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Question: My baby 45 days old I'm giving breast milk only but she is not gaining weight
Answer: Hi dear,i know your concern as if the little one is not gaining weight it makes us worried. But if baby is active and achieving all the milestones then you should not get worried at all. There are several simple things that have been proven to help with weight gain you can give it a try : Learn baby massage — this has been proven to improve digestion and weight gain.Carry baby throughout the day in a baby carrier; get as much skin to skin contact as you can. Both of these things have been shown to improve weight gain. Nurse often – at least every 2 hours during the day and at least once at night. Frequent nursing increases baby’s milk intake. Use breast massage and breast compression during breastfeeding.Pump or hand express for a couple of minutes before nursing. This will remove some of the foremilk so that your baby receives more of the richer, higher calorie hindmilk.
Question: Why my baby is not gaining weight?i give her enfamil formula milk as I don't get feeding.. She is very active but not gaining weight
Answer: Hi, ideally the weight of the baby should be between 3-5 kg.depending on birth weight.if the baby is within this range than there is nothing to worry. If the baby is active don't worry.Try to breast feed your baby,if there is insufficient milk try home remedies which will help to boost the milk production. Have healthy diet. Have garlic milk Have fennel seeds If inspite of this you are getting insufficient milk production than you can give fm and if the weight is not increasing to be on the safer side you should consult to the Dr ,Dr will decision weather to change the fm or increase quantity.but if the baby is active than don't worry
Question: My baby is now 11 months old. Still now I'm giving breast milk only to her, but now breast milk is not enough i want to give her formula milk. Which formula milk i should give to her.
Answer: There are many formula milk powders such as lactogen,nan ,dexolac. You can consult your babies doctor and he will prescribe you the correct one for your baby . And you should make sure that it is digesting to the baby.