A: It’s wise to avoid adding any extra salt to your baby’s food. Babies and children only need a tiny amount of salt in their diets, and that…

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Excessive caffeine in mom’s diet can contribute to reflux. Allergy should be suspected in all infant reflux cases. According to a review article in Pediatrics [Salvatore 2002], up…

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Do babies facial features change? A newborn’s face may look quite puffy due to fluid accumulation and the rough trip through the birth canal. The infant’s facial appearance…

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Age 50th percentile length for male babies 50th percentile length for female babies 1 month 21.5 in (54.7 cm) 21.25 in (53.7 cm) 2 months 23 in (58.4…

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Baby wipes may cause some kids to develop itchy, scaly, red rashes, a new study shows. Until now, there haven’t been any reports of allergic reactions to moist…

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The normal stool of a breastfed baby is yellow and loose (soft to runny) and may be seedy or curdy. After 4 – 6 weeks, some babies stool…

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Cold sores (also called fever blisters) are a common problem in children. They usually appear outside the mouth. Cold sores often begin as 1 or a cluster of…

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You should always select fresh organic apples when preparing for baby food. Make sure you minimize cooking time to help preserve vitamins and nutrients in the apple. You…

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Unopened cans of formula generally last a year—and this is the one food you don’t want to serve past its use by date. It has nothing to do…

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When should I introduce cow’s milk? You can introduce 3.25% homogenized whole cow’s milk at 9 to 12 months of age once your baby is eating a variety…

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