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My daughter two months old and premature baby now she feed milk thro nipple by pushing milk thro syringe. Now she weighs 2 kg. Dr. told to start mother feeding. She did nt take mother milk directly and she started crying while try to attempt .plz guide us.

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Give her expressed breast milk with spoon not bottle.
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Don't loose your patience and offer her breast feeding frequently called demand feed ie as and when baby cries put whole areola ie dark portion around nipple into her mouth and slowly press the milk into her mouth. After one week she will have strong sucking then no need to push milk. Offer one breast at a time till it empties fully and second breast for next feed like this she will get best qwaliti and quantity of milk.
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Any change is difficult. Persist with the efforts and soon she will learn. Give her direct breast feeding first, may be then expressed breast milk with wati spoon for initial few days.
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Hello, You got to have patience and perseverance. Keep attempting to nurse her mother's milk, you will surely succeed. Feeding mother milk is more important in case of premature babies.
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