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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.
My 20days old baby didn't poop for a whole day but pooed just once the next day but very difficult cos has been making effort all...
How was the baby poo when he eventually did? Was it hard or normal?
My baby is 2 months and 1 week, for 2 days he hasn't poo, pls what should do, WE ARE ON EBF
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Nothing to worry about ma, It is normal for babies on exclusive breastfeeding not to poo every day .....even up to 2 weeks.
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 on EBF passing hard stool. Was ask to do X-ray, which came out ok and d doctor said baby is fine that I should continue br...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

X-rays only does not tell you a baby is fine depending on the condition.... This kind of cases are best managed by specialists at Teaching Hospitals. Kindly take the child back to the hospital preferably a Teaching Hospital to see a Paediatric Surgeon for further evaluation and management
My mother suspects that my two months son might not be getting enough milk from me...she suggested I buy him milk... I want to kno...The reason for this is that he is restless which I believe it's just colic. I'm a first-time mother. I'm on Exclusive breastfeedi...
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Colic does not mean child is not getting enough breast milk. Kindly continue with the exclusive breastfeeding and do not buy artificial milk.
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.
For some days now, my 11weeks old baby always poo after breastfeeding, should I be worried or what should I do? He is on exclusive...
Frequent poo is normal in EBF babies. If the stool is not watery then there's nothing to worry about.
My child weighing 4.7kg at birth and 7kg at 6months, is it OK? He is on EBF and just completed.
AT BIRTH.....the BIRTH WEIGHT normally ranges from 2.5kg to 4.0kg Any weight below 2.5 is LOW BIRTH WEIGHT Any weight above 4.0kg is LARGE FOR AGE BIRTH WEIGHT or MACROSOMIC or BIG baby After birth, Babies FIRST LOSE WEIGHT in the first 10 days.....before regaining their birth weight by the 14 day...... So it is not unusual or babies to lose weight first....Don't panic.....This is as a result of loosing fluids, inadequate feeds at the beginning and so on....but as the feeding become established they regain their birth weight at 2 weeks Babies gain weight thereafter usually about 30g per day for term babies; 20g per day for preterm babies That is roughly about 1kg per month for term babies and 600g per month for preterm babies
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 baby is 11 weeks old. He has been passing watery stool which is dark yellow. Almost like green.he can change like 7 to 8 diaper...He has also started vomiting sometimes after a feed. He used to be on formula when he was admitted at the hospital but has been di...
Babies on EBF can poo several times daily and sometimes not poo for days. Stool with Semi formed solids like melon is normal for EBF babies as long as the stools is not watery. That is does not sink into the diaper like urine. Then it's normal
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...
Have just introduced Cerelac to my baby of 6 months and 2 weeks, cause I just completed the exclusive breastfeeding, but I noticed...
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hHiccups are common and nothing to worry about in infants... They usually resolve spontaneously on their own. It is caused by the stretching of the diaphragm in Babies You don't have to do anything, it will resolve on it's own.
My 5 days old son has colic. He's on exclusive breastfeeding. I'm trying to find any previous posts on the topic but I'm unable to...
Burp ur baby after each feed, do gentle oil massage with olive on his or abdomen. Lie him on ur body, abdomen to abdomen whenever d pain starts. You baby will overcome it soon.
Doc please I do Exclusive breastfeeding for my baby who is 4 months now. He is very strong and always happy but my concern is abou...
A 4 months old baby should be on exclusive breastfeeding alone. Not water, not anything. If for health or any other reasons you can not breastfeed exclusively, kindly give age-appropriate milk/formula and hold till 6 months to introduce complementary feeding.
Which milk is good for a baby of six months because I am doing exclusive breastfeeding I want to mix it with Pap thanks in advance...
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Good afternoon, Please get any infant formula appropriate for child's age labeled 6-12 months.