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My 4 months old baby refusing to drink milk

hi! my daughter is 4 months old, her birth weight was 2.75 kgs, she had slight jaundice and was given photo therapy for a day.Since her birth till 3 and a half months she was very cranky, fussy, drank very little milk, had too much reflux and never slept at night.Doctors gave her perinorm syrup and feed thickener(sodium alginate) to treat reflux.But 15 days ago she had totally stopped drinking milk, I used to make her consume 400 ml forcefully in 24 hrs.We took her to the dr. At first he prescribed colimex df drops and perinorm drops for 3 days.After that when her condition was the same he prescribed metrogyl drops for 5 days..she became fine..started drinking 100 ml every 2 hours and slept peacefully at night..dr also tol to give oraxin drops(3 drops twice a day)..But again since yesterday she is refusing milk like before..her perinorm,colimex df and oraxin drops are continued till now.
Asked On : Sat, 7 Aug 2010
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try to give her feeds on demand when she cries for it.
do not force her too much.
but do not feed anything other than breast milk till she is six months old.
continue the same medicines as prescribed.
i hope i have answered your query,
take care
Answered: Sat, 3 Sep 2011
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