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My 1 Year Old Cries Too Much
How do I deal with a one year old that cries a lot day and night? She's a pretty bad sleeper since 6 months. She seems to cry more than be happy.
Oxidative sress: That kind of crying is not from unhappiness, it is because her brain is irritable from poor oxidation of the brain cells. This is related to diet and she may be sensitive to cow's milk. Try weaning with baby foods and give pure water to drink. Alternative bottle is nutramigen. ...Read more
My one year old was diagnosed with a upper resipitory. Infection. It is caisimg him to cough until he screams and cries. Is this normal? No fevee
Doctor can evaluate: If a mild cough and sniffles are just from a mild cold, babies usually do ok without special medications. However, sometimes there are problems like ear infections, wheezing, and bronchitis, so a baby who fusses a lot or has a lot of cough should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
One year old daughter crying for breast feed in night. Eats mild solids well. Not drinking bottle milk. Expects me always around her, else she cries?
Possible teething: She may be crying at night for another reason. At a year of age she is conceivably teething thereby giving her pain. Try giving her Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) at bedtime and see if that soothes her. If you want to stop the night time feeds another thing you can try, is to let her cry it out. Go to her when wakes up, sooth her but don't pick her up. After 3-4 nights and you'll get your rest. ...Read more
If my 1 year old daughter cries intensively at the same time every day for no apparent reason, is it colic? What can I do?
Hello, my son is 1 year old and I am giving him calcarea phosphorica, but since I had started calcarea for him he cries alot before sleeping, is it ok.
FDA warns against: Using Hyland's Teething Tablets because the amount of bella donna is variable & can be toxic. See http://www. Homeowatch. Org/reg/hylands. Html & http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/531.html. At a consistent bedtime, read, rock, brush his teeth after the last feed & put him to bed in his own room, drowsy, but awake, to learn to self-calm for sleep without bottle or pacifier. ...Read more
Go to the ER now: Go to the closest Emergency Department now. If that isn't available, call 911. ...Read more
My son had 2 doses of mmr. One at 1 year old and the second at 5 years old. Is he protected for life. He is now 27.
Yes: He should have developed antibodies from the MMR immunizations that protect him from acquiring the viruses. ...Read more
Is a lot of blood coming out of a boil normal for a 1 year old? This isn't the first one she has had but the first like this.
My 1 year old baby is formula-fed. Is it better to start giving her cow's milk instead? Which one is better for her: formula or cow milk?
I have a 1 year old girl and she is having wateri eyes she open and close them and cries every time she eat something what can it be?
See her doctor.: There are a variety of possible causes; she needs to be evaluated by her doctor to know for sure. ...Read more
My 1 year old has been rubbing his years, we took him to doc he sd its wax, how can I remove it. He has no fever. But he cries and rubs his ears.?
Debrox: There are softening drops we can prescribe as Debrox and ceriminex which can help the wax clear. Usually wax buildup is asymptomatic, however and if he's crying and in pain, he may still have an ear infection! Has he had a recent cold? Does he console easily? Do Motrin or Tylenol (acetaminophen) ease his pain? History of ear infections? Contacts with smokers? ...Read more
Tantrum varient: You are describing a tantrum varient of childhood loosly called "breathholding spells".Rare but occasional in infants it peaks around 2 ; fades by school age in most. Often triggered by a scolding or your refusal to comply with their requests, they can turn blue, pass out ; twitch. It is not a seizure ; they self recover. Avoid locking eyes but monitor them. Don't reinforce the behavior by cuddeling. ...Read more
Our 1 year old baby was constioation from months now he is better but muther drink everyday one big cap of caffe n breastfeeding? Is it ok?
My 1 year old had a series of shots 3 weeks ago and she has a hard lump with a red spot where one shot went in. Is that normal?
Yes: This is a normal an fairly common local reaction that will improve over the next week. You could gently massage the area and apply cool compresses. Antihistamines in rare cases could be offerred along with topical 1 % Hydrocortisone cream if serious. Bottom line: no need to do anything-it is self limiting. ...Read more
After I gave birth to my second child, every one or two months I will have a fever. Is this normal? My second child now is 1 year old.
My one 1 year old grandaughter had pooped lastnight and had red dark blood in it why is that and what does that mean is it bad are is that normal?
Bleeding: It may be innocuous, but all bleeding should be investigated. Call Pediatrician for an evaluation. ...Read more
My 1 year old has body odor under her arms. She has a bath every day, sometimes two (she's a messy one). What could this be caused by?
May I take Clamoxin 500 while nurcing (breast feeding) my baby is 1 year old and I nurce him one time daily?
No problem: A general rule of thumb is that we would give the drug to the baby for any problem, it s okay for you to take it during breast feeding. This one fits that rule, and is okay to take. ...Read more
1 year old having a seizure? My daughter is 1 and has been having seizures for months, she's had a EEG done and results where normal, and for 3 weeks she didn't have one so I was happy, and just half an hour ago she had one I think. She was sitting j
Unfortunately,: Unfortunately, this episode is also consistent with a "staring spell" or absence seizure. With the frequency of the seizures that you describe your daughter will most likely need to be started on a mediation. An eeg is a very sensitive test but does not always show epileptiform activity in between seizures. I would probably start your daughter on an anti-seizure medication to help prevent seizure activity. ...Read more
What can u give a 1 year old to help poop that's straining to poop and Cry's when it come out hard?
You mean weigh?: There is no correct answer to this, It also depends on birth weight and in general a baby should triple his/her birthweight at 1 yr of age. Boys generally weigh a little more. Generally weight at 1 yr between 17 and 24 lbs ...Read more
Water: Offer your baby water, whole milk, breast milk if you're still nursing and he/she will decide how much water to drink. There's no "right" amount of water that a 1 year old should drink daily. Juice really isn't needed by kids...It's basically empty calories. It's better to give the kid some fruit. I hope this helps! ...Read more
Is it ok if my one year old son don't eat very much during the day. All he wants to do is snack. Is this normal?
Yes: Most kids at that age will have one good meal, one sketchy, and one awful. Making foods available especially during the "good meal" will make sure that there is a good amount of vitamins and nutrients. Snacking is fine, with coalescence into meals as he gets a little older. However, he should sit with you during mealtime to get used to the social aspect of eating. ...Read more
See below: Depends on where the child is with the food advancement progression. If the child has graduated to solids (stage 3), then table foods that the parents are eating are ok as long as they are prepared for the child appropriately (cut up, mashed up, etc.). Otherwise, a general well rounded diet with fruits and veggies, grains and protein is advised. ...Read more
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