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Loose motion after bottle feeding - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   My daughter has 1 month old baby, she cries while sucking her bottle sometimes, is this normay? Also she has been having frequent bile movement today with mucus in it, should we be alarmed?
User :   Hello, did u receive my question?
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ok
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yes i have received your question
Doctor :   What is the reason for a giving bottle feeds to a 1 month old baby?
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how many times had she passes motion?
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is there foul smell in it? what is the color of the motion?
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are you there?
User :   She giving her the bottle because it's time for her to be fed. She had a motion about 4 times. The color is yellow with dark green and a little red.
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the motion color with dark green and a little red is alarming
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it suggests some infection.
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baby should be breast fed for atleast 6 months
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with no other top feeds
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it build the immunity and prevents unwanted problems in the child.
User :   Ok, I will be calling her pediatrition tomorrow. She's not being breast fed, she drinks formular!
Doctor :   i suggest you to take her to the pediatrician and get examined, with
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prescription for the motions to be fine and treat the infection
User :   Thank you
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breast milk is the best for the baby. may I ask you why she is not being breast fed?
User :   No
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is there any problem in your daughter getting adequate milk production?
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if yes that can be treated and she can have
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adequate milk to fed her child
User :   Thanks again, this system isn't working for me. Have a good noght
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as the formula milk is not the same composition as the breast milk and causes
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ok
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   are you there?
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