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What Is The Right Amount Of Weight For My Baby To Be Gaining Per Week
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol (acetaminophen) every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
Infants with reflux: Symptoms of reflux in infants included: Recurrent vomiting - more than just the little urps that happen with burping. They may also have wheezing, coughing, and choking. Simple interventions for reflux? - Don't overfeed, frequent burping (every 1-2 ozs), keep the baby's head elevated for a generous 30 minutes after each feed and try to keep pressure off the belly.If it continues see pediatrician ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They have been: Chances are they have been at every visit in the 3rd trimester. Maybe they haven't done an ultrasound to check, but by measuring the size of your uterus, & watching the interval growth, they are monitoring the baby's growth, as accurately as if they were getting ultrasounds every visit! the error margin for an ultrasound measurement is so high, we only use it when the outside msr is off. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I weight 62 kilos & I have wear high heels forever but all suddently npw after 2 babies all kind of high heels are terrble to wear! got to do with it?
It might: Your center of gravity may have shifted with the pregnancy (changes in your pelvis, weight distribution, etc) and you may not now be used to how you are carrying your new figure/body distribution. Also, check your shoe size as this can sometimes change slightly after pregnancy. Ligaments also get looser during pregnancy, so steadying yourself may take a bit more work. ...Read more
SGA and breastmilk: All the available data suggests that small for gestational age newborns benefit from exclusive breastfeeding . Not only these babies gain more weight with exclusive breastfeeding their IQ will also be higher compared to infants who were given infant formula. Check pediatrics june of this year. ...Read more
Your pediatrician : Will want to assess your infant for genetic & other medical causes if the velocity of weight gain is truly lower than it should be. The velocities of growth of length, weight-for-length & head circumference are also important.There are many medical & psychosocial causes of pediatric undernutrition. Diagnosis is needed for optimal treatment ( as it is for all medical & behavioral disorders). ...Read more
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