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What is the best stroller to get for my baby?

What is the best stroller to get for my baby?

See below: There are lots of different opinions on the "correct" stroller for your child. Frequently sites like consumer reports can help you by looking at the ones that have the best results. You want on that is easy to manage, doesn't have things that your baby can get caught in, and yet provide a good secure seat for your child with good support. ...Read more

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What is the best way to choose a doctor for my baby?

What is the best way to choose a doctor for my baby?

Get recommendations: Ask your friends in the area. Choose a clinic convenient to your home, since you will be going there a lot. Don't be afraid to change pediatricians if you don't click with the first one. Look at the hours of their office- do they work everyday, only mwf? What works with your schedule? ...Read more

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What is the best and safest way to put my baby to sleep?

What is the best and safest way to put my baby to sleep?

On his or her back: The chances of dying from sids (crib death) are worse, if a baby sleeps on his tummy. Years ago in america, when babies slept on their tummies, about 3 babies out of every 1000 would die of sids. Nowadays, when babies sleep on their backs, about 1 to 1.5 babies per 1000 die of sids. Parents should talk with the doctor if a baby won't sleep on his or her back. ...Read more

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What is the best and safest way for my baby to lose weight?

What is the best and safest way for my baby to lose weight?

Focus on activity: Babies tend to loose weight quicker when they grow - so focus on activity and boost their metabolism. ...Read more

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What is the best way to wean my baby off of nursing?

What is the best way to wean my baby off of nursing?

Self wean /natural : The best way is to wait until the baby is ready. Child-led weaning occurs when a child no longer has a need to nurse - nutritionally or emotionally. The most common method is " don't offer" and "don't refuse". More methods of weaning described here http://www.Kellymom.Com/bf/weaning/. ...Read more

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My daughter in law just had a baby what is the best way for her to treat stretch marks?

My daughter in law just had a baby what is the best way for her to treat stretch marks?

Mederma: Medermastretch mark cream will lighten fresh red stretch marks. They will not disappear but will improve in appearance. Further treatment options are fractionated laser, co2 or erbium performed in a series of 3 sessions about one month apart. Another treatment option is carboxytherapy or injections of carbon dioxide gas which can be done weekly for a few weeks with on downtime. ...Read more

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What is the best way to unlatch my baby?

What is the best way to unlatch my baby?

Break the seal!: Gently press your finger between the baby's mouth and your nipple and push down on your breast to create a break in the seal - the vacuum - that the baby's suckling is creating. Once the seal on their little oral vacuum is broken, they'll come right off! ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for a teething baby?

What is the best thing to do for a teething baby?

Conservative.: If you baby is under 2 DO NOT use teething gel with benzocaine. Try liquid analgesics such as Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Motrin and also cold teething rings from the refrigerator, not the freezer. The rubbery kind (without liquid) is best. If your child uses a pacifier you can also keep one in the fridge to use. ...Read more

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Im a vegetarian. What is the best milk to give my soon to be 1yr old?

Milk: I assume you have an objection to cow's milk? If soy, you can give him soy milk or hemp milk. ...Read more

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My wife is irregular and we want to have a baby what are the best things to do?

My wife is irregular and we want to have a baby what are the best things to do?

Fertility work up: Consider seeing your gyn about causes of her irregular periods. You can also consider using ovulation prediction kits and start using around 13-14 days after her period begins and use for 5-7 days to see if she is ovulating. Recording her cycles on a calender may help and consider some preconceptual prenatal vitamins. ...Read more

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What is the most effective way to get my daughter to go to toilet?

What is the most effective way to get my daughter to go to toilet?

Depends: On her age, personality, family situation, etc. There is good information and tips available at www.Healthychildren.Org & www.Kidsgrowth.Com. ...Read more

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What is the best way to tell if baby has dropped?

An exam : Your doctor can tell this by examining you. ...Read more

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WHat is the best time to get pregnat ? What is the best and fastes way to get pregnat ? I have been trying for a year and nothing

WHat is the best time to get pregnat ? What is the best and fastes way to get pregnat ? I have been trying for a year and nothing

It's math: The best time to get pregnant is at ovulation, day 14 of a 28 day cycle (from the first day you bleed to the next time you bleed again) the luteal phase of the cycle occurs after ovulation and is generally 14 days in length. So if you have a 30 day cycle you ovulate around day 16 (30-14). If you have a 32 day cycle, the best time or ovulation would be day 18 (32-14). ...Read more

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What is the best milk to give my baby?

What is the best milk to give my baby?

Breast.: Breast milk. Period. If there is none -- well, traditionally, we start with cow milk-based formulas, and change to others depending on problems that may arise. But breast is best. ...Read more

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What is the best way to ensure my labor and hospital experience is what I want it to be?

What is the best way to ensure my labor and hospital experience is what I want it to be?

Go to a good doc: And a good hospital and express your desires about everything long before you go into labor but make sure you trust your doc because nature does not always work right and u may end up with a c-section even if u want a vaginal delivery so u have to trust the expertise and judgement of your doc or midwife. ...Read more

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What is the best approach for my child to prevent mono?

What is the best approach for my child to prevent mono?

Difficult: Mononucleosis is a viral infection, caused by epstein bar virus ( ebv) or cytomeglovirus, mode of spread is like cold , once infected stays in the body forever , how you are going to prevent kid from kissing ( also called kissing disease, ask for a monospot test ?. It is part of growing up. ...Read more

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Whats the best car seat to get for a newborn and the best crib?

Whats the best car seat to get for a newborn and the best crib?

Most convertables: As a pediatrician and car seat tech (17 yrs) I hate rear facing baby carrier seats with handles. A convertible seat can be used rear facing from birth to 2-3 and converted to forward facing (wt range 4-50 lb).Look into those available and find one you understand how to install.Keep the receipt and try to install it. If you need help go to www.safekids.org and locate a local fitting station. ...Read more

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What is the best way to care for my son's skin after circumcision?

What is the best way to care for my son's skin after circumcision?

Soap and water: Just keep it clean with baby soap and water between diaper changes. Don't run with baby wipes as that can be painful. ...Read more

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What is the best way to wean my baby off of bottles?

Depends on the age: If a baby is old enough to sip from a cup, he can drink his milk or water from a regular cup (with help) or from a sippy cup that has a lid. At this age (usually 20-24 months), the parent can have one talk with the child about the bottles going "bye-bye", and make all the bottles in the home disappear overnight. The important thing is to judge when the baby is truly able to drink from a cup. ...Read more

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What is the best way to ask my parents to switch my meds?

Parents: It is your doctor who would have to decide to switch your meds, ask your parents to attend a session with you so the doctor can explain which meds are in your best interest. My best. ...Read more