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What is the best type of pillow to buy for a child who is a stomach sleeper?

What is the best type of pillow to buy for a child who is a stomach sleeper?

None!: Although most people use them, pillows really aren't good for our backs and necks, and can worsen our posture. Especially for a child who sleeps face down, i'd recommend not using any pillow at all. ...Read more

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What is the best position for a toddler with epistaxis?

What is the best position for a toddler with epistaxis?

Head forward: The best thing to do is to bend the head forward. Here is a video on this topic http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=dp_i-gja7ui. ...Read more

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What is the best clothing for a newborn?

What is the best clothing for a newborn?

Easy to care for.: The stores are full of adorable baby clothing and it is easy to get carried away with frilly dresses and sweater vests, and you will undoubtedly receive many of these outfits as gifts. But the most practical baby clothing is soft cotton or light wool, easy to wash, and easy to get on and off of a wiggly, wet or poopy baby. Layers work well as babies do not regulate their temperatures well. ...Read more

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What kind of formula is best for a newborn baby?

What kind of formula is best for a newborn baby?

Breast is best: Standard formulas are largely similar to one another. Most people start with cow's milk based formulas since they are remotely closer to breast milk. Soy formulas are for those with lactose intolerance or milk protein sensitivities. ...Read more

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What kind of formula is best for a newborn baby?

What kind of formula is best for a newborn baby?

Breast is best: Standard formulas are largely similar to one another. Most people start with cow's milk based formulas since they are remotely closer to breast milk. Soy formulas are for those with lactose intolerance or milk protein sensitivities. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a teething baby?

What is the best treatment for a teething baby?

Teething: A wet cold (but not frozen) hand cloth or a chilled teething ring. Do not use orajel or similar products. ...Read more

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What is the best type of underwear for a teenage boy to wear?

What is the best type of underwear for a teenage boy to wear?

Most Comfortable: Whatever he is most comfortable wearing. The only difference for men in terms of the underwear they wear is comfort level. Some men prefer the support of briefs or boxer briefs, while others prefer the comfort of boxers. If a teen is trying to decide, help him buy one of each type to see what works best. ...Read more

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What is the best method for testing eyes of a 4 years old child?

What is the best method for testing eyes of a 4 years old child?

Eye chart : Go to your pediatrician- all good ones had the old eye chart in each examining room. 4 year old kids are great at this uf they know their ABC's, but if yours doesn't know the alphabet, there are eye charts with other characters that are ok... ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a little baby with ringworm?

What is the best treatment for a little baby with ringworm?

Topical medication: Topical meds are usually effective and oral are stressful to the yong liver and are not recommended. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for a teething baby pain?

What is the best thing for a teething baby pain?

Cold teethers: Teethers that are handheld and put in the freezer for children to bite with their sore gums are the best things for teething pain. You can also give age-appropriate Ibuprofen as well. ...Read more

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What is the best formula for a healthy newborn?

What is the best formula for a healthy newborn?

Breast milk: We are designed to eat milk from our mothers! our long term health is set in the first 2 years by the health of our gut and immune system and are benefitted from proper diet - breast milk initially, then healthy whole food prepared at home not in a factory and a daily probiotic to keep gut flora healthy. This prevents colds, flu, etc. Cow's milk would be a so-so second choice. No soy. ...Read more

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What kind of pain reliever is best for a teething infant?

What kind of pain reliever is best for a teething infant?

Teething : There are many of things you can do before resorting to pain relief products or teething gels. Apply cold spoon over your baby's sore gums to numb the pain, give your baby a teething ring. The teething gels usually contain a local anesthetic and an antiseptic, will alleviate the pain the pain and prevent infection. Rec.: check with your pediatrician for more information. ...Read more

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What is the best type of mattress and pillow for stiff neck?

What works for you: There is no science behind mattresses and pillows. Just lots of sales pitches. Find one that works for you and seems comfortable. Most mattress stores will allow you to return a mattress within a few weeks time if it is really uncomfortable for you. Pillows should support your neck at a neutral angle. Personally, i've found the shaped pillows from brookstone work great. ...Read more

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Is there one type of mattress that is best for back health ?

No.: If one size t fit all the market would not be flooded with choices. You will have to try various mattresses to see what works best for your condition and comfort. ...Read more

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Is it all right for a 16 year old child to have a futon mattress? Are there any health concerns? The child is female and claims that the mattress is very comfortable.

Is it all right for a 16 year old child to have a futon mattress? Are there any health concerns? The child is female and claims that the mattress is very comfortable.

Having : Having a futon mattress should not be a problem, as long as it is reasonably thick and supportive and the child is comfortable. Putting a washable cover on it will help keep it clean. If the child complains of back or neck pain then she may need a regular mattress. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise for a stiff neck?

What is the best exercise for a stiff neck?

See below: Depends on why your neck is stiff. If you recall an injury it's best to take it easy for a week or so before resuming a workout. You may want to try moist heat and massage ...Read more

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What is the best type/shape of bottle nipple for newborns?

What is the best type/shape of bottle nipple for newborns?

Variable: Every baby prefers something different. You may just have to try various combos to see what works best for your baby. ...Read more

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