Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Nyamb' s | 2008/08/15


Over weight

My baby boy is 9months, he weighs 12.1kg so i' m worried about his weight, I only feed him twice a day, i gave him Cream of Maize Porrage and Formula milk NAN 2, I feed him with porrage at 09:00 in the morning and during the day i gave him water and milk, and again porrage in the evening at 17:00. So please help me.What must ido for him to reduce his weight?

Thank you
Nyamb' s

Expert's Reply



Your baby's weight is well above the average for his age. He may be very tall as well and he may simply be a very big boy. If he looks fat and his length is average for his age then there is a bit of a problem here.He seems to get very little in the way of food or formula so I can't understand where he is getting the excess calories which are responsible for his weight gain. My own feeling here is that if you measure his length you will find that he is very tall and his weight and height are in balance and he is just a very, very big boy.

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Posted by: Nyamb' s | 2008/08/20


His Length is 70 and he is very tall,he is also very active,is he going to have any problems when he grow up?
So what must i do to reduce his weight?

Thank you
Nyamb' s

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