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I noticed my baby of 5months has been stooling frequently as she began to bring out tooth. Since u always advise that there is no...
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If the baby is exclusively breastfed, there is no need to worry. Kindly pay attention to your own diet and avoid herbal remedies or drugs that are not prescribed by the doctors which may pass via the breast milk to affect the baby. Avoid heavy spicy or flavoured foods as well as some also affect the baby when passed via the breast milk to the baby! If MUCUS persists in the stools kindly see a Paediatrician for thorough evaluation and management
My baby is 11 weeks old. He has been passing watery stool which is dark yellow. Almost like green.he can change like 7 to 8 diaper...He has also started vomiting sometimes after a feed. He used to be on formula when he was admitted at the hospital but has been di...
Babies on EBF can poo several times daily and sometimes not poo for days. Stool with Semi formed solids like melon is normal for EBF babies as long as the stools is not watery. That is does not sink into the diaper like urine. Then it's normal
I want to ask is it necessary that when you are bathing a baby you have to turn the baby hands to his/her back so that when baby...
No, it's not necessary. Just bath the baby normal and also there's no need for twice a day bath.
My baby of 10 months is not adding weight she is 7kg and she is eating well, is it normal
Empty UterusMy LMP was 7th Jan., placed on 50mg progesterone weekly after a positive Urine and blood pregnancy test. Went in for TVS at 6wk...
So sorry to hear about your experience. Note that you shouldn't border yet until further tests and scans are conducted in few days or weeks. There are two possibilities in this instance, the one is that the pregnancy is too early, or is not advancing due to implantation factors or the second possibility is that of an ectopic pregnancy. If the pregnancy is too early, the uterus might be empty and you'll need to do another test. So you can't conclude anything yet. You need to see a gynaecologist.
What can be given to a 2 months old baby finding it difficult to poo poo,as in a whole day or two no poo??
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if your child is on exclusive breastfeeding. It's nothing to worry about. If on formula, then ensure you are mixing the formula correctly as well as give water intermittently. But please note that we only recommend Exclusive Breast feeding for the first six months of life.
My 10weeks son weighs 5.7kg and his birth weight was 2.5kg. I want to know if it is normal. Thanks
Yes, your baby is doing great.
My baby of six weeks often throws up some minutes after she's breastfed, she has catarrh and just started coughing. what can I do?...
On your baby throwing up after feed, it is reflux or more properly called Gastro-oesophageal reflux. It basically means food tend to return from the stomach back to the gut....which is the opposite of what is right way.
Please how do I extract breastmilk without the use of breast pump?
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

See this video https://youtu.be/31Fw-XHQdwQ . I hope it works
Pls docs and moms here, someone did a test for me on a laptop and told me that something is wrong with my system. Should I believe...
What type of test is that?
I'm confused about the weight of my 5year old girl. At birth, she weighed 2.7 but now, she's weighing 15.5. Pls, is it normal? Tha...
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Hello mom. The average weight of a five year old is 18Kg ( /- 20%). At 15.5kg she is still within acceptable weight range.
My friend baby accidentally swallows the Iron in Pen (Biro) mouth, Please what should I do?
Baby should be able to pass it out in poo, please watch out if you see any sign of distress please straight to the nearest hospital.
I notice there's a lump on my 5months old baby's left breast, should I be worried or not? Pls, treat urgently. Thanks
Dear mom please ‚Äčleave it alone, nothing to worry about as it will go on it's own.
I'm so glad to be part of this group, you are really doing great work here, please ma, my son of 10 weeks breathes heavily sometim...
Dear mom, It depends on the reason for the heavy breathing first. Kindly see a Paediatrician or ENT surgeon for further evaluation and management
Well done for a great job babymigo,can a 6-month baby take yoghurt. thank you
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

You can give the yoghurt specially made for babies from 6 - 9 months.
When spoon feeding a child and he/she belch, Does it really mean that the child is satisfied with the food?
Belching does not necessarily mean a child is satisfied.
My baby girl weighed 2.8kg at birth, she's almost 3 months and her current weight is 4.5kg. I just need to know if her weight is o...
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Hello mum,Your baby weight is OK, just keep breastfeeding exclusively. It is expected that babies should double their birth weight by 5/6 months
My baby had serious skin burnt due to the cream I bought from the vaccination venue... help she is in pains
For burns.... You need to see a doctor first, Treatment depends on the extent of the burns, how deep it is and area affected.... So don't do self medication
My baby has pink skin on his private part besides his butt...At first, I thought it was a nappy rush and bought some nappy rash oi...I went to the Docter and he told me that His skin is allergic to nappies, I then changed to pampers premium but still, there is no...
There are 2 different types of nappy rashes in broad categories....those due to irritation from the urine and diaper...and those rashes that tend to occur in the nappy areas....It takes a Paediatric dermatologist to differentiate.
Please moms and doc in the house, what is colic and how can I manage it?
Dr Aina Johnson

Paediatrician

Hello mom. Babies with colic or infantile colic are healthy, well-fed babies who cry long, often inconsolable for no apparent reasons in the first three months of life. 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. Some theories or beliefs about the cause of colic include excessive gas in the tummy, milk allergy, bacteria imbalance and so on. However, no one is really sure.