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Child refusing breast milk. Giving lactogen. Looking for suggestion

Hi, My one month baby, suddenly refuse my breast milk , Last 4 days ,I am giving him LACTOGEN 1 Due to insufficient of my breast milk. when He take my breast milk he refuse and crying, Please Help Me...... NOTE: Dur to insufficient breast milk last 4days I am taking Nestle baby & me, He is taking Lactogen 1. Regards, Manisha.Patna.123...
Asked On : Thu, 24 May 2012
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Hello manishmba,
Mothers milk is tasteless when compared with formula feeding. When you add sugar, it becomes tasty. When you give it in a bottle it is easy for the baby to suck.
Which will the child prefer? that which is easy and tasty.
This is called Nipple confusion.
We have caused it
There are six ways of improving breast milk secretions
One you have tired Powders for you.
There are 5 things which are more important
1. Your food intake should be atleast 2400 to 3000 calories. That means, instead of taking 3 major meal, consider taking 5
2. Feed in a calm manner. Self confidence is crucial
3. While feeding sucking noise should not occur. That means child will be swallowing air.
a. Use both hands to hold the baby
b. the baby mouth should be wide open
c. lower lip should be pointing down
d. there should not be gap between the breast and the chin
e. You must sit steady and bring the baby close to you
4. Before feeding consume water. You should not give water to the child
5. There are some tablets to increase breast milk secretions.
conult them.
If still milk is not sufficient, then give milk in a spoon with very little sugar.
In our experience there is no breast milk failure, because when the mother dies, grand mother by following above steps are able to feed their grand children
with best wishes
Answered: Sat, 23 Jun 2012
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