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What causes inability to breast feed post delivery? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Sep-2014
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User:Hello Doctor
User:My wife gave birth to a baby girl on 11th April 2014.
Doctor:That's good to hear
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:Unfortunately she is unable to feed the baby and her breast feed is almost nil
User:She has taken lactar tablet but it is of no use.. this is our 2nd baby and the first was baby boy.
User:What will be your recommendation?
User:the baby is underweight....
Doctor:How much weight your baby?
User:4Kgs after 3 months. her birth weight was 3.25 kgs
Doctor:Did she get any illness like fever?
User:She is at the moment fed with Dexolite
User:no Dr. She did not get any fever
Doctor:Did your baby get any fever ?
User:no doctor
Doctor:Is baby active?
User:yes very much.. smiles well does her normal duties (Stools, urination, crying, recognizing faces etc..)..
Doctor:usually baby double their weight by 6 months
Doctor:At 3 months 4 kg is good weight
User:what should we do for the mother's feed
User:okay that is good to know
Doctor:since your baby is active then you need not worry.
Doctor:Get your wife blood test to know hemoglobin levels
Doctor:Give her healthy food like meat,green vegetables
Doctor:your wife should eat healthy vegetables and fruits
User:ok sure Dr.
User:any tablets?
Doctor:She can take galactogens but you should take with gynecologist advice
User:okay sure
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:sure Doctor thank you for your time and advise
Doctor:Hope I have helped you
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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