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Physical development for 0-3 years babies?

Physical development for 0-3 years babies?

Question too broad: There are thick books written about the subject so your question is to undefined & broad to answer in 400 characters. If you have a specific question, please submit it. Be aware that questions are not linked on the site so each question must contain all information needed for a response. ...Read more

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Is pastirozed milk ok for babies around 3 years of age?

Is pastirozed milk ok for babies around 3 years of age?

Yes: Bovine milk is often introduced after weaning or 1 yr of age in the US.It isan easy dietary source of calcium.Many other cultures use goats milk or just cheeses to supply calcium needs. ...Read more

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My 3.5 month old baby sleeps for max 45 min stretches at night. This doesn't seem normal for babies of this age. Is this bad for his development?

My 3.5 month old baby sleeps for max 45 min stretches at night. This doesn't seem normal for babies of this age. Is this bad for his development?

Will get by: Baby will do better than you with this. I would change the kid back to a more traditional night pattern.If you never allow the kid more than 2 hours of sleep at a time during the day, waking him to feed or whatever, you can get his deep sleep segment to go back to nights when you don't wake him.Don't feed prior to sleep, only feed on awakening. ...Read more

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My wife just turned 32. Is she still at a good age for making babies? We've been trying for 2 years for baby #1.

My wife just turned 32.  Is she still at a good age for making babies?  We've been trying for 2 years for baby #1.

Short answer, Yes: There is always a small %-age of pregnancies at any age that will have problems, whether spontaneous miscarriage or birth defects but the incident is low. However, the risk does rise with maternal age. Around 35, your md may want to monitor & evaluate a pregnancy more closely, but even then & into the 40's, the majority of pregnancies are not problematic. Follow w/ your md your efforts to conceive. ...Read more

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Does the corrected age always have to be factored in for assessing development of preemie babies? (35 weeks)

Does the corrected age always have to be factored in for assessing development of preemie babies? (35 weeks)

Yes and No: Sorry for the confusing answer, but especially with those babies we call late preterm (after 34 weeks but before 37 weeks), development often is not very affected unless there were a lot of compounding problems with the birth. So if i was doc for a big, fat healthy 35 weeker, i would not always correct. More important s to follow closely over time and are they making appropriate progress. ...Read more

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Up until what age can a lady fall pregnant or have babies? I am 34 years old and don't have babies yet

Up until what age can a lady fall pregnant or have babies? I am 34 years old and don't have babies yet

Risks for any pregnc: At 34 you are not too old for babies. Many consider the rate of down syndrome births as a marker for age & childbearing.Risks are lowest in the early 20's at about 1/2000 with a gradual increase in risks that hit 1/100 at 40 & 1/12 at 50.There is a baseline risk of about 4% of an unexpected outcome with any pregnancy.The ds risk must be added as age related risk. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more

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My wife is 25 years of age, our babies are 2 years and the other is 11 months. My wife is having headache pains for the last week waking up in morning?

My wife is 25 years of age, our babies are 2 years and the other is 11 months. My wife is having headache pains for the last week waking up in morning?

Primary care...: The first stop would be to a primary care doctor; if there is a change in the type/frequency of the headache then he/she may want to have a neurologist take a look at her. Stress can be a big factor in headaches just fyi. Good luck! ...Read more

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Wanted to know if babies really teeth until they are three years old?

Wanted to know if babies really teeth until they are three years old?

It is possible: Most primary (baby) teeth begin to appear at 4 to 6 months and are all erupted around age 2 1/2. Of course there is variability; if there are extra (supernumary) teeth they may appear at unexpected times/. ...Read more

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What is the typical sleep habits for two to three year old babies?

What is the typical sleep habits for two to three year old babies?

10-12 hours total: Two and three year olds should sleep all night roughly 10 hour stretch. They should be able to slepp all night without waking. They most likely will still take a nap that may be 1-3 hours total during the day as well. ...Read more

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