Posted by: naomi | 2005/07/14



My toddler is 2 years old and still not eating properly.He is on a multi vitamin vydaylin but its not an eating supplement.He has the weigth of a one year old and the height of a one an a half year old.I am realy worried about his height and weight.

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Babies often do this after the very rapid growth of the first year. His appetite will return with time, dont force things and dont make mealtimes unpleasant. No appetite stimulants really work.

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Posted by: SLC | 2005/07/15

I read somewhere once that a toddler won't starve themselves & will eat when they're hungry.

What does your son weigh?
Has he been ill at any stage?

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Posted by: jane | 2005/07/14

my girl is 5 yrs and weights 13kg's and is also very short, pead say's she's fine and if she is healthy, eating at breakf, lunch, dinn she is ok- we sometimes sit with a woodenspoon and given slap's when she does not... you get meal replacements with all the right goodies in they need- with popeye on the tin...cant recall the name, that worked as well. all of the best

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