Breast Milk

Breast milk is produced by the mammary glands present in the female breast. This process begins during pregnancy. Colostrum is the first breast milk, and it is used for feeding newborns. Breast milk is composed of protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and other hormones. Its composition varies from mother to mother.

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My baby often has loose stools. What medicines should I give him?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a six months old son. He often suffers from loose stools. I do not know why it happens. My friend suggested I give Mathulai manappagu. Please share your thoughts.  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. Giving medicine is not the ideal solution to his problem. Firstly, try to find out the exact cause behind the loose motions. Because once you find out the exact cause, it will be easy for you to avoid that causative factor and the loose mo...  Read Full »

How to unplug blocked nipple pores?

Query: Hi doctor, My child is 4 months old. Since birth, he is on formula feed because my breast pores have been blocked. I really want to breastfeed him. Please suggest a way to feed my child.  Read Full »


Dr. Shilpi Rajnish Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a common problem which women face. An underwired bra or any kind of pressure on the breast could have caused a plugged milk duct. It is recommended to position the baby's chin pointing to the lump and to change the baby's feeding position. Unplug the duct by ...  Read Full »

Can teething cause diarrhea?

Query: Hi doctor, My baby is 6 months old. For the past couple of days, he is suffering from diarrhea (watery stools and green type stools) five to seven times a day. His gums are also hard and red, may be teething. Currently he is on antibiotics, multivitamins and some medicines for diarrhea. I would b...  Read Full »


Dr. Neeru Bharadwaj

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. By reading your query, it is clear that the baby is suffering from diarrhea due to dentition only. I would advise you to stop antibiotics as it is not necessary to the baby now. Please give him homeopathic medicine Chamomilla 30c potency only two drops in little water ...  Read Full »

Being a lactating mother, How can I manage PIH through ayurveda?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a lactating mother. I have PIH. My kid is just 16 days over. Now, I am taking VilwadiLehyam 5 gram, Jirakadyarishtam 15 ml, and Dasamoolarishtam 15 ml before food without medical advice. Can I continue this? Currently, I am taking tablet Labebet 100 mg, Shelcal 500 mg.  Read Full »


Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After delivery a mother needs care. She feels pain and tiredness. Also, an increase in metabolism help in the production of milk. To restore strength and stamina, you should take Jeevaneeya and Balya ayurvedic medicines. You need to do a regular massage. You are consu...  Read Full »

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