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Infants Questions

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by 992 · 18 minutes ago

A new study on sun exposure for infants is described in the following CNN article: http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/06/06/sun.exposure.babies/ In fact, sun-related skin changes that occur as early as the first year of life may trigger a cascade... (more)

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Ashley_Roze_ 0 · June 07, 2011 at 1:43 PM

I don't put sunscreen on my 6 month old son. I supplement with vitamin d3 both through my breast milk and Carlson baby drops and I try not to take him on walks around noon. I wait till it's more like 2pm or early, around 10am. he's very fair like... (more)

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by 115 · about 23 hours ago

Preferably some tips besides obvious once like breastfeeding them and not letting them sit by the computer or television all day. Should they get a shot of vitamin-K at birth? Should day have a comforter/pacifier? A baby bouncer? Vaccination?... (more)

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Britt_1 0 · April 29, 2014 at 2:10 AM

Definitely vaccinate!!! I agree with what others have said about skin to skin contact and lots of love!

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by 4283 · about 24 hours ago

Ok, so I looked at all the other cows milk versus goats milk questions on here and I don't know that I seen this question asked elsewhere. A co-worker and I got into a debate today in regards to goat's milk versus cow's milk for infants and... (more)

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Stephen_5 0 · May 04, 2012 at 3:52 PM

Why would one consider feeding a child anything other than breast milk in the first place? If it were my kid, it wouldn't matter if it's from a goat, cow, or whale for that matter. I'd be keeping him or her away from all of them. Assuming the... (more)

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by 340 · October 24, 2014 at 3:22 AM

First question from newbie :) So this source claims that infant weight charts 100 years ago were circa 10% lower (at 1 year of age). We've recently moved our kids to paleo (age 2 y, 2 y, 3 months) and are kind of lost on benchmarking. We... (more)

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Tim_Rangitsch 0 · May 14, 2011 at 3:32 AM

You can troll around Google, and there are different growth charts for Breastfed vs Formula fed. Some linkage here http://www.kellymom.com/babyconcerns/growth/ Have a look into the World Health Organization charts. Our little guy is 13 months... (more)

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by 260 · October 21, 2014 at 4:33 AM

I am planning on breastfeeding, but due to complicated health issues, I am not sure how long I will be able to do so. I have researched the best commercially available infant formulas (according to Weston A. Price and the Paleo community) and... (more)

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by 3742 · October 21, 2014 at 3:46 AM

Just had my second baby a few days ago so am wondering - what are some Paleo practices to start now and that we should plan on in the next few months? He's already breastfed and I try to keep the mom's diet full of as much meat and veggies as... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · April 09, 2012 at 4:52 PM

Congrats! Cosleeping, nursing on demand, elimination communication in a few weeks...supporting mom to rest... breastfeeding for as long as it works for both of them. (ideally 6 months exclusively.) More info... (more)

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