Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
194 Doctors are Online

Time to start baby food and juices - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
User rating for this question
Excellent Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
Answered by

General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2008
Answered : 3632 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my child is 2 months 3 weeks old now
Doctor :   ok
User :   when can we start baby food and juice
Doctor :   the solid and semi solid foods are introduced after 4 months for the child
User :   she is completing 3 months on april 9th
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it can be started after 4 months
Doctor :   till that time complete breast feeding is advised
User :   ok
User :   my wife can start post prgnancy exercises
User :   to get back into shape
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   is she had normal delivery or c-section
User :   she had a c section
Doctor :   ok
User :   her delivery was on jan 9th
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   for what reason she underwent surgery
User :   baby was breech
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   exercises can be done after 4 weeks after surgery
Doctor :   provided if she does not have any problem
User :   its already more then 2 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then she can start the exercises
User :   but she has slight pains
Doctor :   is she has any other problem like constipation, urinary problems, bleeding
User :   no
User :   can she wear waist belt on the tummy
Doctor :   she can involve in simple excerises like walking
Doctor :   yoga
Doctor :   avoid over stretching of abdominal muscles
User :   ok
User :   waist belt
Doctor :   waist belt can be used
Doctor :   it doesnot help in toning the abdominal muscles
User :   what kind of exercises she has to do
Doctor :   it only gives strength to the pelvic region
Doctor :   if there is too much of pain she need to stop the excersiess
User :   ok
User :   so she can wear waist belt or not
Doctor :   she cna use the wiast belt
Doctor :   no harm in it
User :   ok
Doctor :   if she is having pain better she can post pone the exercises
User :   what type of exercises she can do to take her tummy in
User :   she can do sit ups
Doctor :   she can do very light abdominal exercises
Doctor :   before starting the exercises she need to have a physical examaintion doen by a doctor
Doctor :   to know whter the wound has healed completely
User :   ok
Doctor :   in normal exercises can be started after 4 to 6 weeks after surgery
Doctor :   if every thing is fine
Doctor :   she can do what is called Kegel crunches
User :   ok
Doctor :   Contract your pelvic floor (not your abs or rectal muscles) muscles
User :   how
Doctor :   Hold for 3-5 seconds
Doctor :   Slowly release, relax and repeat
Doctor :   Work up to 20 repetitions
Doctor :   ask her to try and do a set of 20, 3-4 times a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   As the strength increases,ask her to try and hold each contraction for a count of 10
Doctor :   she can also do isometric ab contractions. Simply contract your abs gently - stop if it hurts - and hold for as long as you can.
Doctor :   check with the doctor before exercising
User :   she has a back pain
Doctor :   since it should not cause healing of abdominal muscles or stitches a problem
User :   mid back
Doctor :   that is common concern of all women
Doctor :   what type of anesthesia was given
User :   i dont know
Doctor :   Is it spinal or epidural anesthesia?
User :   no idea
Doctor :   it is usually one of after effects of anesthesia which will settle as time goes
User :   ok
Doctor :   is she is having severe back pain which is intolerable
User :   after delivery she has this pain
Doctor :   ok
User :   so its side effect
User :   its not a severe pain
User :   she can not sit upriht for long
Doctor :   she can give some hot fomentation and can APPLY voveran GEL FOR THE BACK
Doctor :   is she having any white discharge?
User :   yes
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   is ther any odor, itching
User :   yes
Doctor :   then she need to get it checked
Doctor :   this may also be the cause for the back pain
User :   ok
Doctor :   some times urine infection can also leads to back pain
Doctor :   give adequate rest to the back
Doctor :   she needs to maintain the correct posture of the back while feeding the child
Doctor :   back pain also oocurs as a result of spinal anesthesia or epidural anesthesia given during surgery
User :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any more queries?
User :   no
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes
User :   he ninjection was given to num her body
User :   in her back
Doctor :   i think it is spinal anesthesia which is most commonly used for c-section
User :   es
User :   es
User :   yes
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thanks
User :   bye
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   BYe
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now.Please refer your friends to our service.
Doctor :  
We have introduced a free SMS channel for our valuable users. To subscribe for Free Daily Health Tips on your mobileĆ¢?? click WWW.WWWW.WW or SMS "HealthcareMagic" to +91-0000

Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Medical Topics
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor