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Dr. Shefali

Pediatrician, Mumbai

600 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Shefali is a renowned Pediatrician in Malad West, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Veena Nursing Home in Malad West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shefali on Lybrate.com.

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My son is 2 years old and he is still on breastfed. Can I take apetamin as I am very much underweight. Look lean. So please suggest me.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
My son is 2 years old and he is still on breastfed. Can I take apetamin as I am very much underweight. Look lean. So ...
You can take apetamin and you need to stop breast feeding now. The use of apetamin for weight gain is uncertain
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My son 4.5 month. I have 2 questions mentioned below. 1. If I want to start bottle feed which milk is best for my baby. 2. Whether I can start my son any mashable things to eat if yes then please guide on some healthy diet or from which dish can start.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
My son 4.5 month. I have 2 questions mentioned below.
1. If I want to start bottle feed which milk is best for my bab...
Ans. 1- No milk is better than mother's milk till 6 months of age. Ans2- you must start semisolds and mashed solids food after 6 months of age.
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My new born kid age 7weeks was not went motion for 3days and he crying early morning past 3days maybe due to stomach pain. Wat to do now.

DNB(Pediatrics), DCH
Pediatrician, Chennai
My new born kid age 7weeks was not went motion for 3days and he crying early morning past 3days maybe due to stomach ...
Exclusive breast feeding babies may pass stool once in 3-4 days or 3-4 times a day both are normal. If you are giving formula then make sure your are giving right dilution. Crying may be due to hunger or discomfort like wet diaper, hence 1st check these things before going for medications.
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Hello doctor. My daughter is one year old, when she born her weight is 3.2kg. Nw her weight is 8kg. Is it a normal weight? She do all activities bt looking like little thin. Can you tell me her weight is ok with her age now?

Diploma in Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Secunderabad
Hello doctor. My daughter is one year old, when she born her weight is 3.2kg. Nw her weight is 8kg. Is it a normal we...
Hello lybrate-user, its a good weight. Don; t worry about the weight, this time, kids will become thin, but after 12 month, they will have gain weight. Just make sure, food intake has a good nutrition values. Like more protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. All should be in a balanced way.
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Babies And Ringworm!

MBBS, DDV
Dermatologist, Mumbai

What is ringworm? 
A contagious fungal infection of the skin, ringworm   appears as a circular or ring-shaped rash. It usually begins as a small, itchy, red or scaly patch, and can spread  to other parts of the body including the scalp. At times, several rings appear close together and merge.

How can  a baby get ringworm? 
A baby probably can get ringworm from an infected person or pet, or touching contaminated  toys or clothes. He could have also got it from swimming in a pool or crawling on infected soil in a garden or park. Excessive sweating, caused by the humidity, increases the chances of picking up ringworm.

 

Make sure to cut your baby's nails to avoid infecting the rash. Also, try to keep your baby's skin clean and dry. Try not   to dress your baby in clothes with synthetic fabric or material that can irritate the infected skin.

 

My baby boy DOB 10/5/16 (8th month running) his weight is 7 kg is he healthy Or weak? please suggestion me. Weight badane k lye kya kr skte he?

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), F.I.A.M.S. (Pediatrics)
Pediatrician, Muzaffarnagar
My baby boy DOB 10/5/16 (8th month running) his weight is 7 kg is he healthy Or weak? please suggestion me. Weight ba...
His expected wt at this age should be about 8.5 kg. Give him good nourishing semi solids well cooked in ghee diet. If you are giving diluted milk, give him whole milk. Continue breastfeeding.
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Dear Doctor, my daughter is 6 months old. Mai usko kya kya khila sakti Hu. Aur kitni quantity Main. Uska weight bhi Kam Lagta hai. 6.8 kg. Kafi patli Lagti hai. Weight ki liye kya Karu?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Dear Doctor, my daughter is 6 months old. Mai usko kya kya khila sakti Hu. Aur kitni quantity Main. Uska weight bhi K...
1. Always start with a single food. Either a fruit, vegetable or grain. Avoid a mixture of foods. You can start with mashed fruit first. The presence of digestive enzymes in fruits helps the baby to digest them better. After a week, while you continue feeding fruit, you can start rice water (kanji), after a week clear dal soup or boiled vegetable water. You can also try feeding ragi milk extracted from soaked ragi / finger millet. 2. Always follow the 3 day test rule for every food you introduce. Wait for the results until the 4th day. 3. Introduce new foods to your baby during breakfast or lunch. Avoid trying new foods during the later time of the day. 4. A 6 month old baby can eat only a tsp of mashed food initially, slowly increase the quantity to a tbsp and then more. 5. Use stainless steel or glass bowls and cups for preparation of baby foods. Avoid plastic ware even made of any superior material, including virgin plastic or graded as BPA free. Any kind of plastic ware consists of plasticizers that are used to make the containers flexible. Plasticizers are similar to BPA and are an endocrine disruptor. Even BPA free plastic and virgin plastic ware have chemical plasticizers. Please use google search for more info. 6. Always feed the baby in a calm, quite environment and in a steady place like on the lap or in a high chair or on the floor. 7. While feeding, refrain the baby from activities like watching a TV show, playing with a hand held gadget like mobile, and tablet or game devices. Some of these emit radiation that is not good for the baby. 8. Meal time has to be a learning for the baby, speaking to your baby about the food – its texture, taste and color helps the baby to develop a liking for the food. Or narrate a good story to the baby, do not encourage the baby to talk while eating. This may seem to be over disciplined but this is the only way I have found to grow fuss free kids. They will begin to love any food that is served. 9. Introduce water from a steel cup or a glass not from a feeding bottle or sipper. A 90 ml cup is best suited. This makes the transition from teat to cup easy when the baby grows up.
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My son is 2 month 3 weeks old and he is having loose motions since last seven days, what should I do to stop it?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Tumkur
My son is 2 month 3 weeks old and he is having loose motions since last seven days, what should I do to stop it?
If he is exclusively breastfed unlikely to have loose motions confirm by showing to your pediatrician.
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Hello. Meri beti 4 year ki hai. But full slim hai food pora khati hai milk ziyada piti b hai but vo fat nai horai . please achi tonic ya KyA khalana bataye please Wait to 10 kg hai 5 month se.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello. Meri beti 4 year ki hai. But full slim hai food pora khati hai milk ziyada piti b hai but vo fat nai horai . p...
Hello, lybrate user, give her the following homoe medicine. @ cina 20-4 pills, thrice a day. @ calc. Phos 30-4 pills, thrice a day. Allow her to play with her friends, openly. She should be active physically to restore her appatite. Tk, care of her choice in meals. Report wkly, your feedback matters, please. Tk care.
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