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When Is The Soonest I Can Get My Baby Into A Routine
Sooner than thought: Day 1 is not too early to start. You can help shape your newborn's behavior by working on a consistent eat/play/sleep pattern by day and eat/sleep by night, starting when you get home. Most babies can be on a consistent three-ish hour routine/schedule by 2 weeks of age. Two caveats: 1) baby cannot be held 24/7 and 2) you will need to tolerate some fussing at times. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Baby schedule: There is no need to start a rigid schedule right after the baby is born. A new born has the day/night confused, is getting used to environment outside the womb. Over the next 3-4 months the baby will have his/her own schedule - going from multiple naps to one nap in the afternoon and sleeping more through the night. Mother need to get her schedule fixed around baby's schedule. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I haven't been able to sleep since i was a baby so it isn't my routine but I am lucky to get 5 hours sleep a night. What could be stopping me sleep?
Insomnia Problems: Many factors can contribute to insomnia; here are a few: low progesterone, low blood sugar causing release of adrenaline, low levels of melatonin, excessive neuroexititoxic items (like aspartame, nitrates, nitrites, msg, fried foods) in your diet.Stimulants (like coffee) too much light exposure late in the day. Not enough natural light exposure early in the day. Lack of darkness at night. ...Read more
Light bleed last month a week before period was due, now experiencing pg symptoms again. Took 3 mnths to get pos result with baby #1. Is this common?
Take the test: If you want to know if you are pregnant, take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more
Is it common for new borns head to get swollen up and could that cause future problem with the baby and what cause the head to swell up ?
Coneheads or molding: is a common consequence of delivery producing a lopsided or flattened skull and will even out over the first few weeks of life. A cephalohematoma is a bruise that forms during delivery and appears to be a puddle of fluid under the scalp but above the skull. This will resolve on its own as well but sometimes leads to some jaundice. You should bring this up at the baby's 7 day exam for evaluation. ...Read more
Why do I get chest pain in the left side EVERY TIME i get trapped wind ever since I had my 1st baby (5 years) it goes away as soon as I fart. Common?
Unlikely & no specif: Colds differ from many illnesses by not getting into your blood like the flu.Cold virus tends to live on the airway surface like weeds in a lawn causing irritation & mucous flow.It doesn't attack baby. Illnesses that have a blood phase like the flu or measles have some risks for baby. ...Read more
I have to get one of my baby teeth pulled and the adult tooth brought down with a chain. Is that common?
Yes: Unfortunately wisdom teeth are not the only teeth that can be impacted. The canine or cuspid tooth is also a tooth that is commonly impacted. The placement of a bracket with a chain on the tooth is referred to as bonding and ligation. Your dentist or orthodontist uses the chain to move the tooth from under the gums. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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