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Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more


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What are the risk of fluoride in my baby's water for her formula? Do u reccomend a good brand of water for my baby to mix with her formula?

What are the risk of fluoride in my baby's water for her formula? Do u reccomend a good brand of water for my baby to mix with her formula?

No risk: Fluoride in the baby's water is a great idea but your pediatrician should know the amount of Fluoride in the water in your community and whether or not the baby is using tap water or other source of bottled water which may not have Fluoride so they can advise whether a Fluoride supplement is indicated, . ...Read more

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Can I use any kind of lysol to deodirizing the shoes?because my baby girl has a smelly feet. Thanku for the answers! :)

Can I use any kind of lysol to deodirizing the shoes?because my baby girl has a smelly feet. Thanku for the answers! :)

Smelly feet: Soak your feet in a strong solution of black pekoe tea 3 times a week. The high level of tannins in the tea will help to dry up the feet. Put corn starch in the shoes. Most people outgrow this eventually. ...Read more

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What is the best way to take care of my nipples while breastfeeding?

What is the best way to take care of my nipples while breastfeeding?

Lanolin: Exposure to air to "toughen" the sensitive skin and lanolin cream for soothing relief are helpful ideas. ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder Dr. Yoder
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What kind of classes should I be taking to prepare for the labor/birth of my baby?

Dr. Pam Yoder Dr. Yoder
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What kind of classes should I be taking to prepare for the labor/birth of my baby?

As many as you can: Pregnancy is a wonderful time to not only learn about childbirth and babies but also network with other expectant people to share ideas, tips. If you can afford the time and travel, enroll in what courses sound interesting or are recommended by your OB and friends. Don't forget to take notes and get contact information. And don't be shy about asking questions--that information might be invaluable. ...Read more

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Are there sure ways to get rid of this extra skin on my lower stomach from having a baby?

Are there sure ways to get rid of this extra skin on my lower stomach from having a baby?

Diet & Exercise: The key to more things with weight is diet and exercise. There are some issues with excess skin after a baby and stretch marks but firming abdominal muscles usually help. Other treatment modalities could be asked at a plastic surgeons office but that would more than likely require surgery. ...Read more

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What must be the interval for 2 years baby for giving food and what kind of food can we give help me?

What must be the interval for 2 years baby for giving food and what kind of food can we give help me?

No special plans: A 2 year-old eats with the rest of the family, at the same meal times. Be sure nothing can choke the child, so cut grapes, cherries, hot dogs, etc., into tiny pieces. Keep the child in a high-chair when eating, to avoid his getting a habit of "walking around" with food or drink. Avoid foods that are spicy, sugary, salty, or greasy. Keep things healthy. Foods should be soft, until he chews well. ...Read more

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What are the best times to breastfeed my baby?

What are the best times to breastfeed my baby?

When hungry: The best time is when junior is hungry, but not too hungry; and also not too sleepy and not too already-upset and worked up. There's no exact clock time that works best for everyone. Follow your baby's lead to learn his or her rhythms and when nursing works best. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to help my baby while he is teething ?

What are the best ways to help my baby while he is teething ?

Loving support: Provide loving support for your baby while teething. Treat the symptoms and keep your baby as comfortable as possible. Remind yourself that you most likely went through the same process and made it through. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best brands of sport bras for girls with big breasts?

Can you tell me what is the best brands of sport bras for girls with big breasts?

Healthtap Doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific products or product lines. Encourage you to take care of your breasts by going to a bra specialty store for a professional fitting ; help w design selection. You will also be taught how to properly settle your breasts into the bra. It is worth the effort. ...Read more

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What goodness comes from breast feeding? What are the specific benefits of breastfeeding for both the mom and baby?

What goodness comes from breast feeding? What are the specific benefits of breastfeeding for both the mom and baby?

Many for both: Breastfeeding has a multitude of benefits for both baby and mother. Breast milk is the perfect food for babies, the american academy of pediatrics recommends breastfeeding for at least the first year. Breastfeeding reduces infections, obesity, myopia, raises iq, and babes accept new foods better. Moms lose wgt. Faster, reduce breast cancer risk, save both time (no bottle prep) and $ on formula. ...Read more

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What is the safest type of car I can buy for my family and our new baby?

What is the safest type of car I can buy for my family and our new baby?

Many factors involv : I don't think there is one best car. As a child passenger safert tech for a decade i can give you some items to consider. You need a back seat big enough for a good safety seat installation.Avoid those with prominent middle humps or fold down arm rests.Take a seat with you when shopping and see how easy an installation would be. Look at the manuel for car seat info & check the # latch points. ...Read more

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Besides going to the doctors and taking antibiotics, what are some good ways to get rid of a fever fast?

Besides going to the doctors and taking antibiotics, what are some good ways to get rid of a fever fast?

See below: To just get rid of a fever you can take tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen . Sponge baths will also bring down a fever. These treatments will do nothing to treat the underlying cause of the fever. ...Read more

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Dr. Henry Ng Dr. Ng
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What is the best way to relieve an 8 month infant of constipation? He was 2 months premature, does this affect what I can and cannot give him?

Dr. Henry Ng Dr. Ng
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What is the best way to relieve an 8 month infant of constipation? He was 2 months premature, does this affect what I can and cannot give him?

Pear juice: 2 to 4 oz of pear juice for infants once or twice daily can help with constipation. The juice contains sorbitol, a natural sugar which is not well absorbed intestinally. This causes a gentle osmotic effect on the stool, pulling in more water into the stool making it softer. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to help my baby while he is teething?

What are the best ways to help my baby while he is teething?

Let them chew: Chewing on something cold and firm is helpful. One idea is to give them a damp washcloth that as been frozen in the freezer to chew on. Commercial teeth rings that can be frozen are available as well. Teething is a normal process. I would avoid medication like painkillers unless absolutely necessary. Most babies really don't need them. ...Read more

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How to get rid of dandruff in a healthy way from your? used shampoo and conditioner and the're useless. what' s the best method to use? Thanks.

How to get rid of dandruff in a healthy way from your? used shampoo and conditioner and the're useless. what' s the best method to use? Thanks.

Prescription meds: Sometimes dandruff is caused by a skin condition of the scalp called seborrheic dermatitis which can be treated with a prescription medication. Consult with your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What is the best way to avoid needing a nursing home besides the obvious? Im 60 and do not want to live like my parent.

What is the best way to avoid needing a nursing home besides the obvious? Im 60 and do not want to live like my parent.

Be Healthy: That may sound flip, but realistically, being healthy is the best way to not need a nursing home. As long as you can take care of yourself and your affairs, you do not need one. Taking a multivitamin, regular exercise of both the body and the mind, and avoiding known problems, such as obesity, smoking, and high blood pressure, can go a long way towards keeping you healthy. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more