Here is some information on what to do for infant constipation that you might find helpful. Have you spoken with your son's doctor since the prune juice and mineral oil stopped working? He/She may have more suggestions or ideas as to what may be causing his constipation. Please let us know how he is doing!View Thread
This month-by-month baby development series says that by 8 months babies may be able to pull themselves to a standing position, so at 7 1/2 months it sounds like he is on track. It may be a good idea to discuss milestones with your son's pediatrician so that you know a rough estimate of where he should be and what to expect. Hope this helps!View Thread
This article explains newborn's breathing patterns and what they could possibly mean. If you are concerned about his breathing, it would be a good thing to speak with your pediatrician about. Please let us know how he is doing!View Thread
Hi, As this article says , some babies can start to roll from tummy to back at 4 months old, but most start around 6 months . This article on development has some information on where most babies are developmentally on things like sleep, motor skills, etc at 2 months old. This slideshow outlines some of the milestones your son will accomplish in his first year, and a rough timeline on when you can expect those to occur. Hope this helps!View Thread
Does he have plenty of wet diapers still? It might be a good idea to ask your pediatrician at what point you should be concerned so that you know what he is thinking. 2 weeks does sound like a long time, but others in here have posted that their doctors said it was normal for their children to go 11 days. Just keep consulting with your pediatrician, and please let us know how your son is doing!View Thread
Many parents let their baby's "cry it out." As this article on baby sleep says, "It depends on the baby and it depends on the age. The method of crying it out has been the most studied and it works for many babies, but you should talk to your pediatrician about whether it's right for yours. Some babies get tired and go to sleep after crying, but some just get angrier. So, where crying it out works for many babies, it doesn't work for all of them." Hope this helps!View Thread
If your son still has these symptoms, I think that it would be best to ask your pediatrician for advice on whether this is dehydration and, if so, what should be done about it. This article explains some of the signs of dehydration in infants and says that your baby should have around 6 wet diaper a day. How is he doing today?View Thread
If you son is still experiencing this extreme diarrhea, the best thing to do would be to get your son in to see a doctor. This article has some good information about diarrhea in babies, including signs of dehydration to look for, and when it is important to contact the doctor asap. It also contains some at-home treatments you might be able to try if you feel that the diarrhea is lessening. Please let us know how he is doing!View Thread
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