HIV/Aids

Question
Posted by: Anon | 2017/05/16

Q.

HIV positive and breast feeding

Dr Sindi im hiv positive recently had a baby and breastfeeding exclusively. However my 10days old baby is constipated. Should I stop breastfeeding and formula feed,?

Expert's Reply

A.

HIV/Aids expert
- 2017/05/19

Continue breastfeeding exclusively. It's rare for babies to get constipated. They do make funny noises when they are sleeping. It sounds like they're in pain but they're not. It's called Grunting Baby Syndrome. It should end by the time baby is three to four months old

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