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Suckling the baby problems - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr here
User :   hello dr here
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   How is your baby ?
User :   he is ok slowly improving
User :   slowly his sugars are improving
User :   and he had a ECHO there is slight improvement
Doctor :   Good to hear that
Doctor :   As i said
Doctor :   Give it time
Doctor :   you will be happy
User :   but doctors said he is having high lactate
Doctor :   that could be a metabolic hassle
Doctor :   I learnt that had meconium aspiration during birth ?
User :   ya
Doctor :   then such kind of presentation is common
Doctor :   and expected
User :   will it go with time
Doctor :   yes, for sure
Doctor :   is he on breast feeding ?
User :   ya he is getting mothers milk but through tube and bottle
Doctor :   ok , fine
Doctor :   is his suckling good ?
User :   its it regarding bottle
User :   or from mothers breast
Doctor :   either
Doctor :   are same
User :   he does
Doctor :   thats a good sign
Doctor :   he will recover soon
User :   with breast he does for for like 15 minutes
Doctor :   yes, thats the maximum a baby can do
User :   but with bottle you can feed him any amount
Doctor :   the phreromones ( Smell ) of mother gives him will to suck
Doctor :   15 minutes sucking will ensure cardiac stability
Doctor :   hence the heart working well
User :   is it same with sucking with bottle as well
Doctor :   thast yes , he is working and the heart is helping
Doctor :   but he will work more if its his mother
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