Doctor insights on:
Thrash In Babies Mouth
Splinter: Depends on the situation. The splinter definitely needs to come out. If it is relatively small and is partially sticking out and the child is not hysterical or in distress, then you could restrain the child and try to pull the splinter out. Then report to the doctor. Otherwise it is best to get the child to the emergency room for a doctor to examine the baby and remove the splinter. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
The mouth is...: ...The major sensory organ for small children, and since food is close to the top of a very short list of needs that babies have, the question, "is it edible?", is a very important one to every baby. "is it fashionable to wear" and "does it have 4g" are questions that come up at a somewhat later age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baby sucked an antibacterial wipe, just for a sec.I immediately rinsed of his mouth.Will he be fine?
No problem from that: Babies put all sorts of things into their mouths, which is why they have to be watched all the time when they are outside of their safe places. They all need safe places at home where they cannot get into trouble. Luckily, babies are tough enough to withstand most of the trouble they get into. Biting on an antibacterial wipe for just a second is irritating to the mouth or lips, but should be ok. ...Read more
Depends on Situation: Infants are obligate nasal breathers as they prefer breathing through their nose rather than mouth. Most infants, however, are able to breathe through their mouth if their nose is blocked. Variation in the length of time until a baby begins oral breathing, but most children and adults are nasal breathers at baseline and mouth breathe to compensate during exercise and colds/stuffy nose for example. ...Read more
My baby is 7 months and i still have to force feed her. She doesn't open her mouth to feed on any kind. I try to trick her and force the food? Whyyyy
No force-feeding: Babies do not need to be force-fed. If a parent thinks she has to force-feed her baby, she can bring the baby to the doctor and feed the baby while the doctor is watching (explain that this is the plan, when booking the appointment). In most cases, the baby is fine and will drink enough breastmilk or formula to grow normally (which may be a smaller amount of intake than the parent wishes). ...Read more
I've been trying for a baby for 2yrs and had test done in feb and they came back fine every mouth and still nothing nothing I have already 4 children. ?
Examination: Child will have to be seen by pediatrician to determine cause of symptoms. Someone has to actually look at your child. Please call pediatrician. ...Read more
A relatives dog licked the inside of my 4 month olds mouth. I'm really concerned. Is my baby going to catch something from this?
Why do babies always stick everything in their mouth? Also my son is almost two, is it normal for him to still be doing it?
Of the 5 senses that: Allow us to explore & understand the world, what touches our lips/ mouths in a pleasurable, fulfilling way is one of the first. If that's so rewarding, why not try other things to see if they're as enjoyable? Developmentally, from 6 mos.-3 yrs is typical for mouthing objects. Insuring that access is limited to safe, clean objects too large to swallow or choke on is a parent's responsibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- What can you put on a blister in your mouth to relieve pain baby orajel?
- Why does my baby put her hands in her mouth?
- Is it ok if i put sunscreen on my baby hands and she puts them in her mouth?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- My baby has white spots in her mouth
- White blisters in baby mouth
- Do i put vitamin d drops in the babys mouth?
- Home remedies for thrush in babies mouth
- Talk to a pediatrician online