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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Child Health
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help u
User :   i want to ask about my baby
Doctor :  
please proceed with your query
User :   he has loose bowel 5 times a day
Doctor :   ok
User :   white in color
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   i will help u in this
User :   ya
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
Doctor :  
wats your age
User :   ya
Doctor :   any blood in the stools
User :   8 months
User :   no
Doctor :  
any mucous in the stools
User :   little
Doctor :   is the baby frequently crying

User :   no he is very active
Doctor :  
or irritated
User :   no
Doctor :   how is the activity of the baby
Doctor :  
and how is the feeding
User :   normal now sitting without support
Doctor :   thats good

Doctor :  
is the baby feeding well
Doctor :  
does the baby vomit the milk or food
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
as per history its a infection of the stomach
User :   now he is taking cows milk and night time lactogen2
Doctor :   called Gastro enteritis
Doctor :   not to worry
Doctor :  
be relaxed
User :   ya
Doctor :  
i will give few good medical tips
User :   he is not taking his mothers milk at all
Doctor :   1. Need to give more fluids, as the baby is loosing more water in the stools
User :   ya
Doctor :   frequently feed the child with milk
User :   ya
Doctor :  
either breast milk, cow milk, or lactogen
User :   ya
User :   his mother is suffering from hypothyroid can he be allowed mothers milk?
Doctor :   are yu using ORS or electral powder
User :   no
Doctor :   no problem subrat,
Doctor :  
mother can feed the baby well
Doctor :  
no harm in it
User :   ya
Doctor :   use Electral powder
User :   ya
Doctor :  
4 -5 times a day
User :   ya
Doctor :  
in 250 ml 0f water
User :   he is taking milk 150 ml in 3hours durations
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
but electral poweder is ideal
User :   is it right amount ?
User :   ya
Doctor :  
as it contains more minerals and salts that does not contain in breast milk
Doctor :  
i will guide yu in this
User :   ok
Doctor :   its available as small sachets or 100 mg pack
Doctor :  
sachets are better
User :   ya
User :   tell me the brand name of it
Doctor :   brand name it self is electral powder
User :   ok
Doctor :  
1/2 sachets of electral powder and 200- 250 ml of plain water
Doctor :  
mix and feed with tea spoon
User :   since last two days the color of stool is little green
Doctor :  
every 15 mins
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :  
is it more foul smelling
User :   ya
Doctor :   wat is the amount of it
User :   ya little
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
was the baby on antibiotics
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
User :   he is taking cerelac 2 times
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
its good not to stop feeds
User :   ya
Doctor :  
give plenty of fluids like electral, lactogen, breast milk
User :   ya
Doctor :  
and even fruit juice is fine
User :   any medicine?
Doctor :  
like apple mashed
Doctor :  
yes will advice
Doctor :  
2. SPOROLAC sachets
Doctor :  
available for kids
User :   can he digest fruit juice at 8 months?
Doctor :  
no issue in this
User :   ya
Doctor :  
it will digest fluids very soon
Doctor :   after 6 months its advised
Doctor :  
the baby can take the juice
User :   ya
Doctor :  
SPOROLAC sachets 2 times a day
Doctor :  
after mixing with 100- 150 ml of plain water
User :   now his weight is 7.5kg
Doctor :  
this sachets is very important
User :   ya
Doctor :  
yes 7.5 kgs
Doctor :  
so yu can use the above treatment
User :   ya
Doctor :  
Syrup Normet 5 ml, 2 times a day for 4 days
User :   is the weight normal according to his age?
Doctor :   1. plenty of fluids to overcome the loss- electral
User :   ya
Doctor :   2. Sporolac sachets
Doctor :  
3. Normet syrup
Doctor :  
as per her age of 8 months
Doctor :  
ideal would be 8- 8.5 kgs
Doctor :  
so she need to put on wt
User :   ya
Doctor :  
diet is the only means where the baby can put on wt
User :   ya
Doctor :  
need give Nestum rice powder
Doctor :  
this will help her
Doctor :  
use finely cooked and mashed dal
User :   he is taking dizestive zymex drops
Doctor :  
its very good for the baby
Doctor :  
ok
User :   ya
Doctor :  
is baby on any multivitamin syrup
Doctor :   overall not to worry
Doctor :  
its just a stomach infection
User :   ya
Doctor :  
keep the baby healthy and clean
Doctor :  
this is age they get frequent stomach infection s
User :   he is taking multivitamin drops from birth
Doctor :  
due improper hygiene
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
thats good '
Doctor :  
it will help him
Doctor :  
is this the first kid
User :   no he is second one
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
wat name have yu planned
User :   Doctor :  
thats great
Doctor :   sweet name
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else i can help u with
User :   how can his mother increase her milk?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   diet is one area she should concentrate
Doctor :  
is she veg or mixed diet
User :   veg
Doctor :  
need to take atleast 250ml of milk per day
Doctor :  
plenty of green leafy vegetables
User :   ya
Doctor :  
like palak, spinach, pudina and others
User :   ya
Doctor :  
drink at least 10 - 12 glasses of water per day
User :   she is taking medicine thyrox once a day
User :   will it goto baby in milk?
Doctor :  
have more fresh fruits like apple, chikoo, watermelon
User :   ya
Doctor :   she is on thyroid medication
User :   ya
Doctor :  
its thyroxine supplements
User :   ya
User :   is it safe for baby?
Doctor :   to some extent the drug will reach the breast milk
Doctor :   thyroxine is a normal hormone every one has
Doctor :  
baby and adults
Doctor :  
in your wife case its less
User :   ya
User :   ya
Doctor :  
so if the thyroxine enters the breast milk also there is no harm
Doctor :  
because its part of body
Doctor :  
its a hormone than a medications
User :   ya
Doctor :  
it will not affect the baby
User :   ya
Doctor :  
its good that even baby get some thyroxine
Doctor :  
but the fact is its very less in traces its secreted in breast milk
Doctor :  
so mother can feed the baby well, NO harm in it
Doctor :   hi are yu there ?
User :   i want to know that why the baby after five months onwards is not interested towards mothers milk
Doctor :   its not like that

