What should I do if my breastfed child suffers from bloating due to food accumulation?

Question 1: My baby is 12 days old, breastfeeding, and often has abdominal bloating, especially at night. He has bowel movements 3 or 4 times a day, and sometimes he farts with feces. In addition, his right eye will have yellow eye droppings every two days, so much that it can make him blurry and unable to open his eyes. What\’s going on? Dr. Luo Zhen’s answer: Intestinal flatulence is generally caused by immature intestinal development, too fast feeding, allergies, etc. Therefore, the treatment is generally to remove the triggering factors and promote the discharge of flatulence. Don\’t let your baby nurse too fast every time. Use scissor hands to control the flow rate of milk. Mothers should not eat foods that easily produce gas, such as soy products, leeks, sweet potatoes, etc., and should not eat fish, shrimp, crabs and other allergenic seafood. Give your baby a hot compress on his belly and do passive exercises every day. In addition, it is better to combine probiotics and simethicone with compound pepsin granules, which is very safe. If you have eye problems, take your baby to the ophthalmologist to see if it is dacryocystitis. Question: What should I do if my 21-year-old baby\’s tongue accidentally bleeds and keeps crying? Also, he always snores at night. Is he suffering from calcium deficiency? Dr. Cui Lixia’s answer: If the bleeding has stopped, it’s not a big problem and it looks like a scratch. You can apply iodine glycerin. Snoring is not due to calcium deficiency. You need to go to an otolaryngologist to check whether there is adenoid hypertrophy. Question 3: I am 36 weeks pregnant and my skin is not as good as before. I feel itchy all over my body and pimples appear when I scratch it. Is this a normal reaction during pregnancy? When I was pregnant with my first baby, I only felt itchy in my belly, which was probably the cause of stretch marks. But this time I have been feeling itchy since the late stage, and there was nothing wrong with the blood test before. Dr. Zhang Qiaoli answered: We need to check whether the body is yellow or not. It is recommended that mothers check bile acid and liver function on an empty stomach. If there are no problems, they can observe first.

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