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the right food for babieshello mum in the house, please what is the right form of milk powdered that can be giving to a child of 6month
She's 27 days old today but lost her mom on her 8 days of birth, she later weighed 1.9kg the next day we lost her mom because we t...
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Sorry for the loss About babies weight, they begin to 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.
My baby is 8months old but hasn't brought out any teeth hope nothing is wrong, please?
Your baby is teething when his or her first set of teeth, called primary teeth break through the gums. When does teething typically start? Teething usually begins around 6 months of age. But it is normal for teething to start at any time between 3 months and 12 months of age. By the time your child is about 3 years old, he or she will have all 20 primary teeth. The lower front teeth usually come in first. Upper front teeth usually come in 1 to 2 months after the lower front teeth.
please what can make someone who did CS to be feeling cold. The CS was done 13weeks ago and the outer skin has healed.
Please what can you prescribe to remove eczema-like reaction on my less than 2 months old baby?
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Good day sir , kindly take your child to see a paediatrician preferably a dermatologist for proper treatment.
Please what can I use to remove reactions like eczema on my less than 2 months old baby?
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Kindly don't self medicate and see a doctor or dermatologist for treatment of the skin reaction.
I wanted to eat plantain people around said I shouldn't that it will cause stomach ache because it's not long I put to birth. Medi...
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A breastfeeding mom needs to eat well nourishing balanced diet. She should only avoid foods and spices that make her baby fussy or show allergic reactions. So if plantain make your baby fussy or show allergic reaction, then avoid it but if it does not you can go ahead and have it. The only thing she needs to clearly avoid is taking unprescribed medication.
Good day doc, Please at what age is ok to wean a child.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months (no formula or other foods) and that breastfeeding continue for up to 2 years
Its just gum no teeth yet. She has 4 teeth down and 4 up. It's 2 of d lower side gums that are swollen. She is yet 2 bring out the...
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kindly see a dentist as earlier advised as regards the swollen gums so as to allay your fears.
My baby will be 10weeks by next week but does not take more than 60ml of expressed breast milk at a feed. She feeds on at most 4 b...
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The quantity of milk to be taken depends on the babies weight. Babies require approximately 100ml per kg per day. So check your babies weight, then express about 100ml for each kg everyday. Then divide the total quantity expressed into portions to be fed every 3hours.
Her body is very hot and I don't have an instrument to check it. As for her sleep, it changed she sleeps as if she is too weak to...
Dear Ma'am, please do not keep your baby in the house any longer. From the signs, its glaring that your baby is not feeling good. As a matter of urgency, take your baby to the hospital now for proper assessment and treatment.
Can I use bells cough syrup for an 8 months old baby, a doctor prescribed it at the General hospital but going through the descrip...
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COUGH SYRUP IS NOT THE TREATMENT FOR COUGH.... Kindly note that most cough are due to viral infections and will resolve on their own....There is no need to give antibiotics....Keep warm, exclusive breastfeeding and avoid any one adult or child with colds. If your child is breathing fast or having fever or breathing with difficulty, it could be pneumonia, kindly see a doctor immediately.... We Paediatricians are usually not comfortable to cough syrup being given first to infants.. I.e below 1 year..... This is because it sedates and makes it difficult for the children to breath well especially a child that has pneumonia with increased work of breathing...
Hey, doc what causes myasthenia gravis in kids?
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The bodies produce antibodies that are supposed to protect against foreign body but this time they actually attack the body own tissues. In Myasthenia Gravis, this occurs at the level where the nerves and muscles communicate called Neuromuscular junction. This is what causes the weakness of some of the muscles observed in Myasthenia Gravis. Severity depends on how bad it is. There are some other mild variations of the same disease with the cause but this is the simplest explanation in a layman term I can give.
My baby of a year and five months had tonsilitis and difficulty in breathing. Although she was on admission and was treated. My co...
Tonsillitis on its own does not affect breathing. I guess your baby may have additional issues for example adenoids enlargement
My daughter just had her immunisation at six weeks on Thursday the 23rd. I know that she was supposed to be injected on the left t...I meant why not two times but my nunu was crying a lot I even forgot to ask.the nurse gave her de drops in de mouth and she gave t...
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It's good you are conversant with the immunizations given to your baby. Here are the vaccines: 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 NB: Penta vaccine is Diphtheria, Pertussis, Tetanus, Hepatitis B and Haemophilus influenza type B (HiB) vaccines (5 in 1) in one shot (already pre-formulated).
My 4yr old baby now urinates a lot. She can urinate 3 times within an hour. Is it normal
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It is not normal for a child to pass urine 4 or 5 times in one hour. If the child cries or always feel pain while passing urine frequently in addition it is most likely urinary tract infection. Kindly see a doctor for proper evaluation including laboratory tests and treatment.
Pls can two months baby start using Syrup medicine
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Good day ma, was the drugs prescribed my a doctorjQuery32105982868957788203_1599569443041 If no please do not self medication.Make sure your doctor prescribes it... Don't do self medication
My baby is 7months and she developed fever since Thursday and I been giving her paracetamol.today, she was her playful self until...
Using a thermometer, if the reading is more than 37.4, then your baby has a fever.
Pls, my baby was given both Penta and the other one on the same leg(right) at 10weeks, because I complained of the swelling on the...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Good day ma,"Penta injection is usually given deep into the muscles. One of the side effects is swollen/red injection site due to some mild bleeding into the muscle. It needs to be properly managed so it does not become infected and turn into an abscess. The simple treatment is to apply ice pack or small piece of ice block wrapped in handkerchief on it intermittently for the first 2 -3 days. It will go down. Also avoid too much handling of the affected limb as the site is usually sore. It should resolve in 2 – 3 days but if it persists and/or become bigger and soft with pus inside – that is an abscess, pls go back to the Hospital or Health Centre do it can be drained and additional treatment including antibiotics will be given
Is it normal that my daughter of 2 weeks old poo very frequent; 4 times in a day.
Frequent poo is normal in EBF babies.