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Weeks Old Baby Makes Lots Of Straining Noises After Feeding
I have a 6 weeks old baby. She is grunting and seems to be straining a lot, she is in a lot of pain. Her bowels are extremely watery and she spits up?
Sounds pretty normal: The signs you note are common at this age.If baby is robust with her feedings & playful at times, this can all be normal. If the baby has declined in her feedings & appears to be hurting to you (you know her best) then it may be worthy of an office visit.Good luck. ...Read more
Should I have a flu shot as it's winter now and lots of people have flu. I am breast feeding my 3 weeks old baby at the moment. Thanks?
Yes: It is a great way to protect your baby. ...Read more
My 4 month old baby girl strains a lot while passing stools. She is on breastfeed and once on formula feed. Stools are not very dry though.
It is common: It is normal and very common for parents to complain about it. Keep breast feeding. Normal range for stooling varies. It is normal to have one bowel movement once every 2-3 days and also every time when you feed her, especially if you breast feed as long as there is no vomiting and baby eats well. You can try putting her on her tummy; remember though only when she is awake and you watching her. ...Read more
Can I give 1oz water (boiled for 5mins) to 7 weeks old baby after every feeding ? She is breast fed.
If a 7 weeks old baby sleeps a lot during the day does that mean they will sleep less during the night?
Infant Feeding: Every 3 hourly on an average. At night can give 4-6 hours gap. Plan from now to breast feed your next child for at least 6 months. ...Read more
I have a 6 weeks old baby. I use feeding bottle to feed the baby. But I am concerned about the hygiene of the bottle. Please suggest ways to achieve..
Hygiene: Wash thebottles and nipples with hot water and soap and water sterilize the bottles for 30 minutes. ...Read more
My 2 weeks old baby sometimes sleeps more than 4 hours between feedings. Should I wake her up or let her sleep? Pumping and supplementing health reaso
Sleep: baby will certainly awake and let you know when it's time to feed. ...Read more
Is it normal for 5 weeks old baby to sleep through the day 9-12 hours without breast feeding her ? As I couldn't wake her up . Thank you
Is bilirubin 18mg in 2 weeks old baby abnormal/does it need phototherarapy or stop breast feeding, thanks?
Maybe (not) . . .: Check out http://www.Aafp.Org/afp/2002/0215/p599.Html for info re late onset breast milk jaundice. Typically we don't recommend stopping breast feeding but this may be one of those situations (although you still need to express milk to maintain production). Need to check bilirubin levels daily - expect rapid decrease after stop breast feeding. Then may start up again. Go see your doctor & discuss. ...Read more
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