Posted by: Virosha | 2010/06/22


19 Month Not Eating

My son is 19mths. He hardly eats anything during the day. I am lucky if i can get him to take 2 bits of bread in the morning and the maybe he will eat some plain rice at somewhere during the rest of the day. I have tried to give him little snack that he can hold but he still wont try it. I put him on some periacten but it has not made a major difference but it does make him very drowzy. Please can you tell him how to get my son to eat more.

Expert's Reply



I really need to know about your son's weight before I can advise you regarding his poor appetite. Please weigh him and let me know what he weighs as soon as possible.

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Posted by: SD | 2010/06/30

My LG of 23 months is going through the exact same thing. Only eats plain rice,does not even drink her milk. I have tried numerous snacks and fingerfoods but it does not seem to work. It has stressed me for the past few weeks. I think it is a phase they go through.

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Posted by: Virosha | 2010/06/28

Awaiting advice

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Posted by: Virosha | 2010/06/25

he is 9kg.

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