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Doctor insights on: Suggested Infant Milk For G6pd Deficient Baby

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Can I give my infant baby s-26 milk, he had g6pd and rhis milk contain soya bean oil?

Can I give my infant baby s-26 milk, he had g6pd and rhis milk contain soya bean oil?

I do not recommend: G6pd exists in different forms with different severity. Mild forms of the condition might tolerate soya bean oil where severe forms of the disease probably would not tolerate it. Given alternative formulas that would not have potential for hemolysis, I would recommend not using s-26 for your infant. ...Read more

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What is the best formula milk is prohibited for my 3mos old baby she is g6pd deficiency. Thanks?

What is the best formula milk is prohibited for my 3mos old baby she is g6pd deficiency. Thanks?

Tough answer: Fresh cow's milk is safe. Do call one of the formula company in your area like mead Johnson and ask for specialized formula. No formula I know of is completely safe. Having said that all options out there like goat's milk, almond milk have their deficiencies. Sorry for this complex answer. Fava bean avoidance, extension of that would be all legume avoidance is a must. So Soy would be a general NO. ...Read more

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My baby is months old. And she is positive og g6pd deficiency. Can I give her cow milk / fresh milk?

My baby is months old. And she is positive og g6pd deficiency. Can I give her cow milk / fresh milk?

? age? Not listed: Your babies age was not listed. We encourage mothers to breast feed or use formula until a year of age before switching to cow milk. The cow milk by itself should never be a problem. You should avoid soy based foods or milk or anything related to peanuts. The big issue for these kids is the numerous drugs that can trigger blood breakdown. You should always inform any treating doc of the G6PD issue ...Read more

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How to cure infants colds without taking medicines specially for a g6pd deficient?

How to cure infants colds without taking medicines specially for a g6pd deficient?

Colds: Colds usually run 7-10 days no matter what we do. However, salt water nose drops and a vaporizer can make life more comfortkable for the infant ...Read more

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Can I drink fresh cows milk if I'm g6pd deficient?

Milk is totally OK: Folks with g6pd need to look out for foods and medications with oxidant potential. That is not an issue with cows milk no matter what the fat content. Enjoy....I'd suggest some chocolate chip cookies as well. ...Read more

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What is the best milk for my son with g6pd deficiency at the age of 5 months. Thank you?

Any formula that: Your pediatrician wants to use is okay till a year, when you switch to whole cow's milk & milk products, 16-21 oz./day. Here's a nice site for homemade baby food: :http://www. Homemade-baby-food-recipes. Com/foods-for-a-baby-with-g6pd-deficiency. Html. Also see:http://g6pddeficiency. Org/index. Php? Cmd=contraindicated, the national support organization's website, where you'll find everything you need. ...Read more

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Hi! I was wondering if Sudocream allowed for an infant with g6pd? He has ezcema on his face. Is it safe to use Sudocream?

Hi! I was wondering if Sudocream allowed for an infant with g6pd? He has ezcema on his face. Is it safe to use Sudocream?

I strongly: Suggest you NOT use this on an infants face without a consult directly with your PEDIATRIC Medical Professional!

Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more

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Which is the best infant milk formula for babies with family history of allergy?

Which is the best infant milk formula for babies with family history of allergy?

Pre-digested formula: There are 2 hypoallergenic formulas, nutramigen and alimentum. They are predigested to avoid food allergies. They are also much more expensive. You can probably try regular priced formulas that are either milk-free or with partially digested milk proteins. By far, most babies do well without needing a hypoallergenic formula. ...Read more

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Can I give my 5 week old infant water or should I just give him his milk?

Can I give my 5 week old infant water or should I just give him his milk?

Either: Water is a healthy part of any diet. Formula or breast milk is actually balanced to provide the proper amount of water equivalent, to the baby making extra water unnecessary in most cases. It is a reasonable supplement to breast fed kids when relatives want to share the joy of a nurturing moment, & extra water for a kid with hard stools is often helpful. ...Read more

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I added another half a scoop of infant formula by mistake while making formula milk. Baby has drank it. Should I be worried?

Not necessarily: Sometimes we do this to thicken formula in a baby who spits up too much. It shouldn't be a problem. ...Read more

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What is the worst that can happen for an infant with an iron deficiency?

What is the worst that can happen for an infant with an iron deficiency?

See below: General fatigue. Weakness. Pale skin. shortness of breath. dizziness.
strange cravings for non-food items, such as dirt, ice, and clay. tingling or a crawling feeling in the legs.
swelling or soreness in the tongue. Severe iron-deficiency anemia can lead to heart problems, infections, problems with growth and development I ...Read more

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My son, infant, usually vomits milk after eating. How to prevent or avoid this?

My son, infant, usually vomits milk after eating. How to prevent or avoid this?

Overfeeding or...: First consider if you are overfeeding or if feeds are too close together. If the vomiting is projectile- your infant needs immediate medical attention. When discussing with your baby's doctor describe volume of feeds, how frequently your are feeding. Let the doctor know how many wet diapers, stools baby is having. ...Read more

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Can milk go into the ears of an infant if you prop them up while drinking a bottle?

