Childhood Diseases

Posted by: WORRIED | 2009/06/22



Good day

i have a 9 month&  2 weeks old baby. She is a happy baby but she does not want to eat anything, she has her purity and home cooked food. But we have to struggle with feedin her. she tends to hold the food in her mouth. she only has milk (nan 2) when she is asleep, which is not more than 100ml. Please help to recommed something that i can give to increase her appitite. I took her for her 9 month vaccine and she is 1kg under wieght , she is 7.8 kg.

Please help.................

Expert's Reply



There is no medicine that you can give to your baby that will improve her appetite. She may prefer very soft well pureed food at this stage.She is certainly not taking enough milk per day now. I am concerned that she is drinking so poorly and not eating well. It would be best for her to be seen by a paediatrician to make sure that she is completely well.

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