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My baby took his 9months immunization and on the card was written completed I am confused because I learnt children are immunized...
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It depends on me, There may be a slight variation from centre to center .So try inquirer in your nearest PHC
At what month should I start giving my baby teething medicine n which one should I go for?
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Please do not give any teething mixture/powder to your baby. Teething is a normal physiological stage
My baby of 2 years has mouth sore since 6 days ago and she has been using Ampicillin, Oral Nystatin, Vitamin b2 and Vitamin C with...
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Who made the prescriptions? Hope you are not self medicating. Kindly see a doctor for further evaluation and management. The underlying cause of the sores itself must be addressed. Clean the mouth with cotton wool in mild antiseptics like TCP and you can apply bonjela cream for soothing effects as first aid on your way to the hospital for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Treat as urgent.
Can I add groundnut and crayfish (branded) to the pap for 10 months baby, without using age-appropriate milk
Always remember Your baby needs milk most, so do not substitute it with groundnut or crayfish.
My son was born on the 6th June and was given immunization last on 13th August.want to find out his next immunization because it w...
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The NPI vaccines and their schedule are as follows: ⦁ At birth……BCG, OPV, HBV ⦁ 6 weeks…..Penta, OPV ⦁ 10 weeks…Penta; OPV ⦁ 14 weeks…Penta, OPV ⦁ 9 months…Measles, yellow fever ⦁ Vitamin A recommended every 6 months from age 6 months to 5years
What can I do to my 3 months old baby to stop her bringing her tongue out, can I use suckler or pacifier,
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We do not recommend the use of SUCKERS, PACIFIERS, BOTTLES even :) and such for babies on exclusive breastfeeding....It can lead to what we call Nipple confusion and make some babies reject Breastmilk. It also tends to fill babies' tummies with unnecessary gas....as they suck in air.
My baby of 4 months is breathing like she has catarrh and there is no mucus in her nose, is it normal thanks ma
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Some babies' breathing may appear noisy but there is nothing wrong with the airway... Just that the airway is still very soft and pliable... Not rigid like in adult.... So relax or see another Paediatrician for thorough evaluation l
My 1year son always vomits his food either during or after eating. This happens when he uses the feeder to eat. Should I worry or...
Vomiting may be the first sign of illness".Kindly take him to see a doctor for further evaluation and management
My baby of 6months + has been defeating since yesterday up till now what drugs should I give him and I have given him ORS
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Your child is probably having diarrhoea. Kindly give ORS
My nephew of 2months twist at night was can be the cause?
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For the twisting of body that sounds like Colic "Colic is common in babies . It usually starts a few weeks after birth and often improves by age 3 months. Colic requires no medication, By ages 4 to 5 months, the majority of babies with colic have improved
My baby will be four months old in 2days and she has been on EBF, and I would resume work on Monday, I still wish to continue with...
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Breast milk if not stored in the freezer or fridge can only last for 6 hours at normal room temperature
My baby will be a year old,, and she prefers liquids to solids even soups she just spits the leaves out. What do I do?
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my child is not eating, what can I do to make him/her eat more” is one of the most common questions posed by parents to the paediatricians daily. It shows feeding is one area most parents struggle with; especially with the infants and toddlers. Here are some tips to ensure our children are started early on the course of healthy eating. If you struggle with your child in this area, you should find these tips very helpful. Feeding is one of a parent’s most important jobs. It is how we help our children grow healthy and strong. But mealtimes are about much more than food. Meal and snack times give you a chance to help your baby or toddler: Learn healthy eating habits, feel important and loved, feel understood and respected, trust that others will care for her and feel good about her body
is it safe to give a six month + baby pureed sweet potato?
Of course, you can!
Two weeks my baby will be a year old, and she prefers liquids to solids. Even soups she just spits the leaves out. What do I do?
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Feeding is one of a parent’s most important jobs. It is how we help our children grow healthy and strong. But mealtimes are about much more than food. Meal and snack times give you a chance to help your baby or toddler: Learn healthy eating habits, Feel important and loved, Feel understood and respected, Trust that others will care for her and Feel good about her body
I woke up this morning just to discover that my baby eye is reddish. Please, that could be the cause and what should I do.
Dear Mum, does the eye have sticky discharge.
I noticed fever from my baby's body yesterday, and when I removed his clothes around 1 am, I noticed that his body is reddish in c...
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Kindly see a doctor preferably a paediatrician or dermatologist for appropriate treatment. Their are different types of rashes with different causes which also may require different treatment. Most have to be seen before the right diagnosis can be made and treatment commenced.
My 1year old child has been coughing for a month now. The first time we saw a doctor they gave us vitamin C syrup, Tuxil and one t...
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Bronchial asthma or tuberculosis can cause persistent/prolonged cough. Any child coughing for more than 2 weeks should be seen by a paediatrician for further evaluation and management.
Hello moms, Please I will like to know what causes baby of two months and 3weeks to poo green faeces, started today and she is on...
There are 2 different types of nappy rashes in broad categories....those due to irritation from the urine and diaper...and those rashes that tend to occur in the nappy areas....It takes a Paed dermatologist to differentiate
Can a breastfeeding mother of 10months embark on a detox and weight loss process?
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Dieting and weight loss therapies are not recommended for breastfeeding mums.
My 9month old baby just stopped breastfeeding, though I tried forcing her to, she won't still yield, should I keep trying or I sho...
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You may need to see a Paediatrician for further evaluation to know why the baby is refusing to suck and how to help you further