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Birth control methods for lactating mother, infant diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   Hello Dr
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   I was looking for some gynocologist advice
Doctor :   I am general physician and would like to help you within my expertise and if required suggest a specialist.
User :   on family planning
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I have recently delivered in the month of Dec and now that my baby is 6 months old
Doctor :   Are you breastfeeding your child?
User :   i wanted to go in for a family planning
User :   not sure which one to opt for and i am unable to take decision regarding the same
Doctor :   The best contraceptive to be considered in lactating mothers is Mini pills and need to get prescribed from a gynecologist.
User :   yes i am...
Doctor :   These pills contain very minimal amount progesterone that is the female hormone.
Doctor :   Along with these pills a barrier contraceptive like a condom too will be helpful.
User :   i got to know from my friend that we need to take those pills on exact time on daily basis,
Doctor :   All the pills have to be taken on exact time every day, but it is difficult to follow.
User :   looking at my work and time i am not sure i will be to follow it
Doctor :   The same way these pills too has to be taken every day at exact time everyday but can be taken accordinly.
User :   anyother option other than the pills
Doctor :   Other than pills, you can go IUCD implantation, this would hormone enriched copper t implant which will secrete the hormone everyday.
Doctor :   Yes, it is safe if implanted by a experienced gynecologist.
User :   what is the procedure for this..and is this safe
Doctor :   It would be available with the gynecologist or can be bought from the pharmacist.
Doctor :   She would implant it in the uterus and would take around 15 mins to implant it.
Doctor :   Yes, but avoid your periods as due to bleeding it would be difficult to implant it.
User :   i can go anytime for this
User :   and do you have any tie with gyno as well
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   sure
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   yes i understood what you are telling
Doctor :   I will inform my customer care executive to call you after this live chat regarding Gynecologist .
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me?
User :   yes it is
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
User :   thanks alot then
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   it wil be great help
User :   no thanks for your time
User :   you too take care
User :   bye
User :   this is regarding my baby's diet
User :   as she is 6 months now
User :   i have started with cerelac
User :   and Ragi cere
Doctor :   As she is 6 months old now, the basic food would be mother's milk.
User :   i wanted to know what can be given and what should not be given to her
Doctor :   other than that you can give her cerelac according to her age limits.
Doctor :   I feel right now this would be enought.
User :   k
Doctor :   Yes, water can be given and also fruit juices but make sure she doesn't have cold or any infection.
User :   any liquid or juice
User :   or water
User :   can i give her
Doctor :   Once the child is one year old then you can give smashed rice and the normal food you have but after smashing it.
User :   surething
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   understood Dr
User :   no thank you once again
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