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Dr. Ana Cary Dr. Cary
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While pregnancy what is the healthiest food for the baby ?

Dr. Ana Cary Dr. Cary
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While pregnancy what is the healthiest food for the baby ?

Variety: There is no one food that is the healthiest. The key is to eat a variety of fruits, veggies, lean meats, whole grains so that your baby will get a wealth of nutrients. Also-be sure to take your prenatal vitamins. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the first food for babies-- white rice cereal?

What is the first food for babies-- white rice cereal?

A common choice: Rice cereal is a common early solid due to its low frequency of allergic reactions.The actual first solid may be something mashed up from the dinner table. I encourage parents to only try the common staple foods they normally use. ...Read more

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What is the incubation period for food poisioning and what is usually the first sign?

What is the incubation period for food poisioning and what is usually the first sign?

Under 24 hr: It usually comes on within 24 hours of eating the food. Vomiting and abdominal pain are most common symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the food pyramid for a 10month baby?

What is the food pyramid for a 10month baby?

There is none: There is no food pyramid for 10 month old babies. At ten months most babies have teeth and are on stage 2 feedings, which includes formula feeding or breast milk, some fruit juices.Cereals, fruits vegetables and some meat divided in three or four meals and avoid too much milk as that contributes to infant being obese, with some introduction of table food as tolerated. ...Read more

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What is the recommended food to give a child with the flu?

What is the recommended food to give a child with the flu?

Whatever they want: Most kids feel so crummy with the flu that they don't want to eat or drink anything. If they are hungry, that's a good sign! Give them what they want (within reason). I'd start with bland foods, especially if there was tummy-upset. No specific food will shorten the illness--only time & love! And remember pushing fluids is far more important! Dehydration is a major cause of hospitalization from flu ...Read more

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Is it true that exclusive breast feeding is the best for the first 6months of the baby's life.Best for his /her immunity?

Is it true that exclusive breast feeding is the best for the first 6months of the baby's life.Best for his /her immunity?

Yes: Breast feeding exclusively us the best for the first 6 months. The baby gets some passive immunity from the proteins in the mother's milk. ...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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What is the best food for 6 month baby?

What is the best food for 6 month baby?

Breast Milk: Breast milk is the beast source of nutrition for any infant. The addition of other foods at this age is more to teach a different method of feeding rather than improve nutrition. Rice cereal is commonly offered as an early food because it has low risk of a food reaction. ...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 food is best for pregnancy mom?

What kind of food is best for pregnancy mom?

Unprocessed: Eat a lot of fruits and vegetables. Eat food that is unprocessed, meaning you make it yourself. Don't buy anything from the grocery store that has more than five ingredients in it. ...Read more

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What is the best food for men before pregnancy?

What is the best food for men before pregnancy?

Healthy diet: Adopting a healthy lifestyle of eating healthy and exercise is good for both dad and mom and for optimal pregnancy. Vegetables and fruits with fish such as salmon at least twice a week, skinless chicken should be added to the main meal. ...Read more

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If a baby is born, what steps are taken by the nurse to ensure the health of the newborn?

If a baby is born, what steps are taken by the nurse to ensure the health of the newborn?

Birth: When the baby is born, the nurse or doctor clears the mouth and nose of mucous and blood so he can breathe clearly. Measurements are taken and the apgar score is checked to see if he is healthy. Vitamin k is given by injection and medication is put in the eyes to protect them from infection. A Hepatitis B Vaccine is recommended. Your baby is examined several times during your hospital stay. ...Read more

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What is the basic food for the diet girl?

What is the basic food for the diet girl?

Eat smart: Big breakfast with no fat Greek yogurt or other lean protein. Moderate lunch small dinner. 13 hour fast 6 days a week. ( do all of your eating first 11 hours of day.) nuts, beans, green vegetables, olive oil, fish, ...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 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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What is the safest/best thing for a newborn to sleep in straight home from the hospital, for the first several months? I am confused with the choices

What is the safest/best thing for a newborn to sleep in straight home from the hospital, for the first several months? I am confused with the choices

Newborn sleep: Yes, there indeed are many options for newborns to sleep in. Let me explain what we want, and then choose based on this. The baby needs a firm surface in an uncluttered environment. No bumper pads, pillows or stuffed animals. Ideally, not loose blankets - can place in a sleep sack or newborn sleeper. These can be accomplished with a bassinette, a pack-n-play, a playpen or right into a crib. ...Read more

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What is the best food for pregnant women?

What is the best food for pregnant women?

Healthy foods!: Try to make sure you are eating healthy as you would otherwise, which means focusing on a colorful plant based diet with lean proteins. Make sure your veggies/fruits are watched. Avoid nonpasteurized food unless you are preparing/making them yourself. Be careful about raw meats/seafoods, would generally avoid them - though Japanese women eat sushi regularly while pregnant. Need prenatal vits. ...Read more

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What is the best food for young girls?Im 20

What is the best food for young girls?Im 20

Best food: Check out the food pyramid sponsored by the us department of agriculture. ...Read more