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How to avoid posetting? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Practicing since : 2005
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User:my baby is of 11 days
User:he is on mother feeding only
User:after feeding he does not belch
User:i m giving him rezen drops from two days 5 drops twice
Doctor:Ok the mother has to slowly learn how to position the baby
User:after feeding he throw the milk outside most of the time
Doctor:while feeding
Doctor:Does he looks sick
Doctor:Throwing milk in the small baby is sometimes normal
Doctor:it is partial not the entire milk
Doctor:they bring out
Doctor:it is called posetting
User:initially his eyes was slightly yellow which is quite less now
Doctor:After feeding the baby let the mother or father keep the head end of the baby elevated than the stomach and try to burrp
Doctor:that is ok
Doctor:As far your description it sounds normal to me
Doctor:and not a cause of concern
Doctor:The baby and mother both need to learn how to feed and how to latch
Doctor:it takes more time
User:instantly after feeding he used to do potty
Doctor:that is also normal
User:do we need to give any other medicine like bonnisan and something else
User:is rezen drop ok
Doctor:It is not easy to nurse the baby so early and it is not difficult as well if the parents are patient
Doctor:so it is the testing time for your patience
User:due to ceasarean i am having problem
User:what should i eat thats why milk quantity and quality increase
Doctor:You can talk to a dietitian who can help you with the diet plan for a lactating mother
Doctor:You can use 'Ask A Dietitian' service
Doctor:which is free
Doctor:As far your baby is concerned he is doing just fine
Doctor:and just needs more patience
Doctor:After each feed, try to burrp him on the shoulder
Doctor:holding the neck
User:i used to do every time
User:he does not belch thats why i was worried that his stomach is working fine or not
User:u there
Doctor:It takes at least 10 mminu
Doctor:for the milk feed to go down into the stomach
Doctor:so you should keep
User:and one more query
User:area around anus is quite reddish now
User:what should i do for that?
User:u there
User:u there?
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