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Is my baby eating too many jars of baby food?

Ask Anne… Answer:  In a word, “yes”.  A five month old baby doesn’t need any food besides breast milk. Baby food is  less nutritious than breast milk, so you are  substituting an inferior food for a superior one. Even if your baby was six  months or older, two jars of food with cereal is way too much. The baby food …

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Do sick breastfeeding babies need Pedialyte?

Ask Anne… Question: My six month old baby has the stomach flu. Her doctor says she needs to stop breastfeeding and drink Gatorade or Pedialyte until the nausea and diarrhea stop. The problem is that she wants to nurse even more now than she did before she got sick. She doesn’t understand why she can’t nurse to sleep like she …

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