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Sleep disorders and frequent crying - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i hel pyou?
User :   This i have one daughter

User :   she is one year old
Doctor :   ok

User :   she cries a lot and wakes up for every 2 hours in night times..
Doctor :   ok
User :   watz the solution
Doctor :   there are many reasons for an infant crying
Doctor :   i want to know the details of your baby
User :   ok.sure

Doctor :   does she have frequent
Doctor :   colds and coughs
User :   not frequently...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does she cry at the same frequency
Doctor :   during the day
User :   ya...
Doctor :   what do you do then
User :   in day times, she cries becoz of toys..or to get things in her hands..

User :   but in day times, she dont cry lots of times..
User :   only in night times she cries for 2 that
Doctor :   how long shall she sleep in 24 hours
User :   around 12 to 13 hours..

Doctor :   what is the feed she is on?
User :   like rage malt, nestum, rice paste, soup of vegetables and fruits
Doctor :   Is she passing motion
Doctor :   and urine frequently
User :   motion once a day and urine..normally at 1 or 1.30 hours
Doctor :   ok is the development normal till date
User :   she is 8 kgs
Doctor :   where is she sleeping?
User :   but she shud be like around 9 or 9.5 kgs
User :   she sleeps with us
Doctor :   ok usualy by the end of 1st year the weight triples to the birth weight
Doctor :   do you slleep her in a cradle in the middle of night
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   she was 3.25 when she was born..and now she is 8 at one year.
Doctor :   Do you think she is hungry when she is crying at night
User :   i dont know...we will feed with milk and then she sleeps..
User :   and again after 2 hours she cries..and again we willl feed
Doctor :   ok dont bother much i feel its completely AAAAAAA
Doctor :   and dont bother about the weight also
User :   is there any way to increase her weight..
Doctor :   it could be around 2 and half to three times the weight
User :   as she is below noraml
Doctor :   she is not below AAAAAAA
Doctor :   below normal is less than 6 kg
Doctor :   she is quite AAAAAAA
Doctor :   keep feeding her as it is now
User :   ok..any way to increase her weight..
Doctor :   bear some patience during her feeds
User :   and any food..u suggest to get weight or energy

Doctor :   no need XXXXXXXX she is doing fine with the weight
User :   but evryone tells..she is very lean
User :   any food..u suggest to get weight or energy

Doctor :   growing of children is individualist
Doctor :   some infants put on weight very fast and some later pick up after one year
Doctor :   feed her on vegetable soups
Doctor :   to improve the appetite
Doctor :   take turns in feeding her
Doctor :   so that you dont lose patience
Doctor :   ask for feed every one or two hours
Doctor :   feed slowly with water
User :   ok..

Doctor :   change the flavors
User :   and wat else apart from vegetable soup u wud suggest?
Doctor :   frequently so that she is not bored of
Doctor :   you can go for egg after one year
Doctor :   and all the fruits are fine
Doctor :   too
User :   ok..sure
Doctor :   ok anything else
Doctor :   i can help you with
User :   egg means , the white part..or we can feed yellow part also.?
Doctor :   you can feed on both parts
Doctor :   yellow has the fat and white the protein
User :   ok..and regarding crying at night times, how can we make her sleep for longer hours..?
Doctor :   both are important for growth
Doctor :   ya there are medicines for it, but only on prescription
Doctor :   so i cant advise you
Doctor :   you can ask your pediatrician for that
Doctor :   thanks for consulting,
User :   ok..thanks a lot
Doctor :   have a nice day, bye
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