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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: lizzy | 2007/03/22

Q.

calming baby

i wrote in before (post number 394) regarding my little one who is very hyper. you recommended atterax syrip 2 hours before the christening ceromony. my problem is that im worn out. she is getting extra hyper and im afraid i cant manage. im not coping very well cos its just getting worse. she isnt on any meds, has baby r/bos tea without sugar. has never had sweets or anything containing sugar. im thinking of putting her on something but dont know what to. please help me. im desperate. nothing interests her for more than 3 minutes. i always have to change toys, colors, rooms. she is a very poor sleeper. everything she does is noisy. always bagging, kicking,throughing and screaming. even holds her breath when angry, pulls her face angrilly till she turns red in the face. please help me.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You sound as if you are the end of your tether. You do not say how old your baby is. In any case I am very concerned about her and about you.Does her father help you with managing her and keeping her busy?You really need to take her to a paediatrician for a full evaluation as her behaviour is so uncharacteristic of an infant or toddler.

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