Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: sister -inlaw | 2008/06/24

Q.

solids

My sister-inlaws baby was premature his 10 weeks old now and my mother -inlaw wants to feed him porridge, his very restless at night and in the day , and my mother -in law feels he will sleep better if his on solids.His 5 kg now .

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your little nephew is not ready for solids yet. There may be a reason for him being so restless such as colic. Write in to our Premature baby line on Health24 and you will get good advice.

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