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What Foods Make A Baby Unconstipated
My 1 month old,formula fed baby is having formed, solid stools. What do I do to make his stools softer;change formula to a lower iron,give him water?
Formula change: Constipation can be a common occurrence with formulas, especially soy. You may want to discuss alternatives with the pediatrician, but in the meantime infant glycerin suppositories may help. Low iron formulas are never recommended for infants other than those on iron supplementation. ...Read more
Vitamin E and Folic : Food high in vitamin e and Folic Acid help decrease red blood cell breakdown in g6pd. Definitely avoid fava beans since they are a known cause of red blood cell breakdown in the blood. Mom could be careful to chose for herself milk formulas which have no traces of soy or soya beans since soy and red wine, and blueberries could trigger g6pd. ...Read more
6 months: Years ago, breastfeading was frowned on & many made "formula" from boiled cow milk&karo. Since cow milk is designed for calves, infants were fed early & often to make up for deficiences in cow milk. Now that breast is back, or formulas mimic breast, solids are optional. The sitting child is more capable of participating & few sit before 6m. Babies can wait past a year and thrive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean when i feed by baby baby food and he makes a tart or sour face with every baby food i feed him the foods are up to date and everythi?
Keep feeding...: As long as your baby is eating the food, the 'sour face' may not mean that he doesn't like it. Also consider the temperature of the food. ...Read more
Yes, but why: Baby foods and snacks are specifically made to be bland and choking-safe. As long as they are not expired, they should be safe for anyone. However, even some babies can't stand them and demand table food, so if you can, skip the extra cost and try to make regular food a little more fun. If there is a specific reason to be using them in an older child/person, might be a good ? For your dr. ...Read more
Most are safe: From the time when babies are sitting to when they walk is a marvelous opportunity to introduce many flavors of foods (www.Drgreene.Com/colorin). Kids with g6pd deficiency should avoid fava beans. Some kids - depending on their variant - should also avoid blueberries (& yogurts containing them), soy, other legumes, some chinese herbs, or tonic water (not great for babies anyway). I love g6pd.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When baby needs solid food in what month?If the baby eat breastmilk and formula ?Please send me table of baby food
Is it true that breasfeeding mom should avoid eating and drinking cold foods coz the baby will get cold?
Not true...: Food warms up as soon as you eat - the food reaches your body temperature within seconds of ingestions, and the milk your breasts make are always wonderful body temperature. You heard an old wives tale. Eat whatever temperature you enjoy (if you want that cold glass of milk with a cookie - go for it! you're eating for two!). ...Read more
My baby is 11 month old and has very hard stools; what foods are good and what foods are bad for her? She is formula fed and eats solids too..
Watch the cereal: A kid at this age doesn't need much in the way of solids but there are some you should avois.Applesauce, bananas and rice cereal constipate, and the effect is volume related.The "p's " make you poop; prunes, plumbs, peaches and juices made from them.Applejuice can also loosen stools. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 9 m/o doesn't like eating baby food anymore or the baby cereals. He would rather eat my food. Is that normal?
Congratulations: Your baby is perfect! this is the age when they notice you are eating something different than they are and yours looks better! now, you really have to set a good example of healthy eating! it gets a bit harder now balancing his nutritional needs with avoidance of choking hazards. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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