Our expert says:
It is always advisable to consult a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area), for weight loss in small children, because the dietitian will have to work out a diet for your daughter that helps her to lose weight, but still permits her to grow normally. Does your lassie suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder? It is possible that she has ADD, if her memory is not good. If you have not yet had her assessed by a Pediatric Psychiatrist then please do consult such a dr (ask your gp to refer you), because it is important to find out what is impeding her memory (ADD or depression or anxiety, etc). Once you have a diagnosis, we can see what treatment she requires.
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