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Hi my son is premature like I have to start with my 9th month by 1st April but he was born by 23rd March. He was in nursery for 14 days. Overall he is f9 but lack in weight he is just 2kg 90 grms. Pls suggest useful information for my baby. He looks week. My son is not able to take breast feed directly I use to pump and give to him. Bsc he was not wd me in starting days. Know my feed is getting less day by day.



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Gradually latch your baby and make sure you keep pumping.; That alone ensures proper supply. Massage your breasts and pump equally from both so that there are no engorgements.

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asha chaudhry

Hi anshika pls dont worry. Pls read the helpful articles shared. Satyam Sharma has shared a very helpful post on this topic. Sharing the link with u. Tagging more moms who can advise u. Hang in there - we are all here for u.

asha chaudhry

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Bhavna Anadkat

Hi dear. ...dnt worry about all everything will b fine. ..i face the same situation. ...evn 2.9 kg is good weight as my son was 2.5 kg. ..n dear if baby is not able to shuck to aap bowl me apna milk leke spoon se dijie....Every time latch him ...agar bm is less pl take more liquid n satavrex powder with milk; (my Dr suggest me for increase breastmilk )...and please read all; articles shared all mommies which are very useful. ..

Sonam patel

Anshika first of all relax... Being a mom to a premature is challenging but yes you will do it so well. My son was born with just 2 kgs. He was in nicu for 17 days and had the same problems. He was not able to latch and was weak.
As of now keep pumping and feeding. But keep trying. Baby will take time to learn how to latch. Don't give bottles...Feed with spoon and make sure to feed every 2 hours.;
The more you feed the more is produced. So, I will suggest that pump every 2 hours and have healthy diet with lots of fluids. I know it's gonna be tiring but you will have to do it. It's only a matter of few months. And everything will b fine.
Also practice kangaroo therapy. This helps premature babies a lot. Take care...

Anshika

Thanks so much all of u for ur support nice advice given by all.

Anshika

Thanks to all for replying; and for helpful advice.

aradhana sharma

Hi anshika...all mothers have given you great answers.. m aom of baby who was born with gestational age of 28 weeks .. initially he was in nicu for 48 days..and after coming home I fed my.milk thru katori spoon sterlize each time...electric breast pump is a blessing to all.preemie moms. You have to ensure following things for develoent of your baby - 1. Give milk every two hours or when ever baby is hungry , express thru electric breast pump, and keep and feed, you can keep your milk for 4 hours in room temperature, try to give fresg milk though, keep trying different positions Baby; will latch soon.. keep doing kangaroo mother therepy at home till baby reaches 2.5 and it is very helpful in increasing milk. Give your best to increase your milk , take fluids , juices,fruits,green leafy vegetables,seasome ,souf,bottleguard, poshto, daliya and milk,dairy products , methi ...add all this to your diet..it will help.in milk, avoid gassy , spicy , oily food completely . Balance diet and frequent calcium.oron rich diet is helpful.in increasing milk. Keep infections away by maintaining good hyegeine , avoid public places for babies , take all vaccines on time, keep away with people who have infection, regular hand wash practice for all memeber who touch baby..and its best if baby is with mother and you take care of her all the time. As your already a super mom, God has bestowed you strength just focus and take help if any required.. your baby will be very healthy soon. Regular message your breast also.; Also go for regular checkups of baby by your pedetrician, and identify any.low muscle tone issue if any which premature babies have so that they can guide gentle exercise for baby to avoid any development al delay.; Also get the other checkups done regularly as guided by doctor . Premature babies do great ..all that they need is lot of care from mommies and family ..which you will do.best m sure :)

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