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Dr. Y. Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: Paediatrics
Satisfied Customers: 3324
Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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Why can't my daughters new born suck she was two weeks early

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Why can't my daughters new born suck she was two weeks early and weighed 5.1 she has had some blood tests all clear but doctor now wants further tests what are they testing for
Hello, May be she was born with some difficulty and had brain issues, or she fell ill with some infection soon after birth causing this symptom. Tests will involve her nervous system assessment and further tests to find any sepsis anywhere.Meanwhile she may be spoon-fed with expressed breast milk if she can swallow, or by feeding tube inserted into stomach.Good luck to her.
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
She was born very quickly but was induced on Friday and not born until Sunday at 17.27 after a drip was used at 16.35 was she waiting too long to be born