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For the record, both our midwife and paediatric told us to put the baby on the breast, facing us after each meal. We should gently pat her on the back a couple of times. We should not wait for her to burp but pat her a only couple of times. Our daughter usually burped very quickly, but the advice was specifically not to try too hard to get a burp; if she ...


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I had a similar problem when I was a child, and two of my nephews have had it as well. Fairly soon after eating (immediate to 5 minutes) we experience very sharp intestinal pains. If left untreated the pain continues for hours. We found a very easy solution; have the child lie on his stomach with buttocks slightly elevated. Patting and back-rubbing helps ...


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Here's a possible solution I don't see listed above: your child may have problems sucking or latching on. If your child is gaining weight but seems to be eating constantly, this might be a cause. He may not be getting as much milk for his efforts and is also a little hungry/frustrated most of the time. I would talk to your pediatrician about "tongue tie" ...


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Based on commentary from friends of ours who are midwives and community nurses, there are two key information points here: To answer your specific question: No, those caps are just to keep the baby's head warm. They do not offer significant pressure to reshape the skull Trying to do this is unneeded, aside from exceptional cases that the hospital would ...


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My first strong advice is: Be confident on yourself as a parent. Many people will tell you many things that don't necessarily adjust to your baby. 2) Take a prenatal class, trust me, this helped us a lot. Because like you, we didn't have anyone to guide us. 3) Read some books. I think that I review at least two or three books. 4) The first days that you ...


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First and foremost, a 2 month old should not be losing weight, speak to a healthcare professional (midwife, doctor or both). To answer your question, properly formulated stage 1 formula milk is suitable from birth, but it's best to discuss this with your doctor or midwife as there might be other things you want to try. And something else to think about, ...



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