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Quickening (Definition)

Daily quickening refers to looking for approximately 10-12 kicks over about 10-12 hours. Quickening is when a pregnant woman first notices baby movements or baby kicks. First movements are felt during the second trimester, with first-time pregnant women feeling quickening later in the trimester, and the experienced women being able to feel quickening early in the trimester. A woman's doctor can tell her how many kicks per hour or per day she should feel from the baby (and when to call the doctor), at each stage of the latter ...Read more


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Oare there any home remedies for diarrhea for a 2 month old?

Oare there any home remedies for diarrhea for a 2 month old?

NO: If your baby is having more than 5 stools a day, not making wet diapers or difficulty with feeding or vomiting, please take him/her to the doctor. Young infants are especially vulnerable for dehydration. Please do not use any home remedies or over the counter medications. ...Read more

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Home remedies for inducing labor at 38 weeks?

Why 38 weeks?: It is probably best to allow the baby to get the full amount of nutrients that are transferred towards the end of pregnancy. One interesting home remedy for inducing labor is eating eggplant. ...Read more

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Any home made remedies for cough for a 6 month old baby?

Any home made remedies for cough for a 6 month old baby?

Steamy shower: The coughs in infants are very difficult to deal with. There are not any medicine over the counter recommended for under 2 years. Sometimes steaming up the shower stall and having your baby breath the warm mist is helpful. A humidifier or vaporizer may help also particularly in the winter. But i would see your pediatrician to see if its only a cold or some other cause. ...Read more

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What are the natural remedies for 4 month old baby with flu?

What are the natural remedies for 4 month old baby with flu?

Not good: Flu can be very severe and even deadly in a 4 month old. See the doctor for evaluation and management. The doctor can tell you if it can be managed naturally in your case, after an evaluation. ...Read more

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Any natural remedies for controlling a frequent heartburn?

Any natural remedies for controlling a frequent heartburn?

Acupuncture: A study compared double dose of Omeprazole to acupuncture with single dose Omeprazole and found that subjects in the acupuncture group reported less reflux symptoms at the end of the study than those who received a double dose of omeprazole. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there a home remedy for long term heartburn prevention?

Is there a home remedy for long term heartburn prevention?

Prevent/control GERD: Avoid foods & behavior that delay stomach emptying &/or relax the lower esophageal sphincter--spicy, greasy food, mints, alcohol, tobacco, chocolate, tomato-based products, caffeinated & fizzy drinks, eating before bedtime. Lose weight. Elevate head of bed on blocks. Use otc acid blockers for relief (h2's: tagamet, zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid; ppi's: prilosec, prevacid, zegerid). See a GI doctor if persistent. ...Read more

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What is the quick solution for relief from coughing at night?

What is the quick solution for relief from coughing at night?

Decongestant and med: Coughing is very common and there are many otc medicines that can help you with your cough to help you during the day and night. If the otc is not enough, then you may need to go to your doctors to get a prescription to aid in coughing. ...Read more

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Pregnant and throwing up between 1 and 2 times a day. We have tried ginger peppermint B6 limes to no avail. Any other home or natural remedies for vomting during pregnancy? Help would be appreciated.

Pregnant and throwing up between 1 and 2 times a day. We have tried ginger peppermint B6 limes to no avail. Any other home or natural remedies for vomting during pregnancy? Help would be appreciated.

Homeopathy and...: My favorite treatment for morning sickness is homeopathy. You can try remedies suggested here: http://healthyhomeopathy.com/cases/homeopathy-for-morning-sickness/ but if they don't help consult a homeopath as there are many other remedies that can help. For other natural options see http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-9602/30-natural-remedies-for-morning-sickness.html Good luck! ...Read more

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5-6 weeks pregnant with headaches everyday, usually at nighttime. Any natural remedies?

5-6 weeks pregnant with headaches everyday, usually at nighttime. Any natural remedies?

Sleep and diet !: Headaches are usually a symptom of another condition. Short list : sleep deprivation, bad posture, poor diet and blood pressure changes. A good history and examination by you physician will determine the right treatment. ...Read more

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What's the safest fever reliefs medicine brand I can use for babies and toddlers? Thanks.

What's the safest fever reliefs medicine brand I can use for babies and toddlers? Thanks.

Depends on age: If less than 6 months old, then Acetaminophen (Children's Tylenol) is your only option. If over 6 months old you can try Ibuprofen ( Children's Advil) either instead of or in addition to the acetaminophen. ...Read more

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6wk olds pediatrician advised to start rice in 4 oz of formula. Since then no bowels and it's been over 48 hrs.. Any solutions to ease constipation?

6wk olds pediatrician advised to start rice in 4 oz of formula. Since then no bowels and it's been over 48 hrs.. Any solutions to ease constipation?

Rice cereal: The usual recommendation is to start solids at 6 months of age or between 13-16lbs. Secondly, the cereal should be given on a spoon rather than in a bottle unless the cereal is given for reflux. ...Read more

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Quick home remedies for cramps?

Quick home remedies for cramps?

MAGNESIUM APSARTATE: Muscle cramps can usually be helped by magnesium and potassium complexed with aspartate, the Amino Acid that carries minerals into the cells. There is also a homeopathic remedy, magnesium phosphorus, than can be take in low dose (3x to 30x) every 5-15 minutes sublingual until improved. For menstrual cramps, using a natural source of Progesterone to counter estrogen's stimulating effect. ...Read more

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What are some useful remedies, homemade or otherwise, for toothache pain?

What are some useful remedies, homemade or otherwise, for toothache pain?

Options: Try otc pain medications like tylenol, (acetaminophen) motrin/aleeve/ibuprofen. Oragel also very effective for tooth ache. Best to do is to see a dentist to find out the cause of the tooth ache instead of just covering it up with pain medications. Salt warm water can also sooth the gum. ...Read more

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Hourly Quickening (Definition)

Hourly quickening refers to looking for approximately 4-5 kicks over about an hour, usually counted after a meal. Quickening is when a pregnant woman first notices baby movements or baby kicks. A woman's doctor can tell her how many kicks per hour or per day she should feel from the baby (and when to call the doctor), at each stage of the latter ...Read more


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Feeling Your Baby Kick (Definition)

It is normal to feel the baby kick as early as 14 weeks, but often the first notice of movement will be at 18 - 20, or sometimes not until 25 weeks. You should expect to feel your baby move every ...Read more