pediatric

One month handout

Photo by Unsplash by Ferenc Horvath FEEDING         Feed your baby only when hungry.  Avoid propping the bottle or over-feeding.         Breast milk and iron-fortified formulas are 100% nutrition for babies until 4-6 months of age. Babies don’t need extra water or juice.         Honey should be avoided before one year due to a risk of botulism.         Babies …

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Temper tantrums and timeouts

Photo by Sweet Ice Cream Photography, Unsplash Temper-tantrums Children have tantrums for many reasons. Some are demands for attention, others are out of frustration, anger, or protest. Tantrums can increase in times of stress or change. Typically between tantrums children’s behavior should return to normal.   Signs of tantrums that may need attention are if …

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Cow’s milk alternatives

Not everyone tolerates cow’s milk. Two main problems are intolerance and allergies. First, intolerance is when the gut cannot digest something and when you eat it you get symptoms such as gas, bloating, and diarrhea or constipation. Many teens and adults have lactose (a milk sugar) intolerance. Infants with intolerance are unlikely to have lactose …

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