Lactation problems are very common, not only for first-time mothers but nursing moms in general. Breastfeeding is a natural way of providing babies and young infants with the nutrients they need for healthy growth and development. Almost all mothers can breastfeed and are encouraged to do so, provided they have accurate information and the support of their family. Their doctors, the health care system and society at large should help as well.

How can I get medical help online?

Since most mothers are settling in at home with their new baby, getting expert medical advice at home not only saves time and money, but effort too! Online health services like My live doctors can connect you to qualified healthcare professionals instantly. Download the app from Google playstore or Apple store on your phone and search the online clinic list in Pakistan for an online doctors.

In developing countries like Pakistan where people lack basic education, women are faced with unsolicited advice, anecdotes and home remedies to tackle nursing issues. They may cause more harm than benefit. Most rural areas and remote villages in Pakistan lack basic healthcare necessities. Telemedicine stations like My live doctors can provide accurate and helpful information to such women and help them nurse their babies in a healthy way.

How long should I nurse my baby?

Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended up to 6 months of age. Breastmilk contains all the necessary nutrients needed to promote normal healthy growth and development in babies in their first six months of life and remains the most important food during their first year. After that, the weaning process i.e. introduction of food along with continued breastfeeding begins up to two years of age or beyond.
If you’re confused in terms of which foods to introduce to your baby, you can ask a physician online anywhere in Pakistan and discuss your concerns with them.
Incorporating expert advice and making informed decisions will ensure that your child stays healthy. Food allergies are also common in children. If you feel your child isn’t responding well to a certain foods, vomits or develops a generalized rash on the body you can send a picture on consult an online physician through video call. Get treated at home and bypass long waiting lines at hospitals.
If however, you face an emergency situation then call your local emergency number and visit a local medical facility as soon as possible.

Can I breastfeed during pregnancy?

If you become pregnant and are nursing an infant, that can take a toll on you physically and mentally with a demanding baby by your side. If you become pregnant, it’s your choice whether you want to continue to breastfeed or you may like to gradually wean your baby. This is an individual choice. Whatever decision you make, it is important to maintain a healthy diet. Seek advice from your healthcare provider or ask an online Physician in Pakistan. With everything available online, seeking healthcare without having to visit a doctor’s office has never been easier. For more information, please visit

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Abigail Kane MD is a graduate of George Washington University school of medicine. Dr. Kane trained in the department of cardiology during her residency. During her residency she was able to provide utmost care and consultation which resulted in an overall improvement of the department. Dr. Kane has been practicing as a cardiologist in California since 1997. She currently has 7 publications in the American Journal of Cardiology and has co-authorships involving other publications. Her practice focuses on new research in the field of Cardiology in accordance with published clinical trials. Most of her treatment strategies are evidence based as her are research papers. She has always been a career-driven, ambitious individual with high aspirations. Dr. Kane is listed as a major contributor in the publication that featured the therapeutic effects of a new cardio-protective drug that may be used in preventive cardiology. Currently Dr. Kane hold various certifications from the American Board of Internal Medicine and she was also recognized with an award for her work in cardiology research.