Doctor :   in most of the babies they will not have mothers milk by 4 months only
User :   is it due to thyroid hormone imbalance?
Doctor :  
its not a problem
Doctor :  
was the baby checked for thyroid test
User :   no
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :   let me ask few Q
User :   ya
Doctor :   when was the mother diagnosed as hypothyroid
User :   last 7 days
Doctor :  
is the baby active
User :   ya
Doctor :   did the baby have jaundice at the time of birth
User :   no
Doctor :   is the baby head large
Doctor :  
is the baby frequently crying
User :   no
User :   no
Doctor :  
even the baby is no over wt
Doctor :   is the baby suture closed well
User :   no he was only 2.5 at birth
User :   ya
User :   oh it was 2.2 kg
Doctor :  
so the chance of baby having thyroid harmonal imbalance is negligible
Doctor :  
ok
User :   ya
Doctor :  
so the baby does not have hormonal imbalamce
User :   ya
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
so not to worry on that
User :   baby was born in breech
Doctor :   ok
User :   nestum rice powered is same like cerelac rice?
Doctor :  
Yes its rice preparation
Doctor :  
Nestum is good
User :   ya
Doctor :  
is there any thing else i can help yu with
User :   should i give him NESTUM +LACTOGEN only?
Doctor :   please fill the feed back form
Doctor :   Nestum rice powder
Doctor :   Lactogen
User :   ya
Doctor :  
and Cerelac wheat based mix
User :   ya
Doctor :   is ideal for the baby
Doctor :  
mashed potatoes
Doctor :  
is good
Doctor :  
its a healthy diet for babies
User :   ya sir thank u very much for ur kindly help
Doctor :  
please fill the comment box
Doctor :  
Not to worry Subrat its normal for the babies to have loose stools
Doctor :  
he will get well soon
Doctor :  
not to worry
User :   if any problem arise i will contact u
Doctor :  
please Subrat
Doctor :  
i am Dr AAAAAAA here
User :   thank u very much GOD BLESS YOU
Doctor :  
will be there to help yu always
Doctor :  
yu and your kid also
User :   ya nice
Doctor :  
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