My friend’s 1-year-old has constipation problems and has been put on a high fiber diet by her doctor.

My friend's one year old has constipation problems and has been put on a high fiber diet by her doctor. She is having difficulty getting the baby to eat raw vegetables. She doesn't like to chew things that are too hard. Do you have any ideas for things she might like to eat? If the...

I hae a 12 month old daughter. Her pediatrician is very concerned taht she is not growing. He requrested I give her antihistimine before bed to increase her appetite....

I have a 12-month-old daughter. She was 6 weeks premature and weighed 5 lb. 8oz. She has been very healthy her first year and had good weight gain the first 6 months. The second 6 months she has only gained 2 1/2 pounds. At her one year check up she weighed 18 lbs. 13...

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...

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...

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...

I have a little guy that has diarrhea. The doctor told me to give him clear liquids, applesauce and banana.

I have a little guy that has had diarrhea for a few days. I brought him to the doctor and he didn't prescribe any medication. He's 16 months old and the doctor told me to give him clear liquids, applesauce, and banana. What else can he have? I would suggest you follow your doctor's advice...

Everything I read says that children do not need salt or sugar.

Everything I read says that children do not need salt or sugar. I made all my own baby food, but now I am confused by some nutrition information on labels. How much sodium or sugar is too much? The labels give milligrams or grams and I don't know what it means. I'm a mother with...

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 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...

I am concerned about my baby’s weight gain compared to the weight charts.

I am concerned about my baby's weight gain relative to the weight charts. Following are her measurements: Age Weight Length birth 8 pounds 5 ounces 21.5 inches 2 months 11 pounds 10 ounces 25 inches 4 months 13 pounds 10 ounces 26.25 inches 6 months 15 pounds 26.75 inches 9 months 16 pounds 9 ounces 27.75 inches   My 9-month-old daughter eats breast milk, fruits, vegetables, rice cereal and whole wheat bagels. Recently, she...