Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: ZAY | 2009/09/08

Q.

VITAMIN FOR BABY 17 MONTHS OLD

DEAR DR
MY SON IS 17 MONTHS OLD AND HAS A VERY POOR APPETEITE HE IS ON S26GOLD 3 AND IS VERY CONSTIPATED I HAVE TRIED ALL THE DIFFERENT MILKS BUT IT DOES NOT HELP I EVEN TRIED THE PARMALAT FIRST GROWTH HE DOES NOT LIKE THE TASTE WHAT CAN I GIVE HIM TO MAKE HIM GAIN WEIGHT AND WHAT CAN I ALSO GIVE HIM FOR CONSTIPATION THE PROBLEM IS HE DOES NOT WANT TO DRINK THE DULPHALAC IS THERE SOMETHING ELSE THANK YOU

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your son would probably do best on ordinary full cream cow's milk. You can add Nesquik to the milk to make it taste better. Speak to your pharmacist about Pegicol for your baby as a laxative.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

1
user comments

C.

Posted by: clemie | 2009/09/08

Hi, My daughter had constipation, each morning i give her half a cup of warm water with half a teaspoon of brown sugar it helped her.

Reply to clemie

Want to comment?

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.