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How effective is nutriprem milk in aiding low birth weight babies?

SGA and breastmilk. All the available data suggests that small for gestational age newborns benefit from exclusive breastfeeding . Not only these babies gain more weight with exclusive breastfeeding their IQ will also be higher compared to infants who were given infant formula. Check pediatrics june of this year. Read more...

My sonwas low birth weight. 1.7kg. He is now 4 month old and 5.4kg. Can I give him zincovit drops? What is the dose? He is exclusively breast fed now.

Needs vitamin D. A 4 month old exclusively breastfed infant only needs vitamin D3 supplementation. Daily recommended dose is 400mg daily. Zincovit drops contain 200mg vitamin D3 plus other vitamins . Try to find plain vitamin D3 drops to give to your baby. Read more...

Hi. My friend gave birth yesterday and her baby is crying all the time and pases very less urine. Is there any way to increase her breast milk??

Fluids, time. Do not panic. Babies are born with some extra fluid onot board to get them through until the milk comes in. Baby crying is actually very helpful to stimulate arts of the brain that regulate milk production, so the crying is actually good in those first few days. She needs to rest, put baby to breast ofen and drink LOTS of fluids. That's it- very simple and easy. RELAX- the milk will come! Read more...

Is retained placental tissue can effect on breast milk supply after child birth?

Needs treatment . Retained placental tissue must be removed. It can not be safely left. Once it is removed though it will not have a lingering effect on breast milk. Read more...

Is it normal for women who have had their uterus removed to still produce breast milk, as if preparing for child birth?

Galactorrhea. Is the term used for abnormal letting down of milk. It can happen after hysterectomy but more often with thyroid disease and increase in prolactin. Blood tests with make the diagnosis. Read more...
Yes. It can still happen if the ovaries are left and they produce the hormones that trigger prolactin release from the pituitary that stimulates milk letdown. I would still see my gynecologist for further work up just to make sure it isn't something else causing the problem. Read more...

My 12 days old baby's wt has reduced from 3.3 kg at birth to 2.9 kgs. Doc says she is grossly underfed. She is solely on breast milk. What can we do?

Increase your milk. It sounds like your milk supply is not keeping up with what the baby needs. If the baby is suckling well then drink plenty of fluids yourself and go to bed with the baby and give her the breast frequently as much as she wants it and whenever she wants it. La leche is a great resource. The last resort is of course to supplement with formula. Read more...

10m boy rejecting formula. Substituting 1 feed with Nan as low supply. He has been on bottle since birth and breast milk only. What should I do?

Increase solids. A 10 month old child should be having more solids and with increasing solids his milk intake should decrease. That should obviate the need for formula and u can gradually wean him off breast feeding over weeks or months as per your choice. . Read more...