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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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If u have no place for a baby's bed, what the best decision, moses basket or a baby stroller? Which one is safest?

If u have no place for a baby's bed, what the best decision, moses basket or a baby stroller? Which one is safest?

Depends on design: Safety depends on the design of the product. For a new baby, a moses basket or a stroller that flattens out to be basket-like should be fine. The strollers that most people buy do not flatten out like a basket. There should be no openings in a basket or stroller where the baby could get stuck or trapped, if the baby will be using it as a bed. ...Read more

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I will like to get advise on the best form of contraceptives. I'm in a new relationship; no plans for babies for the next year or two. ?

I  will like to get advise on the best form of contraceptives. I'm in a new relationship; no plans for babies for the next year or  two. ?

LARCs: Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives like the IUD or implantable devices like Nexplanon should be considered. Of course, if options are limited, regular, consistent use of the pill is reasonable too. ...Read more

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I have a 6 day old infant, when is the best time to walk them outside to get some sun? concerned that her immune system is still too low...

I have a 6 day old infant, when is the best time to walk them outside to get some sun? concerned that her immune system is still too low...

Sun times: The best times are usually early to mid-morning or later in the evening. The sun is a good source of vitamin d and the walking is good exercise. Good health. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to offer an infant protection from the sun?

Whats the best way to offer an infant protection from the sun?

Umbrella, shade, hat: The best way to protect a baby from the sun is to provide shade, such as clothing, hats, umbrellas, stroller shades, tarps, tents, etc... A baby can sunburn easily, sometimes even through window glass. Using sunscreen can also help. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to feed babies who are just starting out?

What are the best foods to feed babies who are just starting out?

Foods: I recommend starting with different cereals at first, maybe the 1st 2wks. Then i go to orange veggies and some basic fruits. ...Read more

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What's the best method for taking a child or infant's temperature?

What's the best method for taking a child or infant's temperature?

See below: The most accurate method is rectally. Certainly in an older child, you may not be able to do that. Oral temp in an older child is reliable. And, the temporal artery thermometers are very reliable. ...Read more

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What are the causes of gallstones in unborn babies and what is the best treatment for it?

What are the causes of gallstones in unborn babies and what is the best treatment for it?

No treatment needed: Fetal cholelithiasis is relatively common (1 in 300 pregnancies). It is caused usually by hemolytic conditions of newborns or maternal hemolytic anemias. The prognosis is excellent, with most stones gone by the babies' first year of life. ...Read more

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Whats the best medication for infant silent reflux?

Whats the best medication for infant silent reflux?

Zantac (ranitidine) liquid helps: A baby with silent reflux does not have heartburn pain, nor the vomiting and spitting of reflux, but his stomach contents still comes up to the throat, sometimes causing acid irritation in the voice box or in the lungs. Diagnosis and ongoing follow-up is usually by pediatric gastroenterologists. Zantac (ranitidine) liquid oral medication is often used as a first choice, but other drugs are also available. ...Read more

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