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I don't: Breast fed infants can go a little every feed or overflow a diaper once a week. If it is soft when they go it is not constipation & don't worry about it. Formula fed babies usually have a more predictable pattern of daily stools. If stools are getting hard, i often try full strength prune juice, 1oz once or more/d.Takes about 3d to get things moving. ...Read more
I giv my baby 2 scoops of generic enfamil infant mixed with1 scoop of name brand enfamil AR . generic scoop looks bigger than than the other, this ok?
Scoop size: The scoops may appear to be of different dimension to your eyes. Why don't you look to see if there is a label impressed into the scoop such as 1 tsp or 1 tbsp. Check the side of the cans of formula. It may be the case that they manufactured it such that they want you to use 2 scoops of the generic formula to reconstitute the liquid formula. They will give the instructions on the side of the can. ...Read more
Depends on weight: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) dosing is based on weight in children. 1mg/kg/dose. So a 22# child would get 3/4tsp of the children's liquid assuming it is the 12.5mg/tsp formulation. You might want to talk to your doctor about why you are giving Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to your toddler. ...Read more
Nope: Current recommendations follow the same schedule.Get a more detailed answer ›
Formula: You can absolutely use it . Finish what you you have then go on to next level. ...Read more
Young adult, previous Childhood ADHD diagnosis.Finding old Dx.documents=tricky. how to get new prescription in US? (Arrived on touristVisa& nowstaying>9months)?
See a primary care: provider on your insurance list for referral to a psychiatrist. Many family medicine doctors are well-versed in & comfortable evaluating & treating adult ADHD. Call the County Medical Society to obtain the names of 3 family medicine doctors. Call their offices & ask if they evaluate & treat adult ADHD. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
New carseat rec are rear-facing longer. My kids seats can rear-face til 45lbs- my kids weigh 36 but are 6&4. What is reasonable for micro-preemies?
Question unclear: If your 6 & 4 yo were micro-premies , it never hurts them to be rear facing if the seat is so designed. Protection from the forward head snap & spinal cord stretch is the primary reason for this recommendation. You can see an interesting video at www.Joelsjourney.Com reflecting the neck injury of a 35 lb boy who was forward facing. If you have new micro-premies, a car bed may be in order. ...Read more
Not true: Most humans are born with an intact immune system and it is not gender specific. ...Read more
Not recommended: Yogurt is dairy and dairy can be allergenic in children less than one. Many children haven problems. In general I do not recommend any dairy until after one year. Some formulas are cow milk based as well...If you want to try yogurt just pay attention. If baby gets increased congestion, mucous, skin issues, diarrhea, eczema, ear infections after starting ..It is too much....Stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 13 years child utearus size is 54*25*27.. incase her utearus size is not improved. These mesurments are suficiant to give birth to children?
Probably Not.: Those numbers refer to millimeters? Then no. Are you saying a 13 yr old girl is giving birth? If so, even her skeletal system may be too underdeveloped to allow a child to pass through. Please seek help immediately. Can you summon an ambulance? Or take her to apolice or fire station? If you have no one at all, just try to relax. Push but don't pull. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can we feed formulated milk like nan pro 1 every 4 hours to a 1 month old baby...is there any harm in feeding formulated milk?
No harm with formula: feeding for a 3 months old, if you aren't able to fully breast feed, unless the baby is allergic to the formula, he/she can get it until age 2 years without any supplement, you can also feed your baby whenever he/she needs, no need for a strict schedule, babies after sometime will time themselves for a feed every 3 - 4 hours, make sure you your baby gets enough, good luck ...Read more
Depends: The actual benefit from antibodies begins to be diluted when solids are introduced. By 8-9 months, with most common feeding patterns, the antibody benefit is minimal. If the kid is "nurture needy" and lingers at feeding, the benefit from that point remains.If the kid is in a hurry to finish and gets off quick, it is a good time to wean. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi is ther any new treatments for children born with ostegenices imperfecta typ 3? She is 8 years. The treatment is fozamax.
Nothing new: As far as i aware, there is nothing new. ...Read more
Are sunblocks such as califonia baby suitable for 10months old infants? Can breastfeeding mothers use them as well?
Yes: Generally, sunblocks are safe for babies greater than 6 mos. Recommend using an all organic or mineral base sunblock with primarily physical barriers such as zinc and titanium dioxide as the active ingredients. You can also keep your baby covered with spf protected clothing and hats. Always remember to not expose your baby to direct sunlight and keep in the shade. ...Read more
Every plan differs: Even within a certain insurance company (in your case CIGNA), different policies can have different coverages and coinsurance. May also make a difference if you use an in network provider. DON'T GUESS. Call the customer assistance number on your policy and ask the question bases on that plan's schedule of benefits. Even better, email or write them with your plan identifiers so it's in writing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many do: Unfortunately the younger the mom the more likely they are to have some of the complications of pregnancy including premature labor, high blood pressure & other problems that result in early deliveries.Some do fine & deliver at term & for all, close OB care can help avoid an early delivery & worrisome problems for baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do all kids have germs---or is there a particular age group that are more germy- for example, 0-3 years old vs. 3-5 year olds?
All kids & adults !!: Everyone at all ages has a coexistence with germs. People acquire a germ profile on their skin and in their upper airways & intestines within hours of birth & this continues through life. Young kids mouthing & touching behavior acquires new germs a bit faster than adults, but studies show adults put their fingers to their face/nose multiple times/waking hour. This brings germs to your body. ...Read more