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Is it safe to give donkey milk to a premature baby? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Dec-2013
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Doctor:Good morning
User:good morning
Doctor:Hello XXXXXXX
User:madam i want to know about my baby 3 days old
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:ask me
User:Are you paedatrics
User:because i have related question
Doctor:I am a general physician
Doctor:You can post a query to a pediatrician if you wish
User:no just some question
Doctor:please ask me
User:my baby born in 36 months she is premature
Doctor:sorry about that
User:doctor have taken blood sample all is fine I THINK today they will discharge. hey no sorry i am happy my baby is fine will good health
Doctor:that is great to hear
Doctor:please proceed further
User:i think i have given new towel so rashes is getting in her all body they have given ointment i am not using that towel. do you think is this normal.
Doctor:this is normal
User:dont laugh please I want to give her two drops of donkey milk is this okay for premature baby
Doctor:it is not okay
Doctor:It is not advisable as there may be contamination
Doctor:especially for premature babies, it is most important to give only mothers milk
User:in our relative all the baby had donkey milk so that they do not get sick or asthma like they say and they are fine and grown people also
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:there is no medical evidence to prove the same
Doctor:Hence we do not recommend it
User:now i am in confusion what to do
User:what is your suggestion
Doctor:please take a wise decision
Doctor:it is your choice
Doctor:I told that it is not medically recommended
Doctor:are you there?
User:ok after 2 month can they travel to their mother place to village as no infection will rise as per previous doctor advice
Doctor:they can go ahead with the travel
Doctor:no problem with it
User:thats all for the advice i want to sign off good bye and thanks for the valuable suggestion
Doctor:my pleasure too
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