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My One month baby's breast is big and when I was bathing her I press it and something like breastmilk came out of it and today I n...What should I do, please I'm very worried
Just leave it alone, do not massage it. It will resolve on its own.
My son is 7 months plus 3weeks now. He eats a lot like 4-5 times a day(His food is pap mixed with crayfish and milk- "Aptamil"). I...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

As regards the milk any age appropriate milk or formula of your choice is fine.Also offer other form of complementary foods and not just pap.
How can Hepatitis B be cured?
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Hepatitis B can be treated and can also be prevented through vaccination.
My daughter of 6months plus is always scratching her private part.pls help a worried mum
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

To know the specific cause for your baby and for appropriate treatment kindly see a doctor preferably a paediatrician for further evaluation and management.
My 2weeks old baby has not been given BCG and I was told that BCG is the first and compulsory injection given to newborn babies im...I delivered on 23rd, August and I went back to the hospital on Saturday, 1st September to lodged a complaint......and the Matron t...
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There's actually no negative effect though BCG is usually the first injection given to newborns as you've been told, just that baby is not protected from TB infection which is very risky. In this case, you have to keep baby away from visitors/adults that can infect the baby.
My 9 days baby has pains around the umbilical cord through the cord has dropped, could that be normal for her?
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

What your baby is going through is colic. Colic is common. It usually starts a few weeks after birth and often improves by age 3 months. By ages 4 to 5 months, the majority of babies with colic have improved.
My baby has platelet count 643 she is 5-month-old baby. I her platelet count is normal?
When blood tests are requested, ALWAYS take them back to the doctors who requested them for the interpretation. You are not supposed to be doing so! Lab results are usually interpreted in the clinical context.
When is the right time to deworm a child.... My baby is six months now
You can't deworm your 6 months old baby yet. Deworming starts from age 1
Augumetin and Camosunate were prescribed for my son, he is getting better but his appetite is low...
loss of appetite is a side effect of many drugs and the illness itself. But as the child gets better, the appetite will improve spontaneously.
can I give my one year old milo with his own milk
Good morning ma'am,Yes you can give
Where my baby was given BCG at birth is swollen and sometimes bring pores. He is 6months now. Should I be worried?
Good morning mom. Please see a paediatrician as soon as possible.
My 7 weeks baby is having an ear problem, please help
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

What do you mean by ear problem?
How safe is lemon and Lipton for a nursing mother?
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It is okay to take lipton but also note that some degree lipton tea dehydrates more than it hydrates the body. So taking it once in a while shouldn't be a problem but won't advise it should be made a routine drink. Moreover, it's calorie content
Can I give Ovaltine and peak milk to my baby of eight months?
Do not give beverages till I year of age. Kindly wait till then.
At what month is baby supposed to be recognising her mum. My baby of 4 months always hiccups, is it some nothing to worry about
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Usually from 6 weeks....Babies develop social smile and can smile responsively but they know their mother from birth through the smell of breast milk. In fact most babies know their own mother's milk different from that of another
Does teething necessarily cause frequent headache/ emaciation to children?
Teething does not make children ill. It is a normal physiological process. Most babies start cutting their first teeth around 6 - 11 months which coincide with period when exclusive breastfeeding is stopped and complementary feeding is started so there is reduction in the protective factors against ill-health received via breast-milk. This period of 6 - 11 months is also the period that babies begin to also explore the environment more making them to come in contact with germs.
My Baby of 4 months is always throwing up what could be the problem though not on EBF I started giving her formula S.M.A pro1 at 2...
Your baby is not supposed to start taking pap yet . You will need to let baby see a paediatrician since the vomiting is active and not Just passive regurgitation
My baby of 19 weeks has been crying frequently this day especially when eating, she will be pulling her hair and crying and someti...I presumed it was stomach ache so I took her to see a paediatrician and he said it's colic and it will stop. But I doubt it is co...
Your baby is probably having colic, it should resolve on its own without any treatment. It usually starts a few weeks after birth and often improves by age 3 months. By ages 4 to 5 months, the majority of babies with colic have improved.
Is adding red oil to baby's pap is before or after making it and again should I add the egg yolk to his pap before feeding him bec...
You can add a table spoon of palm oil and cook on fire. Egg can also be added, it should be cooked as well, please do not give raw egg. This make the pap a balanced meal.
If a child vomited antibiotic after given to him immediately do I repeat the dose
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Yes, you should repeat the dose after 30 minutes since he vomited it immediately.