Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: nyamb' s | 2008/08/26

Q.

Over Weight

Hi

My baby boy is 9months old and his weight is 12.1kg and his Length is 70cm, so is he going to have any problem when he grow up? but he is very active and happy, What must i do to loose his weight?

Thank you
Nyamb'  s

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

Your son is indeed very overweight. The average normal weight at this age is 10kg. Of concern is that his height is actually below average for his age. So in proportion to his height his weight is even more of a problem. Are you simply feeding him too much?I am sure that our forum members will advise you what to do about your baby's diet.

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Posted by: Nyamb' s | 2008/08/28

Hi

I only feed my baby twice a day in the morning at 09:00 i gave him cream of maize porrage and evening at 17:00, during the day he ony drink water and rooibos tea for kids, sometimes i gave him pumpking, and he only drink NAN 2 during the night. even in the afternoon he don' t want milk.but he weighs 12.1kg and length is 70cm and he is only 9Month.

Reply to Nyamb&#39 s
Posted by: x | 2008/08/27

Hi

What does your baby eat in a day? x

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