Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Pat | 2009-02-26

Q.

6 months and overweight

My son is 6 months and weighs 10kgs, he is on formula and cereal, this is his normal schedule

At 6:30, about 200mls formula
At 10:00 , Cereal(4 spoons)
At 13:00 Purity
At 15:00 Purity Juice or formilar
At 18:00 Cereal

An then he wakes up around 01:00 am for milk(100mls)

Wakes up again around 03:00(about 50mls milk)
Am i doing something wrong as i think he is overweight. Please please advice

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby son's weight is definitely far above the average for his age.He does not appear to be overfeeding or eating too much. He may just be a very big boy. Let me know about his present length as this will help me to give you more information.

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