Our 10-month-old daughter has come out in pimply bumps on her cheeks. We introduced strawberries.

Our 10-month-old daughter has recently come out in pimply bumps on her cheeks which are sometimes red. We introduced strawberries into her diet just over a week ago which she adores and was eating one each day. Initially, there was no reaction, but now these bumps have appeared. Would you agree that it's likely...

Our 2 year old suffered from colic.

I have a 2 1/2-month-old baby girl. She is gaining weight normally (I have a 2-year-old girl to compare with). Our 2 year old suffered from what we believed at the time to be colic. She would cry each night between 6:00 to 9:00 P.M. This started when she was 5 weeks old and...

How do I figure the proper calorie intake for my 5-month-old son?

I was wondering how to figure the proper calorie intake for my son. He is 5 months old and last week our doctor gave us a formula for figuring the number of calories he needs for his height, weight etc. What is this formula? Have you tried my Healthy Kid Calculator®? If you would send...

I would like to give my son’s daycare a complete list of foods that he can eat without having to take his Lactaid pills.

I have seen the doctor in regards to this, but there was no "real" advice given to help me help my son's daycare! That is my real main concern. Fortunately, my son does take his Lactaid pills, but I would like to be able to give his daycare a complete list of foods that...

I have concern about the question on honey.

I enjoyed your page and I particularly found the Ask the Dietitian section informative. However, I have a concern about the question on honey. You might want to consider adding a bit about not giving honey to infants (on pacifiers, bottle nipples etc.) as honey is rarely if ever, sterilized and Clostridium Botulism spores...

We have a 28-month-old son who has been small all his life, has a small appetite, and frequently skips meals.

We have a 28-month-old son who has been small all his life. He was born at 7 pound, 9 ounces and began falling off the growth chart at approximately 3 months. He breastfed for the first year with solids introduced at 4 months. He currently weighs 21 pound, 4 ounces. He has a small appetite...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with infants and toddlers?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with infants and toddlers? The Pediatric Nutrition dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association specializes in working with infants, children, and adolescents. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state and the type of service you...

My baby is 10 months old. The doctor said not to start meat until the baby is a year old. Why?

My baby is almost 10 months. She went in for her 9-month checkup and the doctor asked what she was eating now. I said that she is eating stage 2 baby food plus her formula (Also). The doctor said not to start meat until the baby is a year old. Can you help me...

I breastfed my daughter until she was 6 months old. Then 2% milk, but she had bad cramps and diarrhea.

I breastfed my daughter until she was six months old. Then I switched her to 2% milk. She had bad cramps and diarrhea. Her doctor did lots of tests on her after she was taken off milk. He also gave her a calcium supplement. She was four years old last summer and can now...

My pediatrician told me to use Isomil on our 4-month-old boy. He is on the Prosobee

My pediatrician told me to use Isomil on our 4-month-old boy. He is on the Prosobee Mead Johnson product now. My question is how different are these two products? My kid has a problem with gas in the middle of the night, which wakes him up screaming from a deep sleep. What suggestions could you...