Similar Questions with Answers
Question: Hi. My baby girl is 3 months old. She is underweight as her weight is 5 kgs only. As per dr her weight should be 6 to 7 kgs.
I'm giving her BF. Please advice what to do
Answer: Hi.. Dear feed her breast milk in every two hours.. Include dairy products and dry fruits in your diet.. Wait for another week, if you see no difference, see a pediatrician, he /she will prescribe a formula milk for weight gain, which you can give in addition to bm..
Question: My baby is not gaining weight according to the age.. She is only 6.4kg n she is 6 months old.. Her birth weight is 2. 250kg
Answer: You should start with solid diet so that some weight could get gained.
Here are the suggested diet but 1st you have to identify if your baby is ready got solid food
Your baby is able to sit on a chair with back support.
Baby’s head & neck are stable.
Baby can open and close the mouth around a spoon.
Baby is ready to chew.
He is curious and tries to grab & put food in his mouth.
Baby is still hungry after breastfeeding/formula feeding & shows interest in food.
If above points are checked then you can follow bellow:
Breast milk or formula milk
Well steamed and pureed vegetables like carrots, sweet potato, pumpkin , french beans
Pulse soup (moong dal ka pani)
Rice Water (Chawal ka pani)
Homemade single grain cereals like rice, barley, oats mixed with breastmilk or formula milk
Steamed and pureed fruits like pear, avocado, peach, chikoo.
Question: My daughter is 7 months 17 days...she is 6 kg...is she ok...her weight according to her age is ok....
Answer: Hi. What is her birth weight. In general the babies will gain double the weight by the first 5 months and triple by the end of first year.
If you feel her weight is low feed her well with weight gaunjbg food like dry fruits powder, bananas, potatoes and everything she eats. Because if the weight gain is through food it is good than through the medicine. Don't worry much. Work on that. Take care