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Lower Crib Mattress Signs
Yes , & practical: Matress covers are a good investment when it comes to the average kid who pukes/leaks or otherwise decorates your life. ...Read more
See below: As long as it takes to get the odor out. ...Read more
I've a 3 month old w/ really bad allergies/ congestion. I'm using humidifier, Vicks baby rub, elevated crib mattress what else can I do?
See your doctor: It would be unusual for a 3 month old to have allergies leading to nasal congestion. At that age, their nose is small, so it does not take much to plug it up. If they have had the congestion going on for more than a few days, is associated with fever (a temperature over 100.4f) or fussiness or poor eating, then needs to be seen soon. ...Read more
8 month old baby fell out of crib to the floor (wood). Don't know how he hit the floor. He is now sleeping. Do you let him sleep or keep him up. See no signs of redness anyplace.
Not : Not enough information to make a reasonable recommendation other than to contact your pediatricians office for assistance. If he was my child i would want him checked out for injuries to either his head or other body parts that might not be obvious to you. That was a large fall for a child that age. ...Read more
Urgent care or er? I leaned over to get my daughter out of her crib and something in my back made a snapping, popping noise, accompanied by severe, immediate pain. I have pain in both hips and going down my left leg, and the muscles in my lower back have
Around 2-3 months: By the time the baby is 2-3 months old, baby is able to move around enough that a bassinette usually is not the place for them to stay - as they move they may hit the sides. If the baby is in bed with you, please get her in a crib immediately - co-sleeping is one of the leading causes of infant death in this country when parents roll over on the infant and suffocate them accidentally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Crib and Nap: You are probably responding to her cries too quickly. It is a learned response for the baby. She cries and you run in. The more she cries, the more you run in. I say, put her down and let her cry for a while. Let her see that she does not always get what she wants with the crying. Otherwise she is simply training you instead of the other way around. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer