Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: phindy | 2010/08/02

Q.

refuse to eat

i have 16week old baby this few day he refuse to eat solid food he cry when u put spoon on his mouth i dont now whether hi has sore throat or should i change the food

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The answer here is to wait longer before offering your baby solid food. Wait at least 4 weeks or even until he is 6 months old before trying again. Start off with a rice or maize cereal when you again start on solids. Milk is his most important source of nutrition now.

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