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Post delivery care, breast feeding - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   i am in my 9th months of pregnancy
Doctor :   Ok,
User :   i wanted to know how to take care of myself after delivery
User :   normally they will say should heat your body with characoal, should not touch cold water
Doctor :   Well, at this period your body will have low immunity so there are chances of you catching cold easily.
User :   .........
User :   is this true?
Doctor :   So it is better for 1 yr to protect yourself by taking adequate rest, not eating cold stuff, protecting from cold weather
Doctor :   Avoid walking bare foot, drink lots of fluids, and increase your iron and calcium content in food.
Doctor :   No equipment required, just wear warm clothes and warm food.
User :   any equipment can we use to heat our body?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries, if you are not planning for any kids in future, you will have to make sure to take cervical cancer vaccines
User :   i dont have any queries, if you can give any more tips about things to take care of myself it would be great for me
Doctor :   these are the general things, give breast milk to the baby exclusively for 4 months
Doctor :   Later you can add food other than breast milk
Doctor :   If you have any special queries you can ask.
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