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Infant restless, is it ok to give pacifier? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 31-May-2013
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User:Hello doctor.
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i had a question regarding from 12 dau old baby girl
Doctor:Proceed with your query.
User:She acts restless at time and wants to comfort feed question is, is it ok to give her a pacifier?
User:we are scared of comfort feed as we think she will be over fed
Doctor:Pacifier is ok, but make sure it is clean and dry
User:ok sure thanks a lot for you advice.
Doctor:I do not want your baby to be get an infection.
Doctor:Looking at it differently,
User:ok i understand doctor.
Doctor:a 12 day baby cries for hunger
Doctor:or if there is colicky type of pain
Doctor:I would suggest you to see if any such problem is the associated cause
Doctor:in such cases, it would need attention
Doctor:so talk to your pediatrician to verify if your milk secretion is fine
Doctor:or if your child has any abdominal pathology.
User:ok doctor sure....i will do that, thanks for a fine advice
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:bye...thanks again
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