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Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.

Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant  Tylenol every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.

Prob not necessary: Usually the parents have more discomfort than baby. Fewer drugs are better than more drugs. Cold teething rings are safe to use without relying on Tylenol ...Read more

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What quantities of solid food should I feed my 8 month old baby?

What quantities of solid food should I feed my 8 month old baby?

Amounts: Babies are very unique. They rarely over eat. When feeding i would recommend you allow your baby to eat as much as he/she wants. Sometimes you have to use some judgement and limit it a little but generally they don't over eat. ...Read more

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Can an 8 month old baby safely be around a dog?

Can an 8 month old baby safely be around a dog?

NEVER: There is no such thing. All animals are unpredictable. You are your childs safety in most situations. An 8 month old has no place being left around a dog. As a child gets more mobile they become a bigger threat to the dog even though your child might only be playing. Animals are territorial. ...Read more

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Can a 8 month old baby be told has asmsa with no tests?

Can a 8 month old baby be told has asmsa with no tests?

Hard to say: Wheezing is a sound common to asthma and bronchiolitis as well as several other lower respiratory infections. About 75% of the wheezing infants quit by the age of 4-5 and do not wheeze as older kids or adults. Since Asthma is a specific label for a potential lifelong condition, I never use it in infants or toddlers unless I have something specific to go on.Family history, eczema, etc. ...Read more

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Is it okay if I give my 8 month old baby atole?

Is it okay if I give my 8 month old baby atole?

Yes: Check the ingredients you are using but they should be fine. This is a drink often recommended for nursing mothers. Make sure it is not too hot. All the best. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to how much should an 8 month old baby be eating a day?

I'm curious as to how much should an 8 month old baby be eating a day?

Feeding: He should take 24-32 ounces of formula or breast milk daily, before he gets water or other liquids. He can have up to 6 oz of juice daily. Some of the milk he gets can be in the solids, such as cereal mixed with milk. Once babies are 6 months and older they become more independent in how they eat and don't eat. He should eat as much as he wants of solids, up to 3 times a day. ...Read more

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What can I give my 8 month old baby for coughing?

What can I give my 8 month old baby for coughing?

No cough medications: Symptomatic treatment. Elevate her head. Keep her room cool and not too dry. Use gentle saline to keep her nasal passages clear. Give Tylenol for fever. All the best. ...Read more

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What do you do after 8 month old baby falls off the bed?

What do you do after 8 month old baby falls off the bed?

Depends on landing: If you witnessed fall and they did not land on head and they are not distressed and moving all extremities equally and acting normally you can just observe. If you did not see fall, they landed on head, they are vomiting, not moving normally or acting unusual in any way they should be seen now. If there is any loss of consciousness , seizure activity or you are alone with child call 911. ...Read more