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Why Does My Baby Seem To Be Eating Less
Can be normal: Children have appetites that vary. As toddlers (12-24 months in particular) they will have days they eat like an adult and days they eat not at all. As long as baby feels good and acts normal just monitor appetite.Be sure he/she is drinking to stay hydrated. Sometimes appetite decreases when teething or if they are feeling badly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They could be sick: Problems feeding or significant changes in feeding patterns can be a sign that something is wrong with your infant. Every infant can vary their feeding patterns, so a happy infant, without a fever, who just feeds less during one feed, is not concerning. However, if your infants is feeding much less or if they are very sleepy and hard to arouse, you should call your pediatrician immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby boy is 7 weeks old and has been sleeping a lot more through the day and eating less. Just wanting to know if this is normal?
Checkup: He is due for his 8wk check up; so as long as he is not obviously dehydrated take him in on an appt for routine followup and get him weighed; be sure to bring your concerns up and make sure all is well. It is normal to sleep alot; but as long as your baby is getting enough food and fluids his weight should be fine and a good indicator of how well he is doing. ...Read more
My baby 24months , appetite is not good, wouldn't dine, but physical is normal , now eating liquid calcium, seems have no effect , he always playful, help ?
My 5 week old baby is eating less formula but there are no other changes and baby is happy. She only wants 1-3 oz(often 1-2) and will go 2-4 hours.?
My baby(boy, 1.5 yrs, 11kg) is hving loose motions since 2 weeks.Less interestd in eating food nw.His activities are normal. Teething? Normal?
Teething symptoms: Some children do get a low grade fever, diarrhea and drooling. You can treat them simultaneously. Ibuprofen is more effective for teething than tylenol. You can also let your baby chew on a cold teething ring. Keep the fluids coming. If you prefer tylenol, it is important you do not give your baby more than four doses of Acetaminophen per 24 hours. Acetaminophen really challenges the liver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i allow my 3 month old baby view tv? She seems to be interested and turns her head towards the tv even when she's eating
Not recommended: Pediatricians do not recommend for babies to watch tv. Just remember that bright colors, moving objects and loud sounds will always stimulate the baby and get baby's attention, doesn't mean that it is good for them, interactions with you, your voice, bright colorful, moving toys that meant for the baby are much better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My baby is 7.5 months, I clean his nose with physiomer, but he seems to be starting a cough, is getting fussy, not eating or sleeping well. Please advice.
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