six months?

My baby is four months old active and healthy, my doctor asked to start pre lacteal  feeds.Is this is ideal time or can I post pone it to six months?

Yes: You definitively can postpone until 6 month introduction of the solid food. Be sure that baby takes polivisol with iron once a day 1 ml if on the breastfeeding. ...Read more

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Is it ok to switch up the formula for my week old newborn

Is it ok to switch up the formula for my week old newborn

Yes: It is ok to switch formulas. If 4 different formula bases can be found (soy, dairy, rice, etc.), then giving the same one only every four days can decrease the risk of the infant developing an allergy or sensitivity to any one formula. ...Read more

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What is the recommended duration for a mother to nurse their baby? My son is six months old and I am wondering if I can stop

What is the recommended duration for a mother to nurse their baby? My son is six months old and I am wondering if I can stop

12 months.: Ideally, it's great to nurse babies until 12 months old, and it's terrific that you've done it for 6 months already! breast milk provides the optimal nutrition for babies, so if you can continue nursing him as you're introducing solid food, that's great. If you stop lactating or have a medical reason to stop nursing him, then substitute with infant formula. ...Read more

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My baby is eight months old how many times can I feed her a day the second step food if she is only drinking three bottles a day.What do I need to do?

My baby is eight months old how many times can I feed her a day the second step food if she is only drinking three bottles a day.What do I need to do?

Up to baby: Handling more complex textures like stage ii food is a skill set that takes time to learn. So follow baby's cues. If she seems like she wants more , give her more. If she pulls away or gags or coughs on stage ii, stop feeding. Never force a spoon in to her mouth either. ...Read more

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My baby is two weeks old and sometimes doesn't poop for up to two days?

My baby is two weeks old and sometimes doesn't poop for up to two days?

Other Sx ???: The breast fed baby can have a small watery smear of poo every feeding or a giant crib filler poo every 7-10 days & be normal. Formula fed kids seem to firm up sooner than breast. ...Read more

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My 39 day old baby dont sleep is it ok. to guve her fenstil and for howlong?

My 39 day old baby dont sleep is it ok. to guve her fenstil and for howlong?

? Not fed enough: pleases make sure your baby is well fed, bathe him or her and make sure no other problem before giving any anti histamine, good luck ...Read more

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I am prescribed 1 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) to take when needed I am breastfeeding my child is six weeks old. What is the best way to wein her off of breastmilk?

I am prescribed 1 mg of Xanax (alprazolam) to take when needed I am breastfeeding my child is six weeks old. What is the best way to wein her off of breastmilk?

Immediately : Hope not taken during pregnancy the side effects to newborns can be severe as it comes thru in milk if you want to continue breast ask for different medications that would not hurt baby if continuing on xanax (alprazolam) do not breast feed the problem won't be with baby but with the pain in breast you should pump to relieve and wear tight bra as I am for breast try different meds. ...Read more

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How long should I swaddle my newborn ? I read the article recommended only the first one month because it needs room for baby to move.

How long should I swaddle my newborn ? I read  the article recommended only the first one month because it needs room  for baby to move.

Transition from womb: Swaddling often helps baby settle by replicating the snug feeling they were use to in the womb & avoiding the random movements of arms & legs that sometimes scare a baby that doesn't understand what is happening. Gradually loosening the wrap allows baby to to transition to the open feeling. The sooner the better.The goal is to be in a onezie on a firm mattress on their back by no later than 1m. ...Read more

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Is it ok, for me to take minigynon to stop my period if it goes on for over 7 days?

Is it ok, for me to take minigynon to stop my period if it goes on for over 7 days?

No: It is intended to be used as an oral contraceptive not for casually stopping lengthy periods. If you are having this problem and your doctor prescribed it for this use it is ok. ...Read more

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My daughter is 2 and yes I am still breastfeeding is it ok for me to take garcinia cambogia if she only feeds during the night to go to sleep?

My daughter is 2 and yes I am still breastfeeding is it ok for me to take garcinia cambogia if she only feeds during the night to go to sleep?

Protracted breast-: Feeding is ok, but nursing her to sleep & co-sleeping reinforce her night-waking & ?her risk for cavities.If you're ready for her to develop self-calming skills for sleep, brush her teeth after reading, soothing & nursing at a consistent bedtime & put her to bed in her own room, drowsy, but awake. The aap's healthy child app or on aap.Org has suggestions for graded extinction of night-crying. ...Read more

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Is it okay for a two month baby to travel?

Is it okay for a two month baby to travel?

Yes,: As long as you are careful. The winter has started, winter viruses are spreading with cough as most of the people are coughing now. So extra care/attention needed. Avoid crowded places, gatherings, parties etc. Make sure baby's nose is not blocked, cover her/him properly. I assume, baby definitely has received 2 months age 1st. Series of immunizations prior to travel. ...Read more