While breastfeeding is the best nutritional choice for babies, breastfeeding may not be possible for some women. In those cases, bottle-feeding may be the best alternative to breastfeeding. Usually, 60 to 90 milliliters bottles are given to the newborn; quantity may increase or decrease depending on the baby's hunger.
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My 14-month-old baby has been passing loose stools since three months. What could be the reason?
Query: Hello doctor, My 14-months-old baby had diarrhea for a few days three months ago. Since then, he has been passing soft or creamy stools. He was advised to take probiotics and a fruit-based diet (he does not drink milk because of the intolerance), but it did not make any difference. He is cheerful, ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Before giving any medication or thinking about sophisticated diseases, if you are feeding anything to the baby, be it milk or water from the feeding bottle, stop it immediately. Feed the baby using a cup and spoon, and loose stools will stop. This is based on a pract... Read Full »