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Why Does My Baby Squirm So Much
Squirm: Maybe you are gripping too tight? Or maybe the baby is just learning to gain dexterity and simply is discovering its own body and how it works so it does it by squirming. Unless it is really abnormal and dangerous, then it is nothing to worry about. They do this until they can crawl. Just like they cry and scream until they can talk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Many reasons: Without knowing a whole lot more about your situation, i can't guess why your baby is crying. Sometimes there is a genuine medical problem, sometimes it's more a matter of an anxious personality, and sometimes it's just blowing off steam. Visit your pediatrician to go over the situation in depth so you can get a good answer to your question. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Very large spitting: If the spitting color is brown, bright red or green, you should talk to your pediatrician immediately as further evalaution needs to be done. Also, if spitting is large and shoots out of baby mouth or baby is not gaining weight, see your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Satisfaction: Your baby is so happy, warm and full of milk; this is their way of showing satisfaction. Generally all that feeding makes them tired as well- so the half closed eyes and milk dripping down their chin is all normal and just means you had a good feeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend and I seem to argue more while i've been pregnant Does me crying hurt the baby? We argue so much I cry everyday I cry so hard
Infant: Your infants degree of mobility would depend on his/her age. The older the child, the more mobile we expect them to be. Your doctor should be checking this every time you go for a visit. If you are concerned, you should discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more
Depends: Babies pass gas that they swallowed during feeding or fussing or because they make it. We all have germs in our digestive tract, and they live off what we don't absorb during digestion. Some kids pass more because they fuss more, or eat more air when they feed. Some don't digest some of what they eat, like lactose in milk, which can lead to more gas.Eliminating lactose feeds helps some. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Set a good pattern: One of the best ways to establish an efficient breasting pattern is to do it first. As you get baby up from a nap, start baby at the breast and let him/her use their energy to to their job first. Diaper changes and other maintainance can wait and don't require their assistance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likes Being naked: It is important to make sure the diaper is not too tight or rubbing the inner thighs or along the hips. Some babies really do not like being clothed and others love it. . If the diapers are not too tight, and no rash issues, and baby quits crying after a little bit, it is most likely (s)he doesn't like being in diapers and will adjust with time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be normal: You don't mention what you are feeding your baby, but at 6 months a child should still be mostly breast fed, with introduction of several small servings of baby food or baby cereal per day. Your child does not need a large volume of solid food at this age, as long as they are growing well. ...Read more
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
Nipples shape,baby: Your pediatrician or obstetrician can tell you if your nipples have problems e.g. Flat, inverted, etc this can prevent your baby from latching on to your breast.That is your nipple is drawn to the back of the baby's mouth and your baby's gums and tongue are compressing on the dark part of your breast(areola). Also if your baby has tongue-tie, (short frenulum, that can prevent a good latch. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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