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When is it safe to have someone try and turn my baby?

When is it safe to have someone try and turn my baby?

After 36 weeks: Patients who have completed 36 weeks of gestation are preferred candidates for external cephalic versions (turn the baby, if not head down). Generally, spontaneous versions are likely to have taken place by 36 completed weeks. If done prematurely, babies can revert back to breech. Also, if complications arise during an attempted version, emergency delivery of a term infant can be accomplished. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use likas papaya for babies?

Is it safe to use likas papaya for babies?

Probably not: My understanding is this is a soap used for skin whitening. I would wonder why you would need or want to lighten your babies skin. In general, any herbal treatments are not safe in children as we do not know the effects it may have, good or bad. If you are concerned about your child's skin, please call your child's doctor. ...Read more

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At what age is it safe for babies to have corn, beans and tomatoes?

At what age is it safe for babies to have corn, beans and tomatoes?

Better after age one: while beans, corn, and tomatoes are fine, better wait until after age one, they contain complex plant proteins/fibers which would be hard to digest, enjoy your baby ...Read more

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Is it safe to feed babies with mashed veggies on their 5th month?

Is it safe to feed babies with mashed veggies on their 5th month?

Safe by why start: Breast milk or formula provide balanced nutrition for infants for the first year of life. Supplements do not improve infant nutrition.50 years ago they were introduced early because people made a crude & incomplete formula from evaporated milk (great for calf's not kids).Today we use solids to introduce texture & a new feeding skill. Six months is the recommended age. ...Read more

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Is it safe to apply mercurochrome on a infant?

Is it safe to apply mercurochrome on a infant?

Would not: Besides the chemicals, it will sting and hurt your baby. Try using a gentle sopa and water to cleanse a cut or abrasion. ...Read more

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Is it safe for infant to take aeroflux salbutamol?

Is it safe for infant to take aeroflux salbutamol?

Studies show that: there is no beneficial effect, but no increased side effects, of giving salbutamol to infants with bronchiolitis. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9124056. ...Read more

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Is it safe to give babies liquids in plastic bottles?

Is it safe to give babies liquids in plastic bottles?

Yes: Yes, it is totally safe to give babies liquids in plastic bottles these days. Almost all plastic bottles are bpa free these days, so you shouldn't be worried about bpa. That being said, bpa in humans has yet to be found to cause any proven problems. ...Read more

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