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Baby splitting milk, fron nose also - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My New Born baby girl who is just 25 days old,sometimes split milk out of her mouth or even from nose during breast feeding ,is it normal or i need to go to doc for checkup
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
User :   hello doc
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed.
User :   sure
Doctor :   Are you burping the baby after each feed?
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   Baby needs to be burped after each feed.
Doctor :   I will explain why.
User :   ok
User :   plz tell
Doctor :   Babies tend to suck in air while feeding so when the baby is put back on the bed after feeding the gas/air gets mixed with the milk being taken and comes ou t
User :   oic
User :   so right is she is alright and we need to do burping each time after milk
Doctor :   So after feeding put the baby straight with head resting on shoulder tapping the back gently until you hear the burp sound or gas sound coming near your ear. Baby will pass small burps 2 to 3 in number
User :   ok
User :   so right now there is no need for concern ?
Doctor :   After that put the baby down with back supporting the pillow before putting the baby straight for at least half an hour.
Doctor :   Look out for other symptoms right now. Look for other symptoms as stomach is soft or not by gently the stomach, see if the baby is retaining the feeds or not.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If baby is showing signs of dehydration like, irritability, not taking feeds, skin wrinkling, vomitting more that 10 times in a day take baby immediately to treating doc.
User :   ok doc
Doctor :   Look out for changes in breathing sound and chest congestion which if present then take immediately to pediatrician.
User :   ok thax mitaly,last thing i want to know there are some red spots on her face
User :   is thaht normal for new born baby
Doctor :   Since when is she having these spots?
User :   for last 20 days
Doctor :   Does she have any pain, itching?
User :   no
Doctor :   Do these spots blanch when you press them?
User :   no
Doctor :   Are they raised from skin level?
User :   no
User :   very tiny spots are there
User :   nearby doc said that will go with time
Doctor :   Are you using any products on baby? If yes how many times a day?
User :   jhonson baby oil and powder once in a day
Doctor :   Try to avoid using it for next 15 to 20 days and use just baby wipes.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If using kajal/ surma then do not apply that also and put it behind the ear.
User :   sure
Doctor :   Do not apply anything on the face just clean them with wipes.

Doctor :   As some babies are allergic to any products.
Doctor :   Is there nyth8ing else you would like to know?
User :   ok thanx its been nice talking to you
Doctor :   Thanks for consultation, bye for now.
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