Archive for February 2012

It is easy to blame the mother

In clinic. Just seen a distressed mum and a distressed baby boy, 10-month old. He is not sleeping,  crying,  screaming and waking every hour or so. Also, not eating and will only suckle from the breast. He’s not growing, he’s losing weight. Mother has sought help from a lot of different doctors and a paediatrician […]


Next best after breast milk – what formula?

What Formula should my baby have?  This is the desperate question that many mothers ask me.  They know that cow’s milk is making their baby sick, and now they are searching for the best alternative.  They are ready to wean, but they are unaware of the various choices and what will best suit their baby. […]