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Query to increse breast milk - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   am breastfeeding my child
Doctor :   ok]
User :   have 4months old baby
User :   breast milk is reduced now
Doctor :   I know the history, you can proceed with your query
User :   wht can be done to increase breast milk
Doctor :   how many breast feeds per day you are giving the child
User :   from 5 to 7 a.m. 2 feeds and in the evening 7.30 onwards
Doctor :   the child is already 4 months your milk alone will not be sufficient for the child
User :   4 feeds til morning
Doctor :   you need to introduce some liquid to semisolid foods
Doctor :   later to solid foods
User :   hv started giving him simyl powder
Doctor :   once the child is given some semisolid or solid foods
User :   since he hs loose motions i thought of chking if i can take any medicine to increse breast milk
Doctor :   I suggest you not to take any medications now since if he is already having loosemotions
User :   one of my firend suggested that there is tablet which increases breast milk and there is no side effect
User :   some green colur capsule
Doctor :   It is Lactore capsules which has to be taken 3 times a day
Doctor :   2 capsules 3 times a day
Doctor :   you also need to have healthy foods rich in greens, vegetables, grains
Doctor :   You need to take atleast 2 cups of milk
User :   i have 3 cups of milk a day
User :   is it ok if i take these capsules
Doctor :   ok
User :   will it affect my child
Doctor :   no it does not have any sideeffects
User :   is it ok if i have fruits
Doctor :   yes, you can have fruits
User :   some one told me that i should not have fruits coz child has loose motion
Doctor :   you can consume fruits, do not beleive in what others say
User :   ok
Doctor :   the fruits will not harm in anyway
User :   is there any particular reason for reduction in milk supply
Doctor :   It is mainly due to poor diet intake
Doctor :   and the child is bigger it requires more food
Doctor :   and milk alone is not sufficient
User :   ok
User :   how can i avoid child getting infection
User :   we always keep him clean and use only sterlised containers
Doctor :   You should use sterile methods while preparing infant foods as i told you before
Doctor :   Keep the child clean, maintain good hygeine
User :   ok
Doctor :   wash your hands before touching the child, especially when you have come from outside
User :   ok
Doctor :   clean the part with clean cloth once the child passess moption and wash your hands before touching the child again
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else i can help with?
Doctor :   are you there
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User :   thank u so much
Doctor :   Welcome
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