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Suggest ways to feed an infant inspite of having low milk production - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Sep-2014
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User:Hello doctor
Doctor:Hi,
Please proceed with your query
User:I have a query regarding milk powder for my baby. Mother's milk is not sufficient for my baby during night time , so my baby is not sleeping properly and is crying for a longer duration during nights. Could you please suggest us any branded milk powder.
Doctor:how old is the baby?
User:1 month old
Doctor:You can try lactogen 1
User:how to use that??? how many spoons we can use for one month old baby
Doctor:are you there?
User:And also, while giving this milk powder, is it advisable to provide mother's milk also for the baby
Doctor:The instructions are given on the packer
User:yes, am there
Doctor:packet*
User:ok
Doctor:sorry, I just got a little busy
Doctor:I am back here now
User:ok, np
Doctor:use one spoon for 30ml of boiled and cooled water
User:And also, while giving this milk powder, is it advisable to provide mother's milk also for the baby
Doctor:give mother's milk mostly, and use lactogen only if required and if the baby cries more
Doctor:do not supplement mother's milk with lactogen
User:oh ok
Doctor:it is not advisable
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:one last query, for how many months, can we use lactogen 1 for the baby
Doctor:for 6 months
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
User:ok, thanks doctor
Doctor:you are welcome
Doctor:bye
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