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Why Does My Baby Seem Drunk After All Feedings
My 3 1/2 baby has an sudden increase of appetite he drunk up 8oz in one feeding!! And sometimes 5 and still wants more to eat. Is it time for cereal?
Discuss with peds: Most folks wait till 6 months but many will start rice cereal at 4 months. Check with your pediatrician as to what makes sense for you and your baby. ...Read more
I believe medicol is a form of Ibuprofen (medicol is not sold in the us).Research shows taking Ibuprofen in early pregnancy significantly increases risk of miscarriage. Your baby will probably be alright but this did put him or her at significant risk.
It's wise to ask this question before you take any medicine!
see http://www. Theguardian. Com/society/2011/sep/06/ibuprofen-warning-to-pregnant-women. ...Read more
Child endangerment: They may or may not but report it as you may save a child's life ...Read more
Not likely: At the time fo conception, none of the fetal parts or organs are even starting to develop - so there is nothing to be damaged by the exposure to alcohol except the sperm and egg. If either were affected by the insult of the alcohol, then the pregnancy could not progress and develop. The result would be no pregnancy. ...Read more
It is wise to minimize alcohol use during pregnancy but billions of women have had alcohol early in pregnancy before learning they are pregnant and it does not seem to be a problem. Some studies find possible problems with even one drink a week but a single drink should be no problem. See http://www. Babycenter. Com/0_drinking-alcohol-during-pregnancy_3542.bc
& http://slate. Me/1be8IAT
for more info. ...Read more
If im trying to get pregnant. Or I end up pregnant and not knowing about it, would it kill my baby if I got drunk on multiple occasions?
Not right: Every outcome is possible if you get drunk. It is not guaranteed that it will kill your baby, nor is going to help him grow normally. It may be dangerous for you and the baby. Please ask family and your dr for advice and get help, in any case. Best wishes. ...Read more
We r planning to have a baby. Is it good to get a little drunk before having intetcourse? Does it affect my sperm. Way wud b ideal amt 2 drink
Why risk it: Sexual intercourse is such a thrilling and intimate activity, why would you want to dull that pleasure with alcohol. If your goal is to make your partner pregnancy, the enhanced stimulation without the use of alcohol can only be helpful. That said, alcohol probably will not interfere with the chance of pregnancy, but why b other? ...Read more
2 month old has lots of phlegm on her chest, every time I gave her feed and she drunk water I heard the plhegm. Please tell me what can I do?
Hi I want to ask how do we treat a 2 years old baby who drunk by mistake a benzene like sbstance nd had entered his respiratory track?
Poison Center: Call your poison center asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will a baby have problems when a woman drunk several glasses of alcohol on Week 5 of pregnancy? (she didn't know she was pregnant yet)
Unlikely: Single exposures are unlikely to have a noticeable effect on the baby. I is as common occurance in the way you describe. While it's effect may not ever be noticed, there is no way to be sure any alcohol exposure has not done something, so not drinking any more is the only realistic thing you can do. ...Read more
Alcohol enters milk: Babies can experience the effects of alcohol and other substances that pass through the milk. Some substances get through in very small amounts, while others are concentrated in milk--giving the baby a higher dose per pound of body weight then the mom took. It is not recommended to consume much alcohol when breast-feeding. Some research suggests that even small amounts may have long-term effect. ...Read more
I drunk 42oz drink before I found out it had caffeine 2 days ago. My 7 wk old baby won't sleep today and lots of gas could it be from that?
Gas breast feed: It certainly could be the reason and it should resolve after a day or two. ...Read more
Mother is herself a product of two alcoholic parents, diag fas. Has child FAS no drink dur preg. Possible? What if mom drunk at time of conception?
FAS only slight poss: Fas only slightly a possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
Pregnancy question If the day someone. Had sex they were drunk, on substance then smoked month after could bby b ok not to abort or birth defects?
Difficult to say: Without having the names of the substances involved, it is hard to comment on their potential for producing harm. Defects are related both to the agent and timing of exposure. Some have no particular effect, some can produce major defects. ...Read more
Bronchiectasis since a child, on oxygen 24/7- last 15 years. Legs swollen incontinent, nods off then speaks like drunk when awoken Congestive heart??
Antibiotic O/D: Please, please, please Don't use the Health Tap general education site to handle medical emergencies. You put your child's health at risk - if you float a question out and wait to see if someone answers. I was able to find a poison control # in South Africa - Poison Control number: 0861 555 777 *** ...Read more
Help with what?: If you want your friend to stop drinking, he or she has to want to or it doesn't work. Alanon is a 12-step organization designed for friends and loved ones of people with alcohol problems, and can help you deal with your concern, anger, guilt and other mixed emotions. We often 'enable' drinkers to keep drinking in ways we don't always understand and alanon can help reduce this. Don't nag-not helpful ...Read more
Conscience: You are demonstrating that you have one. You feel gross after drunk hook-ups because 1)you were drunk, which over time is going to catch up with you and impact your health and 2)a hook-up is dangerous in terms of your safety, sexually transmitted diseases (including AIDS and hepatitis, as well as syphilis, gonorrhea etc.).Get some counseling and start to find healthier relationships&STOP DRINKING ...Read more
They are the same:
Drunk = tipsy. There is a clear truth to the new public safety message that reads "buzzed driving is drunk driving."
the best way to measure it is a breathalyzer test. They are commercially available. It is always best to error on the side of safety and have a designated driver. ...Read more
Worried about....: What is it you are worried about....Are you having problems? ...Read more
Different: People have different tolerance levels depending on their drinking history. ...Read more
See your health care: Provider. Hangovers can last several days, and 4 days is not unusual, particularly if it was a very heavy drinking episode. In this case, an ounce of prevention is worth MORE than a pound of cure, and you need to sharply reduce your intake of alcohol. You may have caused some pancreatic or liver inflammation, and that may be why you still don't feel well. If you need help cutting down, talk to MD ...Read more
See below: Alcoholics are no more violent than anyone else. However, when intoxicated, a person is more impulsive and more likely to get into an altercation. ...Read more
Lots of things: Intoxication is a continuum, from very mild feelings of euphoria with low alcohol levels, to lots of euphoria and disinhibition with moderate levels, to slurred speech, impaired gait, judgement, reflex times etc. Etc. With higher than moderate levels. People who drink regularly get tolerance, and need more and more alcohol to produce the same feelings. Depends on how fast, how much, what kind... ...Read more
I would call it sad: Before I would refer to it as "weird". This suggests that you are in an intoxicated (alcohol &/ or drugs) state a fair amount. This may also mean that you feel more disinhibited when intoxicated. Please remember that the effects of your drug & alcohol use are likely to catch up with you at some time. ...Read more
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