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Baby Care

Double Check Your Child’s Meds Dosage With The Doctor!

Double Check Your Child’s Meds Dosage With The Doctor!

I felt really disturbed after reading about the case of a 20-month old baby boy who was given double dosage of meds by the pharmacist of a private hospital here in KL in yesterday’s newspapers.  The pharmacist not only prescribed double dosage of fever meds […]

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Maltofer Syrup (Iron) For Baby C

Maltofer Syrup (Iron) For Baby C

When our surgeon prescribed Maltofer syrup (iron) to Baby C to increase her haemoglobin which was quite low, I really thought my baby would not be able to swallow the black yucky looking stuff… coz I knew I wouldn’t be able  to.   I am one who […]

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Feeding Baby C Fruits

Feeding Baby C Fruits

Baby C loves most fruits. So far, I’ve given her papayas, red dragon fruits, oranges, apples, plums, grapes, strawberries, pears, peaches and yesterday, gave her avocado. Peach is one of Baby C’s favorite fruits, next to strawberry. I love peaches too, they are my favorite. […]

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Always Double Check Your Kids’ Meds Dosage With The Doctor

Always Double Check Your Kids’ Meds Dosage With The Doctor

After given wrong dosage of antibiotics twice by the pharmacists from 2 private hospitals recently, my advise to everyone is that it’s best to double check with your paed after you have received the meds from the pharmacy in the hospital. First incident – a […]

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Phobia Of Anything Fed To Her Using Spoon And Syringe

Phobia Of Anything Fed To Her Using Spoon And Syringe

When the IV line was prematurely taken off from her hand on Monday night, Baby C had to be given oral antibiotics (Zinnat) at the hospital. Zinnat must have tasted yucky coz Baby C bawled big time and struggled until she puked. Hubby and I […]

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Clean Freak

Clean Freak

Ever since Baby C has been having frequent attacks of UTI and having bacteria detected in her pee most of the time, I have taken many precautionary measures to minimize bacteria from entering her body. Yesterday, I bought some Dettol wet wipes and a box […]

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My Nose Playing Tricks On Me Or Is There Bacteria In The Pee Again?

My Nose Playing Tricks On Me Or Is There Bacteria In The Pee Again?

I don’t know if my nose is playing tricks on me. Yesterday morning at around 4am, Baby C’s soiled diaper smelled a tad foul. At 6am when I changed it again, it smelled a little foul too. And so for the whole of yesterday, I […]

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Baby Hiccups = Poo Poo

Baby Hiccups = Poo Poo

Though I have 3 kids, it was only after I had Baby C that I found out that when a baby hiccups, this means that a poo poo is bound to follow suit.  It was my confinement lady who told me this.  I didn’t believe […]

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