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How to start a new feeding/sleep schedule for a 6 month old?

My 6 month old grandson has no feeding / sleep schedule. He was born 3 weeks early, weighing 5 lbs. My daughter in law, Liz, is breastfeeding. The Dr. told her to feed as often as possible to get his...

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Is my infant not feeding enough and sleeping too much? [closed]

Our baby boy is 11 days old and the last 2 days has been feeding 5-6 hours apart and sleeping between. He feeds for about 10-15 min on each breast and sometimes takes up to an hour to get back to...

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How do you warm the milk in a-drop in liner style bottle?

We're using Playtex drop-in bottles, and they say not to microwave. I don't know much about bottle warmers because our daughter would drink room-temperature milk until just recently (she's 1 y.o. now...

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8-month-old wants to eat in the night but won't take milk

Our 8-month-old girl eats lots - she's almost completely weaned because she has no interest in breast or formula milk during the day. She has breast milk once a night at the moment but my supply is...

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How to get rid of the night feed (dream feed)? Baby won't sleep through the...

The baby is almost 12 months old. She has 2 naps a day (sometimes 3), can usually sleep through the night and her evening schedule is approximately: 04:00 PM wake up from nap, and have fruit or baby...

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Our 4-month-old child is allergic to milk products. Can we start giving him...

My 4-month-old son is allergic to milk products and as per pediatrician's advice we're giving him formula milk Zerolac – and no breastmilk. Can someone advise whether we can start giving him the solid...

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2 month old doesn't cry in the middle of the night for food, only smacks her...

My 2 month old doesn't often cry when she is hungry, especially in the middle of the night. In the night, more often I awake, and hear her smacking her lips or trying to feed on her hand. Sometimes...

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Our 10 month old baby spits food in our faces to entertain us

We've had no problems feeding our 10 months old baby, and in general she eats (almost) all her meals without complaining. However, she figured out a few weeks back that spitting out the food is fun,...

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Are there automatic dripping milk feeders?

Does any device exist to automatically feed the baby milk, like how a IV (glucose line) continously drips glucose water? I have in fact seen a similar apparatus (not like how I want) in breast pump...

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If you can't spoil a newborn, when "can" you spoil a baby?

So I heard you cannot spoil a newborn. While I don't take it 100% at face value I do believe attending her needs is more important than worrying about spoiling her. Now the question is, when can a baby...

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Is it okay to reuse disposable bottle nipples?

We were sent home from the hospital with some small botttles and (regular sized?) nipple tops that came individually wrapped in sterile packaging that says "use once". We got a few bottles at the...

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What to do about my 4-month-old's messy feeding schedule?

I have a 4-month-old baby. No matter how much I try, I just can't have a schedule for feeding her. She can be not willing to take a feed for 4 hours to asking for feed every hour. I tried to do eat...

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Is it ok to let my 3-month-old sleep through the night? [duplicate]

I have a 3-month-old child. My pediatrician told me that you shouldn't let a baby sleep through the night until she/he is at least 4 months old. Even if they are gaining weight. But my little one from...

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Make a newborn baby (less than one month) sleep at night

My son was born on 26th January this year. My wife currently cannot breastfeed, so during his time in hospital he was fed every 3 hours: 0:00, 3:00, 6:00, 9:00, 12:00, 15:00, 18:00, 21:00 with Nestle...

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Why do my 14-month-old twins cry whenever they drink milk or water?

Whenever we try to feed any liquid to (both of) our 14-month-old twin girls, they cry. This includes milk, water or any kind of liquid. They don't use a bottle anymore, so we are using a spoon to feed...

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How to get baby feeding to the next level?

My baby is 11 months old now. My wife and I feed him with a spoon. He sits in his chair all well and opens his mouth when the spoon arrives. He starts to grab at the spoon and I think he may be ready...

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Feeding a newborn throughout the night without letting him cry

My wife and I have a newborn on the way in a few months, and I was wondering about one aspect of night-feedings. Popular wisdom is that we shouldn't let the baby get to the point that they're crying...

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Best practices for supplementing with formula for a tired mom

Before I get into the question I'll mention that I fully understand the benefits of breastfeeding, and my wife and I do intend to attempt to breastfeed, hopefully as much as we can. However, with the...

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How much soup is a baby expected to eat?

My baby is 7 months old and tends to resist eating soup and she rarely finishes the whole plate that I prepared for her. I am not sure whether I should insist more than I already do in order to give...

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Should extra milk be given to 2-year-old at bedtime if not eating solids well...

Our little boy is 2 years old, and we are still giving him a large amount of formula milk at bed time. He is not a good eater, and we don't want him to get hungry in the night. Is it recommended to...

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Unwanted behavior at table, our usual approach is failing so far

Our 11 month old has gotten fairly good at knowing what she may and may not touch around the flat (e.g. a dangerous table, curtains etc.). When she approaches or actually gets her hand on such stuff,...

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Why does my son's food/milk intake drop to 1/3 of usual at his grandparents'...

Every week we stay over at my parents' place for three nights and for some reason my one-year-old son's food and milk intake drops to 1/3 of his usual. We use the same bottles, same milk powder, same...

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How can I get our baby awake enough to feed and nurse?

We've been told a few times that our situation is ideal, that we shouldn't be worried about it, but our newborn (going on two weeks Wednesday) seems content to sleep for hours at a time, only really...

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2 year old sensitive gag reflex

My 2 year old daughter recently got diagnosed with a developmental delay and being on the autism spectrum. Since a few months old when I began trying to feed her solids, she would always gag and throw...

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My 9-week old son keeps falling asleep during feeding - how can I prevent...

Whenever we try to feed our son a bottle, he drinks about 1 or 2 ounces, then slowly drifts to sleep, and slows down to such a gradual pace that he's not actually taking in anything at all. This seems...

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Best mealtime for babies to eat protein

The CDC write By the time he or she is 7 or 8 months old, your child can eat a variety of foods from different food groups. These foods include infant cereals, meat or other proteins, fruits,...

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3 Month Old Baby Falls Asleep After Crying At Night - Should We Wake Them...

This just happened to me and I've been trying to find an answer online to no avail. My son started crying a little bit ago, so we started to heat up a bottle. Both my wife and I had to use the master...

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How do I adjust the 5-point harness on my high chair so my baby is comfortable?

I have a fairly standard 5-point harness setup for my high chair (Graco Slim Snacker), and I've noticed that as my baby gets bigger, his hips start to slide forward in the chair, and the strap that...

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Night feed weaning at six months

My wife and I have two children under three years old. When our first was smaller (about 14 months) we were still feeding him throughout the night. That was until a friend of ours recommended weaning...

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What kind of meats are safe to feed to a 13-month old?

My 13-month old boy is transitioning from jars of Gerber Baby Food to table food. He does very well on toast and cheerios and other similar things, but he doesn't much like eggs, and we want to make...

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