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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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Not a parent of an identical twin here- but one myself. My brother and I are so identical that even our parents and five (yes, five) older brothers can't tell us apart quite frequently. Of course, we purposely wear similar clothing and are very similar in personality, as well. When we were born, our parents were prepared for twins and actually just grabbed ...


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The current scientific consensus is: No. It is not necessary to sterilize bottles, not even for newborns. The only exception are bottle teats made of rubber - the rubber can become porous over time, so occasional sterilization is recommended. However, most bottle teats are made of silicone, which is not affected. The primary safety measure to take with ...



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