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When do babies develop reflexes?

When do babies develop reflexes?

Born with them: Babies are born with reflexes. They turn their head toward whatever stokes their cheek looking for breastmilk. We can suppress reflexes over time but they are something that we are born with. ...Read more

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Can babies develop allergies before they even start teething?

Can babies develop allergies before they even start teething?

Not related: Allergies have nothing to do w teething, and teething has nothing to do with allergies. Please speak to your Pediatric Medical Specialist or consult with a Pediatric Dental Specialist. ...Read more

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Do babies develop peanut allergies pre or post birth?

Do babies develop peanut allergies pre or post birth?

Possible: If you are breast feeding and the baby is allergic, he or she can be exposed to allergens in the breast milk. The most common reaction would be severe eczema. ...Read more

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I am extremely concerned about my infant baby develop small bruises on her back and stomach since she is now mobilizing in her baby walker.?

I am extremely concerned about my infant baby develop small bruises on her back and stomach since she is now mobilizing in her baby walker.?

See doctor: Bruises on the legs are common. Bruises on back and stomach are not. She should be checked by your pediatrician. Also walkers are no longer recommended because they cause injuries. ...Read more

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18 days old developed an allergy that looks like baby acne. Do babies develop this condition weeks after birth? Rash is only on forehead and cheeks.

18 days old developed an allergy that looks like baby acne. Do babies develop this condition weeks after birth? Rash is only on forehead and cheeks.

Baby acne: The baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not respond, but within 1-3 weeks after birth they break out for many weeks until the hormone levels drop & the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean ; avoiding irritating soaps helps.It has no relationship to allergy. If it persists > 3mo see the doc ...Read more

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When will my baby develop a pincer grasp?

When will my baby develop a pincer grasp?

8-10months: Between 8-10 months of age is the normal range for developing a pincer grasp. Remember that all babis develop at different paces and the pincer grasp makes it easier for baby to put things, including unwanted stuff in their mouths. Be safe! ...Read more

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For the experts - might the HGH make the baby develop faster?

For the experts - might the HGH make the baby develop faster?

What?: Why would you even think of giving anything, much less hgh, to a baby unless it was found to be deficient by a qualified physician? If you mean should you take it, the answer is again definitely no. ...Read more

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How is my baby developing in the 3rd trimester?

How is my baby developing in the 3rd trimester?

Growing and maturing: While the organ systems and body first form in the beginning of pregnancy, they continue to mature and grow until birth. Muscles are getting stronger, the brain continues to develop, and the baby is practicing breating and swallowing. One good site to track development is american baby magazine website. Lennart nilsson's book "a child is born" is an excellent reference you can buy. ...Read more

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If I am exclusively breastfeeding, could my baby develop rickets?

If I am exclusively breastfeeding, could my baby develop rickets?

Vitamin supplement : Recommendations for breast fed infants include supplementing with vitamins, polyvisol, which contains vitamin d also. Vitamin d doesn't really pass through breast milk, so has to be supplemented to the breast fed infant. Vitamin d deficiency is the most common cause of rickets. ...Read more

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