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I'm EBF mother my baby of three month had fever and those not feed well and I went to the hospital and the doctor gave me antibiot...
Did your child undergo laboratory tests before those drugs were prescribed?
My baby (3weeks today) grunts each time she wants to poop, she's on EBF.At times while she's grunting and pushing, breastmilk comes out from her mouth and nose and it almost choked her last night, tha...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

You can keep them in the car seat put in an upright position if you are too tired or busy to carry them that long...others can help too.....sometimes that may not work and ....but we will do that only if it so bad and not allowing the baby to gain weight....please see your paediatricians for further management at that point
I have a fever and I am an EBF can I take breastfeeding to my baby. Can I feed her using my breastmilk?
kindly go to the hospital to know the underlying cause of fever, PLEASE DO NOT SELF MEDICATE. Please you can continue breastfeeding, it can not be transmitted.
My daughter is not gaining weight and I'm doing EBF for her. She actually weighed 3.7Kg at birth. When I took her to the hospital...I also noticed she does not sleep deep during the day except if I back her. She cries often as well. People around me are suggesti...
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Probably baby is not satisfied. As a nursing mother, eat well balanced diet and take lots of fluids, such as water, yogurt, fresh fruits juice etc. Check baby weighed afterwards and there will be improvement.
My baby boy is six months today, weight 8.11kg, we are on EBF. Thanks to all the doctors here for ur advice. I wish we don't stop...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Congratulation on the successful completion of Exclusive Breastfeeding. Thank you for the feedback. Please note that WHO recommends two years of breastfeeding
Please educates me more and more. My baby is six months on EBF. birth weight 3.5, now weigh 7.5 hope we are doing well. pls, I als...
The completion of your EBF, your baby's weight is good and within ideal weight range. You can get an age appropriate milk for him. Read more on complementary feeding as you start a new phase.
Please, my baby of 11weeks has little sore in his mouth and anytime he eats, he vomits it.Baby is EBF. And his stool is hard....
A healthy newborn on EBF can not be constipated. However if the child has medical or surgical disorders like Hirschsprung disease or other intestinal obstruction of any cause, the child can be constipated."
My baby is 2 month today on EBF, whenever he poo is always hard although he poo usually after 3 days , I guess it's not normal coz...
It is very rare for exclusively breastfed babies to have constipation. Hope you are not confusing his formed stool as hard.
My baby is 2 months and I'm on Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) , pls can I take green tea. Thanks
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NO, green tea is not recommended for nursing mothers. Kindly always read the pack of any products you take when pregnant or breastfeeding.
My baby of 2weeks+ and on EBF cries a lot at night, and i noticed he was not adding weight. I was advised to see a paedriatrian in...The doctor found out that when he asks me to press my breast but the milk was not rushing. I have been taking a lot of liquid thou...
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Please note that it's normal for babies to lose some weight in the first two weeks after birth because of water loss. But they should add up before sixth week. Kindly ensure that your baby is feeding well..... Feed baby more often and breastfeed to empty one breast before offering the other one.
Will you advise a pacifier for a teething baby? He is 5months and on Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF)
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No ma'am, pacifier is not advisable. Just use soft clean teethers for the child to itch the gums with.
pls for three weeks my baby can't poop unless I enemas her with warm water, secondly she normally has dried throat which at times...
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Please stop the hot water process, your baby is fine. Also note that exclusive breast fed babies do not necessarily poo every day and can stay up to 2 weeks without passing stools as long as the stools come out normal when they finally come.
My baby of 13days doesn't suck she is on Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) since I started using Nospamin for her abdomen since yester...Pls should I be concerned about it or I should stop the drug doe sometimes when I hadn't started the drug her abdomen do bring som...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Please stop give NOSPAMIN! Not recommended. Colic will improve spontaneously on its own.
Can I give my baby Ampiclox syrup to prevent him from getting Apollo because I have it and he is on Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF)....
Hello ma, good evening. NO. Kindly Maintain regular personal hygiene especially regular hand washing and get yourself treated immediately
My 5days old daughter has been stooling frequently. She is on Exclusive Breastfeeding (EBF). Last night she poos more than 5times....
Dear mom, dose the poo sink completely into the diaper like urine? If yes, Watery stools for babies on exclusive breastfeeding means the stools sink into the diaper completely like urine.
My baby of three weeks has not pooed for one week now. She is on EBF. Hope there is no cause alarm.
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It is normal for babies on exclusive breastfeeding not to pass stools every day even up to 2 weeks and as long as the baby is fine...
My 4-week old baby has what the Yorubas called aleefo. What can I do? Help a worried mum pls. She is on EBF
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Good day ma, This terms more commonly refers to a skin disorder called Infantile seborrheic dermatitis (henceforth referred to as ISD). The cause of this disorder is unknown. This rash may be due to child’s response to some organisms in the oily areas of the body namely the scalp, eyebrows behind the ears, or on the neck, cheeks, chest skin folds and diaper area. It's most common in babies under 6 months
My baby is six months old, Ebf baby, can I give cereal and milk together e.g Cerelac and Nan
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You can give if the child does not react to it ma,we also encourage giving age appropriate milk
Why should I do Exclusive breastfeeding?
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Breastfeeding also benefits mothers too not only your baby Exclusive breastfeeding is associated with a natural (though not fail-safe) method of birth control (98% protection in the first six months after birth). It reduces risks of breast and ovarian cancer, type II diabetes, and postpartum depression
Eye gunkWhat is the cause of eye gunk on 3 month old baby started 3days ago and the eye is red

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