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Can I feed my 6 month old baby yogurt?

Can I feed my 6 month old baby yogurt?

8-9 months: Yogurt can be a healthy part of a baby's diet. Make sure you buy plain whole milk yogurt- babies need these fats, so no nonfat yogurt for them! also try to avoid buying the flavored varieties- plain is best and if you want to mix in some bananas or other fruit thats fine but the pre-flavored ones have too much added sugar for babies. ...Read more

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Why is my 6 month old baby so fussy?

Why is my 6 month old baby so fussy?

Fussy Baby: I would love to help you with your baby but need more information. Check diaper, hunger, for fever, for pain. If all else fails take baby for a car ride in car seat of course. ...Read more

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My baby 6 months old coughs what can i do for him?

My baby 6 months old coughs what can i do for him?

Cough: As long as your baby is otherwise well, keep his head elevated and his room cool and not to dry. Suction any mucus from his nasal passages. If the cough persists longer than a month or he gets otherwise sick, see his doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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Can my 6 months old baby girl take soyamilk?

Can my 6 months old baby girl take soyamilk?

6mo old drink soy?: Ordinarily, a 6 month old needs a baby formula milk. It can be soy based and that is fine with a lot of babies. ...Read more

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Hi, my baby is 6 months now can I feed her an egg ? Thanks

Hi,   my baby is 6 months now can I feed her an egg ?    Thanks

Yes: Solid food can be introduced to infants as early as 4 months. A 6 month old infant can eat egg. The only concern is an allergic reaction to an egg. Recent data, although, does not support an increased risk of allergic reaction with eggs. So, u can feed egg to your 6 month old. Also, consult child's pediatrician. Thanks. ...Read more

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What should I feed my twelve to fifteen month old baby?

What should I feed my twelve to fifteen month old baby?

Little interest: Your one year old may show little interest in foods at this age. Foods that you eat are often more interesting than jar foods. Appetite will vary day to day as growth slows a little. Offer milk, juices, cereal, veggies and meats. Continue massaging the gums. The only thing in a bottle at this stage should be water, until baby loses interest and discards it. This will help avoid cavities. ...Read more

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What can I feed my six-month-old breastfed baby?

What can I feed my six-month-old breastfed baby?

Food introduction: The general recommendation for food introduction in infants is rice cereal at 4 months, vegetables at 5 months, fruits and fruit juices at 6 months, finger foods & meats at 9 months. A three meal two snack schedule is the usual goal, but adapting this schedule to your family's normal routine should be fine as long as your baby is comfortable and gaining weight appropriately. ...Read more

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What should I feed my fifteen to eighteen month old baby?

What should I feed my fifteen to eighteen month old baby?

Whatever YOU eat!: Babies at this age eat like adults... They eat a lot and drink a little. Under one, they drink a lot and eat a little. Now, your baby should eat what you eat (peanuts are delayed until 2 yo, others if you have food allergies in family). Babies can eat any other foods, as long as they are mashable or cut smaller than the size of a pea. ...Read more

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I em 21 yrs old my baby is 6 month old baby girl she is totally on my feed the prob is dat i want to lose my weight 10kg in 1 month please tell me how?

I em 21 yrs old my baby is 6 month old baby girl she is totally on my feed the prob is dat i want to lose my weight 10kg in 1 month please tell me how?

Can't/won't however:: It's not possible to lost 10 kg in a month unless you eat virtually nothing and exercise several hours a day. Such rapid weight loss is unhealthy and people almost always regain weight that is lost quickly. Slow & steady wins this race. My favorite diet for both weight loss & good health is dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht exercise is also important! please see comment too:. ...Read more

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Can i feed bamboo rice porridge to my 6 Months Old baby?

Can i feed bamboo rice porridge to my 6 Months Old baby?

Feeding: Jessica, I'm sorry but I don't know exactly what bamboo rice porridge is composed of. However, by 6 months of age it is fine to start introducing solids to babies. Here in the US we start with rice cereal, so if that is similar then by all means start it. ...Read more

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My baby 6 month old her weight 6.5 i want to increase my baby weight she feed morinaga bf2 plz advice me some other formula milk?

My baby 6 month old her weight 6.5 i want to increase  my baby weight she feed morinaga bf2 plz advice me some other formula milk?

Weight seems fine: Although you have to monitor her growth over time, if she is otherwise healthy, developing normally, and tolerating the formula she is on, keep things as they are, just increase the formula amount to match her needs, simply put, if she is hungry, feed her more, at this age ~ 700 - 800 cc of formula /day are fine. Follow her immunization schedule and development with her Pediatrician, enjoy ur kid ...Read more

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What should I feed my nine to twelve month old baby?

What should I feed my nine to twelve month old baby?

Finger foods: Your nine month old may be interested in finger foods at this point. Foods that you eat are often more interesting than jar foods. Avoid chocolate and egg white until a year. Appetite will vary day to day as growth slows a little. Continue massaging the gums with a soft cloth or brush as teeth erupt. Don't let baby fall asleep with a bottle or tooth decay will soon follow. ...Read more

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My 6 months old baby is sweating always why?

My 6 months old baby is sweating always why?

Many Possibilites: A baby wearing too many layers of clothing will sweat. Your baby only needs one extra layer of clothing compared to an adult. Also babies are very sensitive to heat and humidity. However if your child is sweating especially during feedings, not feeding well and not growing well- make sure she/he is evaluated by a pediatrician. These symptoms together may suggest a heart problem. ...Read more

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My 3 month old bottle fed baby is constipated. What can I do to help him?

My 3 month old bottle fed baby is constipated. What can I do to help him?

Also, is he truly : constipated? Babies don't need to have a bowel movement every day, so unless the stools are very hard, and infrequent and he is uncomfortable, you don't need to do anything. You can give him extra water in between his bottles of formula. If that doesn't help, please consult with his doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do if my 6 month old baby is constipated.

What can I  do if my 6 month old baby is constipated.

Increase fluids...: Trying to increase his fluids (prune or apple juice works well) is probably the best bet for helping him with his constipation. If he doesn't like juices, water is fine also. If this doesn't help, i would talk with his doctor. He made need some sort of medication. ...Read more

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When should I introduce sipper to my nearly 6 mo baby girl.

When should I introduce sipper to my nearly 6 mo baby girl.

6 months: 6 months is a good time to start trying to wean from the bottle to a sippy cup. Here's a link that talks about a good way to do it. http://www.parents.com/baby/breastfeeding/weaning/introducing-baby-sippy-cup/. ...Read more