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Why do babies sweat in nursing asleep?

Why do babies sweat in nursing asleep?

Baby sweats w feeds: Babies tend to sweat during a feeding if they are "working hard" to nurse. Some of these babies have an underlying heart problem. It is best to check with your infant's doctor asap for a full exam and weight check. ...Read more

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7 month olds baby sweat a lot during nursing?

7 month olds baby sweat a lot during nursing?

Not really!: It is actually alarming for md to learn your baby "sweats" during feeding... Feeding should be a delightful experience for babies! ...In some heart condition , eating or nurisng alone "stresses" the heart causing tiring even sweating in babies! a visit to your peds will sort this problem out! warm regards! dr t. ...Read more

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Baby 5 days old sleeping for 8 hours without feeding (1st time) born at 37 weeks, slow at nursing but was told to expect that, is this normal?

Baby 5 days old sleeping for 8 hours without feeding (1st time) born at 37 weeks, slow at nursing but was told to expect that, is this normal?

TERM INFANT: 37 to 42 weeks is term pregnancy. Newborns sleep 18-20 hours a day. Feeding is needed every 3 hours on an average, night time gap can be 4-6 hours max. So wake the baby by gentle movement/ rubbing the back and offer feeding. Too much sleepiness combined with refusal / poor sucking, poor muscle tone, pallor, moaning, hypothermia are signs of infection. If these happens, talk to the pediatrician. ...Read more

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I am nursing my 18 Month old baby. Is it ok to have2 drinks while she is sleeping?

I am nursing my 18 Month old baby. Is it ok to have2 drinks while she is sleeping?

Alcohol and nursing: Alcohol levels in the breast milk are similar to your blood alcohol levels. Having an occasional alcoholic drink has not been shown to be harmful to a breastfed infant. It is best to avoid breastfeeding for about 2 hours after drinking one alcoholic beverage. Excessive use of alcohol can cause impaired motor development, changes in sleep patterns, decrease in milk intake and hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Why does my baby sweat so much while sleeping?

Why does my baby sweat so much while sleeping?

Some sweat...: ...And some don't. Sometimes that's genetic. But first, i would make sure he's not over wrapped. If you would be comfortable in a room wearing a t-shirt, your baby is not going to be comfortable in flannel jammies and three blankets. ...Read more

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I'm nursing my 22 mo old daughter still, would like to continue, but recently having trouble falling asleep. Dr prescribed me ambien. Can I nurse?

I'm nursing my 22 mo old daughter still, would like to continue, but recently having trouble falling asleep. Dr prescribed me ambien. Can I nurse?

Probably not: Ambien is considered potentially unsafe in lactation. An easy alternative would be to pump prior to taking the ambien. It will be mostly out of your system by morning. I have several patients doing this safely and successfully. ...Read more

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Is it true that nursing can cause tooth decay? I've heard that nursing can cause a child's teeth to decay, especially if they nurse right before falling asleep. Is there any truth to this? If so, is there anything we can do to prevent it? .

Is it true that nursing can cause tooth decay? I've heard that nursing can cause a child's teeth to decay, especially if they nurse right before falling asleep. Is there any truth to this? If so, is there anything we can do to prevent it?


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Decay happens!: The same rules apply whether you bottle feed or nurse...Teeth that are not cleaned and are covered with breast milk, formula or food will be at higher of decay. The cure is to make sure you use the age appropriate oral hygiene techniques after ever feeding - even bedtime! you're the parent and you create the culture of oral healthcare and oral hygiene in your home. ...Read more

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My 7mth old sweats while sleeping or eating she's bf and home made baby food only. Is that normal her dad is a hot person?

My 7mth old sweats while sleeping or eating she's bf and home made baby food only. Is that normal her dad is a hot person?

? high metabolism: Many younger children perspire more than what adults think is normal. As long as your child is growing well and seems healthy, i think this is normal for her ...Read more