Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Sandra | 2009/06/24

Q.

toddler of 17 months refuses to eat

Dear Doc,

My son has just turned 17 months, he will only eat porridge in the morning and then take one bite of lunch and then wont eat untill the next day. He totally refuses to eat, if im eating he will take a bite of my meat or what im eating, and u can see he is starving as he will put the whole piece in his mouth. Im not sure what i should do as im kinda stressed about it, he hasnt been well, and have been on medication. But im taking him off the meds now to see if it was that, that is causing it.
Please could you let me know what i should do, as im sick to death about stressing about him.

thanks sooo much

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Unfortunately you have not told me what your son's weight is. I need this information in order to advise you further.

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Posted by: Dee | 2009/06/29

Hi Sandra

Just an advice

When you reply to the doc, start a new post bcz he doesn' t go back to the replied posts, so you wont be getting an anwer from him.

When you start a new one say on the subject: Re post (check your post nr) then you can put the same subjct if you want

Reply to Dee
Posted by: sandra | 2009/06/25

Hi,

Saw his weight yesterday 10.3 kg

My son has just turned 17 months, he will only eat porridge in the morning and then take one bite of lunch and then wont eat untill the next day. He totally refuses to eat, if im eating he will take a bite of my meat or what im eating, and u can see he is starving as he will put the whole piece in his mouth. Im not sure what i should do as im kinda stressed about it, he hasnt been well, and have been on medication. But im taking him off the meds now to see if it was that, that is causing it.
Please could you let me know what i should do, as im sick to death about stressing about him.

thanks sooo much

Reply to sandra

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