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What To Feed Toddler With Fever
Alternatives: Soy, oat, almond, coconut, rice and hemp milk. Taste and nutritional value vary with these, so make sure you read labels and try to purchase fortified options. Some children with dairy allergy can tolerate hydrolyzed formulations. You should discuss this with your child's pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 4 month old baby is formula feed he has a virus vomiting dr said to keep giving him fluids what should I do with giving him formula?
Vomiting: The first thing to do is break the cycle of vomiting. Give small, frequent amounts of pedialyte- start with 1/2 oz and increase gradually every 1/2 hour. If that works, after 3-4 hours, you can gradually offer small amounts of formula. Go slowly and don't rush it. If the vomiting persists, call your doctor again. ...Read more
"coproskepsis": Childhood curiosity is boundless! they are interested in literally "everything"! ...Read more
10 month old having cold n fever fussy at feeding time refuses to take milk or any food. How to help him feed?
Evaluate.: Look for the cause of fussyness. Ear infection, upper respiratory infections can cause this. As long as there is no fever, you can wait till tomorrow. Dehydraton is a concern, so make sure the baby is wettiing diapers well. Do attempt feeding frequently, but there is not special way to force it, if bay refuses. Hence should be seen. ...Read more
If 6 mos. or older: Give a scant half tsp. Of a single pureed food. Allow baby time to finish it before next mouthful. Respect baby's food cues, leaning forward with mouth open for more, turning away or spitting out food when full. Feed sitting up in high chair at the table during a family meal. Do not feed out of a jar of commercial baby food then put what's left in the fridge. Baby-proof your house. ...Read more
2 year old has a fever of 101.3 and her eyes look watery. Should i let her run her fever to fight the the virus naturally or give her a fever reducer?
Fever can be good: Fever is a part of the body's immune system, allowing us to fight off infections, as you mentioned. My common advice to parents is to treat the child, not the temperature. If she feels bad, treat as needed. If she is not having any complaints, do not feel the need to treat with a fever reducer. ...Read more
Is it OK to add cereal to 4 m old bottle due to spitting up half of what he eats with each feeding & how much?
Reflux: Spit up is normal. Most babies do spit up. Therefore treatment is not for all babies. If your baby is growing and gaining weight and not a fussy baby, adding cereal to the bottle is not needed. Sometimes adding cereal makes it harder to drink out of the nipple. Check with your baby's doctor to best determine what is needed for your baby. ...Read more
Many options: Fruits, veggies and grains of course. Protein foods- he/she may eat meats. Their is no reason to not eat meats with egg/milk allergy. Can also try soy products such as soy milk and tofu. Also almonds and almond milk. Walnuts and beans are good protein sources. How was the egg/milk allergy diagnosis made? How severe is the allergy? Did u c an allergist? If so ask them about eating peanuts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How properly to treat a 7 yr old with stomach virus, and what should the child be drinking or eating?
6 months: Fish is one of the top eight allergenic foods, and experts used to advise parents to wait until their baby's first birthday before introducing it. That advice has now changed. In 2008, the aap released a report stating that there's probably no reason to wait to introduce allergenic foods until your baby reaches a certain age. "there is no evidence that delaying their introduction prevents allergy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Comforting routine: Although babies may understand being tired, they don't understand the concept of sleep. They drift into sleep like adults in a boring lecture. Your tiredness routein should focus on settling baby down and excluding harsh distractions. A little light can help baby be aware of their comfort place; soft background noise from a fan or radio turned low. Put them down awake & don't change anythiing. ...Read more
My 2 yr old cough and vomited while he asleep, what would be the caused and how to help to comfort him?
What should I feed a toddler with milk allergies that is very picky and just wants his bottle of soy formula?
Finger foods: Offer small servings of finger foods- crackers, pieces of fruit or veggies, pieces of meat, rice/noodles/potatoes- that your child can pick up and feed himself. Stop the bottle- if your child is over 1 year old, it can damage the teeth. Give milk in a cup at meal times and water at other times. Many kids are picky at this age- don't make it a battle- just offer healthy choices. ...Read more
Vomiting: Try letting her belly rest for awhile, after she vomits. At least an hour. Then only give sips of the Pedialyte, for about a 1/2 hr, to see if it stays down. Then try small amounts, like 1-2 oz/hr., after that. There are medicines to help vomiting, but they are prescription, so she would need to be seen. ...Read more
1: Once a day is enough cereal for a 1 year old. The cereal provides iron for the baby. Cereal can be prepared with water or formula. A baby drinking formula gets iron from the formula. If the baby changes to cow milk, then he can eat more cereal to get his iron, because cow milk does not have adequate iron. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Food Allergy: How do you know he/she is allergic to every food? Have you seen an allergist or did you simply have a blood test performed that came back with everything positive? How old is the child? If still bottle-fed, go with the hydrolyzed formulas which take out all the allergen from the formula. Has the child eaten foods before and been fine? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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