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My baby is nine months old and he has not yet crawl is it normal
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

The baby will crawl when ready.... If not crawling by 1 year see a Paediatrician preferably a Developmental Paediatrician for further evaluation.
Child's healthPlease assist me. Since I gave birth to my son he's been choking and he's just 2weeks and 2 days old. Please I'm worried. Help
Go see a paediatric doctor immediately and treat as urgent please.
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.
Pls can Dano milk full cream be added to the pap of a six-month child.
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

There are nutrients added to infant formula that are very important for brain growth, protection against infections etc that make the age appropriate formula as close to breast milk as possible. These essential nutrients are not present in the adult or regular cow milk
Pls, I noticed something about my baby she is almost 10months old whenever I give her any food containing egg she vomits after abo...Last week I gave her boiled egg, and she vomited and had stomach upset I guess, today I made noodles and broke the egg in it now s...
Signs of allergy includes Rashes, itching, nausea , vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, cough, swelling on the body etc are all signs of food allergy and/or intolerance......Food allergy is worse than the intolerance"...For treatment kindly avoid food you suspect are responsible for the allergic reaction. Kindly visit the hospital if persistent or still concerned
I don't know which cream to use on my 8 months old baby. Her hair scalp, face, ears are fair in complexion but the other parts re...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

We do not recommend any brand of cream, kindly avoid heavily perfumed products. Use hypoallergenic products like vaseline blue seal without perfume, shea butter, coconut oil, olive oil, sebamed products e.t.c. The chances of allergic reaction is less with such. You can also use the popular products as long as your children does not react to them.
Please I will like to know if immunization can be given to a baby in the space of 3weeks. She had her Penta 2 and PCV 2 when she w...
Good day ma'am, your baby was supposed to take the Penta 2 and OPV2 at 10 weeks and not 11 weeks. They may not be aware that your baby is 11 weeks which was why they fixed her for that date. Kindly read the detailed information on immunization from the link below.
I want to know how to clean female baby virginal very well when talking bath compare to Adult don't use soap use water is it appli...
Hello ma'am, yes simply wash with soap and water during bath. Avoid dipping hand inside the vagina..... Just watch the surface known as the vulva.
Body rachesPlease my baby is having alefo on his body and head please what can I use ?
I use cacatin cream for my baby and it worked.Try it
Pls my 7-month baby has refused to drink water, what can I do
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Hello ma'am, its quite common. Please make sure to give water at intervals not just during meals.
My main concern about the phenobarbitone it's the side effects there is a whole lot of them don't you think it would have a drasti...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Hello ma, kindly tell your cousin to explain her fears and concern to the doctor that prescribed this drug for the child. Thank you
Pls, what is Bacillary Diarrhea?
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Diarrhoea is frequent loose watery stools. It occurs when the fluid cannot be absorbed from the contents of an individuals bowel or when extra fluid is secreted into the bowel causing watery stool. Usually it could be a symptom of bowel infection called Gastroenteritis which can be caused by some harmful micro organisms that may result from food poisoning I.e drinking contaminated water or eating contaminated food. It could be Acute or Chronic Diarrhoea. Acute Diarrhoea :- This occurs suddenly and usually last a few days to weeks but resolves on its own. Chronic Diarrhoea :- onset is not sudden and it usually lasts well over two weeks, this needs urgent medical attention to find the underlying cause and initiate treatment with the dreaded complication of both being Dehydration of varying degrees. Prevention and treatment should commence fast especially in children to avoid fatalities.
Is there a dosage for orange juice given to a 7 months old baby?
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It has to be fresh orange juice...Squeezed from the fruits in your own kitchen. Not the store bought concentrate o....and you Should Dilute in 10 minutes ....that is 1ml of juice should have 9ml of clean boiled water or distilled water added for 6 - 8 months....after that you can begin to give the juice without any dilution
Good day, amiable doctors and moderators in the house...God bless you all for your selfless services. Kindly direct me to a link o...She was given coartem tabs but she vomited about 2 or 3 doses (she has always resisted oral drugs right from birth). Right now, sh...
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Greenish stools suggest inadequate feeding , starvation stools or may also be a reflection of some pigments in your own food or drug intake. Kindly breast feed exclusively on demand or at least every three hours and empty one breast thoroughly before switching to the next during feeding...Also kindly check your food and all intakes generally
Pls doctors, Is it advisable for a person to use a drug called (mawu mawu and yodi) ?
I hope giving a 6 months old baby Cerelac cereal is not bad
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There is nothing bad in giving a 6months old baby cerelac as long as it is age appropriate and the baby doesn't react to it. Also, try to introduce other kinds of foods to your baby and continue breastfeeding.
Good day house, Pls I have a question my cousin's baby that is 9months old does not have full control of her neck although she had...
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hello ma, good afternoon. Your cousin should continue giving the drug as prescribed by the Doctor and follow the Doctor's instruction. She should also ensure not to miss her clinics when given appointment to see the Doctor. Babies normally gain control of their neck between 3-4 months after birth. Kindly see a Paediatric Neurologist for evaluation and management.
Pls, my amiable doctors...What age can one know a baby's complexion?
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Skin colour is genetic...All babies are born fair at birth but the dark ones will eventually become black. It has nothing to do with cream or soap but the melanocytes in their skin.
Please Doc, what type of drip can someone with typhoid take
Please what's the correct dosage of erythromycin for a 4months old baby? Is it 2.5mls or 5mls? 5mls was prescribed though. Thanks....
Antibiotics are not to be used without a Doctor's prescription". And since it was prescribed by a doctor, He's in the best place to ascertain appropriate dosage after physically examining the Child.