Browse by category
Pls house.. What can cause my baby poo to be green? She was on nan1 b4 i change to lactogen
My baby took his 9months immunization and on the card was written completed I am confused because I learnt children are immunized...
  • Best Answer
It depends on me, There may be a slight variation from centre to center .So try inquirer in your nearest PHC
At what month should I start giving my baby teething medicine n which one should I go for?
  • Best Answer
Please do not give any teething mixture/powder to your baby. Teething is a normal physiological stage
My baby of 2 years has mouth sore since 6 days ago and she has been using Ampicillin, Oral Nystatin, Vitamin b2 and Vitamin C with...
  • Best Answer
Who made the prescriptions? Hope you are not self medicating. Kindly see a doctor for further evaluation and management. The underlying cause of the sores itself must be addressed. Clean the mouth with cotton wool in mild antiseptics like TCP and you can apply bonjela cream for soothing effects as first aid on your way to the hospital for a proper diagnosis and treatment. Treat as urgent.
Can I add groundnut and crayfish (branded) to the pap for 10 months baby, without using age-appropriate milk
Always remember Your baby needs milk most, so do not substitute it with groundnut or crayfish.
My boy of 2years and four months, mistakenly match nail, should I give him an injection
Yes you should give him tetanus injection immediately. According to Dr Gbemisola pls take the Tetanus Toxoids at a Government hospital.... at a Health Center or Teaching Hospitals..... All these roadside chemists do not keep the vaccines properly.
My son was born on the 6th June and was given immunization last on 13th August.want to find out his next immunization because it w...
  • Best Answer
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
How do I know if my exclusively breastfed baby is given water in the crèche? Are there signs I can use to tell?
There are no physical signs, kindly ensure you provide enough breast milk for your Baby and informed them he or she is on EBF hence no need for water
Please, the drug prescribed for my baby, She threw up within 10mins I administered the drug. Should I repeat the dosage?
Wait for another 30minutes before repeating the drugs...
What can I do to my 3 months old baby to stop her bringing her tongue out, can I use suckler or pacifier,
  • Best Answer
We do not recommend the use of SUCKERS, PACIFIERS, BOTTLES even :) and such for babies on exclusive breastfeeding....It can lead to what we call Nipple confusion and make some babies reject Breastmilk. It also tends to fill babies' tummies with unnecessary gas....as they suck in air.
My baby of 4 months is breathing like she has catarrh and there is no mucus in her nose, is it normal thanks ma
  • Best Answer
Some babies' breathing may appear noisy but there is nothing wrong with the airway... Just that the airway is still very soft and pliable... Not rigid like in adult.... So relax or see another Paediatrician for thorough evaluation l
I'm a nursing mother, am having whitlow, can I take Lincomycin or any other antibiotics .thanks
Self medication is discouraged especially as a nursing mother. There are some antibiotics that are safe for breastfeeding mums. However, do not self medicate please see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment
I love babymigo
I love it too
My 1year son always vomits his food either during or after eating. This happens when he uses the feeder to eat. Should I worry or...
Vomiting may be the first sign of illness".Kindly take him to see a doctor for further evaluation and management
My baby is running temperature and should be going for her 9months immunization today. Pls, I need ur advice, should we go ahead w...
Yes, do not go ahead with the immunisation for now.A child with HIGH FEVER SHOULD NOT be immunised. Wait until the fever has stopped and underlying cause treated before going for the immunisation.
My baby of 6months + has been defeating since yesterday up till now what drugs should I give him and I have given him ORS
  • Best Answer
Your child is probably having diarrhoea. Kindly give ORS
Can warm water be given to a newborn baby since the breast milk is not flowing well
it is wrong to give water to a newborn. She advises that if the mother is not lactating yet, breast milk substitute should be given (i.e formula aged 0 - 6 months). Also ensure baby is still put to breast frequently to kick start lactation as breast milk is the best food for any baby in the first 6 months of life (no water, agbo, e.t.c)
I want to know if there are immunization for 5yrs and 7yrs. If yes, may I know the names? Thanks
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

es there's immunization and every Immunization is important for a child .Kindle read through the immunization chat . ⦁ 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 MMR – First dose at 12 – 15 months; Second dose at 4 – 6 years ⦁ MCV – usually given at age 2 years (can be administered from age of one year) ⦁ Varicella vaccine – usually from age
My nephew of 2months twist at night was can be the cause?
  • Best Answer
For the twisting of body that sounds like Colic "Colic is common in babies . It usually starts a few weeks after birth and often improves by age 3 months. Colic requires no medication, By ages 4 to 5 months, the majority of babies with colic have improved
My baby will be four months old in 2days and she has been on EBF, and I would resume work on Monday, I still wish to continue with...
  • Best Answer
Breast milk if not stored in the freezer or fridge can only last for 6 hours at normal room temperature