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Is MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine important for a year old baby to take even after taking measles vaccine at 9months
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

MMR can be taken in 2 doses– First dose at 12 – 15 months; Second dose at 4 – 6 years, but it is not free, but available at private hospitals and some government hospitals at a cost
Started semi-solids for my girl baby, she poops around five times a day. I can see almost the same quantity of food intake all put...1.Can we expect pooping many times a day once solids are started? During ebf, she poops twice or once per day. 2.Will the nutriti...
how old is your child and please describe what the poo is like? Is it well-formed or watery sinking into the diaper? As long as the stools are normal, there is no need to worry.
Pls if a mother has an infection can it affect the baby?
Hello mom. It depends on the type of infection and the location of the infection.
My boy's tummy is bigger than his body but we have gone Series of test nothing is wrong with him. His genotype is AA. Please Docto...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Bloated tummy is common with toddlers. So if your otherwise healthy toddler has what looks like big tummy... But not hard, no vomiting, no diarrhoea, no constipation.... NO need to worry.
My little niece of four years had a boil on her back and lap, when I made effort to press it, a live maggot came out from both. I...
I had the experience when my daughter was 2 years, it started as a boil and continued till she couldn't bear d pain I took a closer look at it I noticed a movement inside d boil pressed harder lo and behold a life maggot came out. I was shocked,
I did exclusive breastfeeding for my son and he is now 7months and 2weeks on his own he has stopped sucking breast. I hope there i...
have you tried to find out why your baby stopped sucking?
Good evening doctor's & mum's.. pls there is this thing that comes out at the anus of my baby of 1year & 9month old whenever she w...
Rectal prolapse occurs when the lining of a child's rectum protrudes through the anus and outside the body. This can occur because the ligaments and muscles become weakened from problems including chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea or straining while going to the bathroom. You need to take your baby to the hospital immediately. Treat as urgent
A good diagnostics lab in IkejaHi, I'm trying to find a good diagnostics lab in Ikeja. I know Afriglobal is good, but it's always so crowded. Is there somewhe...
I've used Clinix before at Ilupeju and their service was great. You can try them out
15 weeks pregnant unusual symptomGood evening Dr, I am 15 weeks pregnant, I feel something like worm crawling to and fro my throat and my chest, it started when I...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Chest pain in pregnancy is quite common and not usually a reason for concern but your outlined condition is a bit different. WHO recommends deworming using single-dose as a public health intervention for pregnant women, after the first trimester. You will need to talk to your doctor to prescribe your medication for you. Wishing you a safe pregnancy experience
vomitingGood Evening Dr my baby of 10months and some weeks usually throws up when feeding her, she would start by showing the sign that...
Please, try to see a doctor.
Cure to coughingMy Baby of 2years+(precisely she will be 3 by April 5) has been coughing since some days ago. Pls what can I do? Four weeks ago s...
Please take your baby to the hospital asap especially a general hospital. He might be tested for TB and other related diseases. Please treat as urgent. Go very early tomorrow
Good morning doctors and mothers,I have noticed that from the last 3 months,my menses comes in droplets (very small), like 5 day b...
Although spotting is usually not a sign of something serious, it isn't normal. Any time you notice bleeding outside of your period, you should mention it to your primary care doctor or OB-GYN. It's especially important to call your doctor if you're pregnant and notice spotting
Best Formula for my six month oldGood morning house! My daughter just turned six months on friday. Is my Boy infant formula good for baby girls or is it strictl...
It's for both. No cause for alarm
How can fibroid be managed during pregnancy
It can be managed by seeing a doctor at a general hospital, eating foods grown naturally like local rice, wheat, vegetables and fruits.,avoid stress too.
Flat tummyDear mummies in the house. Pls how do I get back my tummy after cs. When I had my other baby my tummy refused to go down. I will n...
Gestational diabetes
Gestational diabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar levels become high during pregnancy. It affects up to 10% of women who are pregnant in the U.S. each year according to report of https://et20slam.net/
Tip toping while workingGood afternoon doctors and mummies in the house. My two and half year old daughter walk normally and tip toes while walking . she...
Don't worry. Sometimes when toddlers are learning to walk, many spend some time walking up on their tip toes, which is known as toe walking
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Can i give my baby of 6month + Ribena to drink?
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Please, do not give Ribena. it is not advisable to introduce sugary drink to your baby and if you must, it shouldn't be introduced until your baby is a year old.
My son is a year and 5 months and I noticed his mouth smells awful whenever he wakes up in the morning and he cries whenever I bru...
Bad breath or "Halitosis" in children can occur due to several reasons like poor oral hygiene, tooth decay, gum disease, infections in the mouth, bacteria on the tongue, dry mouth, tonsil stones, foreign objects in the nose and some medical conditions.