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Is Side Sleeping Safe For A Two Month Old Baby
No: The crib death rate for side sleepers is almost as bad as those who sleep on their belly.Sand bags or other devices designed to position babies on their side do not work. After the kid starts to roll over, i don't roll them back. However, i put them down on their back until a year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 month old is fussy and has a lot of phlegm he has been able to sleep he has been coughing too can I give him some infant tylenol (acetaminophen) ?
Not advised: Your baby may have an upper respiratory or lower respiratory infection. I would advise, baby nasal saline and gently removing the nasal mucus and checking the temperature. If there is a temperature of 100.4 or more, please see your physician. T If there is wheezing or a hacking cough, vomiting or any respiratory distress, please seek medical care from you pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
12 to 14 or so...: It really depends if they are alert and awake when not sleeping. Some babies will be ok with 10 to 12 hours total, while others need more. So if they are sleeping roughly through the night, or waking once or twice, but going 8pm to 6am, that's 10 hours, plus a nap or two during the day for 1-3 hours total, puts you in that range. If the baby is alert, and interactive, you're doing fine. ...Read more
Is it normal my 2 month old baby prefers her left side when she's sleeping and she's awake? Knowing that I keep switching her head right and left
How often can an infant be bathed? My two month old currently gets a bath every 2-3 days before bedtime and sleeps better. Can it be done nightly?
Varies with need: The frequency you describe is usually fine.More frequent bathing can extract natural skin oils & lead to more rashes. You might try laying baby on a heating pad for a few minutes on a low heat level to reproduce the relaxing effect of a bath. A few will tolerate a nightly bath without skin issues & many need to by the time they get mobile. Try either way. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Would the a 2 month old baby appetite increase during the day if he is starting to sleep through the night?
Is it ok to let my 2 month old baby sleep for 7 hours at night if he's getting the proper feedings during the day?
My 2 month old baby doesnot sleep till 5 am in the night.Is it normal or need to worry?she does not cry but looks everywhere.how can we make her sleep
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