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Have trouble feeding from both the breast. Baby feeds on one. What to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Women's Health
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor:Good morning
User:Hello DOctor. My query is regarding gaenocology
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:will you be able to help ?
Doctor:Yes sure
User:Me and my wife have a kid who is 11 months old.
Doctor:Please proceed
Doctor:Nice to hear
User:She hs brest fed him only on one of the breasts
User:the kid never liked milk from the other brest.
Doctor:That is not the right way to do
User:does this indicate some problem ?
Doctor:No, it is not like that
Doctor:She has to feed the baby by both breasts alternatively
User:But the baby used to not feed from the other brest.
Doctor:She has to try for it and take someone's help in this like you
Doctor:Is she still feeding the baby?
User:Yes. I was thinking if we should go for a checkup to see if there is something wrong
User:But, She does not have any pain
Doctor:Please ask her to feed the baby alternatively with both breasts
Doctor:The baby will learn soon
Doctor:Bye for now
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