Can milk go into the ears of an infant if you prop them up while drinking a bottle?

No.: Babies who are propped up while feeding shouldn't get milk into the ears (gravity will pull the milk down). I would venture to say that most babies are fed at least partially propped up and do just fine! ...Read more

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When can you give an infant cows milk?

When can you give an infant cows milk?

12 months of age: Breast milk and /or formula are best until the age of 12 months, at which time it is ok to change to whole or 2% (lowfat) milk. It is ok to start babies on yogurt, however, with the rest of their solid foods prior to one year. ...Read more

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When can you start giving cows milk to an infant?

When can you start giving cows milk to an infant?

12 months of age: Breast milk and /or formula are best until the age of 12 months, at which time it is ok to change to whole or 2% (lowfat) milk. It is ok to start babies on yogurt, however, with the rest of their sold foods prior to one year. ...Read more

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Can I give my infant whole milk at 11 months?

Can I give my infant whole milk at 11 months?

Wait until 12 months: Whole milk should be started at 12 months of age. Breast milk or infant formula is for ages birth to 12 months of age. ...Read more

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Is a milk allergy in an infant a symptom of autism?

Is a milk allergy in an infant a symptom of autism?

No, it is not: A milk allergy can occur at any time. I developed it two years ago. This is a pure milk allergy without any difficulty with lactose intolerance. I have a daughter with the same condition and yet my autistic grandson does not have that symptoms at all. ...Read more

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Which is better soy based or cow milk infant formula?

Depends on situation: Some folks prefer the bovine protein as more human like & there is some question whether the soy lives up to its quality. That said, most kids would never have any appreciable difference in growth/development either way. The exception comes if a kid is intolerant to one. If so, the other product or a specialty formula like alumentum would be less likely to cause GI symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the stool's characteristics of a 3month old infant who is on a 100% milk formula feeding?

Varies some: Most develop regular stooling at a frequency of 1 or more daily. Color varies through shades of green to yellow to brown. ...Read more

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My 1 week infant girl has got sticky eyes. What can be done and approximately how much milk should be given in regular intervals?

My 1 week infant girl has got sticky eyes. What can be done and approximately how much milk should be given in regular intervals?

Blocked tear ducts: Sticky eyes are usually related to a blocked lacrimal duct (tear duct). Massage gently with warm water cotton ball under the lower eyelid from nose out on each side several times a day. If the discharge gets heavy yellow or green, see your pediatrician. The formula/breastmilk should be 2-3 ounces every 3-4 hours. I hope this helps. :) ...Read more

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What infant formula is closest to breast milk?

What infant formula is closest to breast milk?

All try to be: If considering a formula, the primary difference in types is the source of protein, (cow milk vs soy bean) and type of sugar (lactose vs non-lactose). All are regulated a by the fda and required to have certain components. All claim to be similar to breast milk in their benefit to the kids. The major brands are supported by decades of continuing research. Find one baby likes and stick with it. ...Read more

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If infant pukes up breast milk should you feed them again?

If infant pukes up breast milk should you feed them again?

Most of the time yes: Infants often normally reflux small amounts of milk after feeding, while burping, with motion or for no reason at all. They then can be hungry again very soon, and you can go ahead and feed them. But if the amount is unusually large or frequent, or their urine is dark, see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Why would an infant start vomiting after feeding on the mother's milk?

Why would an infant start vomiting after feeding on the mother's milk?

Infant vomiting: Causes include: a. Overfeeding - Breast milk production is based upon demand and if the breast is used as pacifier it can produce so much milk a baby will overfeed and vomit. B. GERD - if the baby is fussy and wanting to be fed a lot and vomits more, acid reflux can be the cause. C. Obstruction - yellow vomiting if present requires a doctor visit soon, as something is wrong. D. Normal ...Read more

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Does an infant develop the same if they were breastfed or bottle fed with breast milk?

Does an infant develop the same if they were breastfed or bottle fed with breast milk?

Breast milk: Breast milk whether fed by nursing or in a bottle is the same. However, most babies who nurse get more milk than they would when milk is pumped because your baby is the most efficient breast pump developed ever. ...Read more

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My infant has had runny seedy poos for three weeks now and cries a lot after feeds. Is it ok to mix/wean soy formula with his milk based formula?

My infant has had runny seedy poos for three weeks now and cries a lot after feeds. Is it ok to mix/wean soy formula with his milk based formula?

See a doctor: If your baby is really fussy after feeding, see your doctor to make sure there is not a problem- infection, not digesting feedings well, allergy to some component of the formula, or other concerns. Don't change the formula without checking with your baby's doctor. ...Read more

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Can caffeine in breast milk affect intellectual development of the infant?

Can caffeine in breast milk affect intellectual development of the infant?

Possibly: Small amounts of caffeine taken in the morning are probably not harmful. But if a baby does not get adequate sleep due to excessive caffeine in the breast milk, the lack of sleep can certainly affect their intellectual development. ...Read more