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Why Does My Baby Need To Be Held Constantly
Comfort: Babies need to be held for comfort, because they are experiencing pain, and the need for body contact. Irritable babies benefit from long periods of holding. Some new parents have difficulty when an infant cries so they pick the child up at the first significant crying. Crying does not always mean a child needs to be picked up. Slow as brief period of crying to see if the baby will self sooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I am 37 weeks pregnant and am 1 1/2 centimeters dialated I have had constant contractions for 3 weeks and I have had the steroid shots for the babies lungs is it safe to take castor oil to induce labor i can't sleep get sick when i eat and am in pain from
No. : No. You should not take castor oil prior to reaching your due date. Remember that your baby is 2 weeks younger than the number of weeks that you are pregnant. Your baby is not ready to be born. Once your due date has arrived, you may consult your doctor about taking castor oil to induce pregnancy. Do not do this without consulting your doctor. Remember that castor oil is a laxative. It has a bad taste, can cause abdominal cramping, diarrhea and vomiting. If you do not want to feel these symptoms, then you should avoid this. Talk to your doctor about things to do to help you be more comfortable. It is very common for women to be uncomfortable during the last few weeks of pregnancy. Your baby needs more time in your tummy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Comfort: Many babies like to drag their blankets around by the tag on the corner. They will often chew on the tags of clothing. It is usually a symbol of comfort such as using a pacifier. It your baby seems to have other unusual behaviors, please see a pediatrician for a good developmental screening test. ...Read more
Find Cause: I believe that infantile colic has a cause, which if identified can be corrected. Examples are formula intolerences, hidden acid reflux and mechanical feeding problems.99% of coliky behavior is correctable.If one looks for a problem, one can usually be found and corrected.Talk to your pediatrician or ask for consultation with me. ...Read more
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