Here is a video on baby skin conditions that you might find helpful. Has your son been vaccinated against chickenpox? It might be a good idea to bring him to the doctor if he still has these symptoms just to rule out chickenpox and to get the proper treatment if any is necessary. Please let us know how you are doing!View Thread
This article on overfeeding a baby has a lot of information that you may find helpful, including a chart with average feeding amounts based on your baby's weight. If your daughter weighs between 6 and 8 pounds, then 2-3 ounces (60-90 ml) per feeding is on average correct. Other weights and amounts are also listed, and of course every baby is different. If you are concerned, a quick call to your pediatrician may be best. Oftentimes, a baby that is being overfed will show signs of discomfort (gas, crying, spotting up more than usual, loose stools, etc.). Please let us know how you both are doing View Thread
I hope that your daughter's symptoms have cleared. If not, it may be a good idea to have her pediatrician take a look. Also, here is some information on how to soothe your child's cold that you may find helpful now or in the future. Please let us know how you both are doing!View Thread
Is your daughter still having trouble passing gas? Have you spoken with her pediatrician about her symptoms to rule out any digestive problems that may need attention? This article on gas in babies has some suggestions as to what may be a possible cause of persistent gas. Is it possible your daughter's gas could be a result of acid reflux? Here is some more information on reflux in infants. Finally, here is some information on how to help your baby feel better when she has gas -- feeding position, burping, changing bottle nipples, etc are all discussed. Please let us know how you both are doing!View Thread
This article does say that thickening your baby's formula with a small amount of rice cereal may help with acid reflux, but you may want to consult your grandson's doctor first. The article also suggests burping your baby a few times during each feeding, keeping him upright for 30 minutes after each feeding, and giving smaller meals more often as opposed to a few large meals. I hope one of these works and your grandson finds some relief soon! Please let us know how you both are doing with this!View Thread
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This article explains some rashes and other skin conditions that newborns can get. There is a section on blotchy looking rashes, which seems to be closest to the photo you provided. Rashes are very common in newborns and most are nothing to worry about and go away in a few days or weeks, but it is always a good idea to have your baby's rash looked at by a medical professional.
Does your baby have any other symptoms? Fever, itching, etc?View Thread