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Question: My baby girl 5 months old..sheis having weight of 5 kg..only breast feeding..birth weight was 2.5 kg..what am i supposed yo increase her weight
Answer: Hi dear,
Since her birth weight was low,it ia obvious to have little issues with weight gain.Right now your milk is the only source of nutrition for our baby.moreover the first 7 days baby would.loose all water weight.so you would find some loss of weight in baby ,which is normal.but baby should gain back the birth weight in next three weeks .and with in first three months baby must double the birth weight .frequent feeding especially every 2-3 hours in first month and then 3-4 hours in second month is must for healthy weight gain.you need to eat healthy so that baby gains faster.,you need to consume:
eat balanced diet including fresh vegetables and fruits. increase your diet by eating extra 500 calories in a day.include lot of proteins, especially from animal meat.like egg,chicken,mutton ,fish.drink plenty of water too
Feed from one breast full,only then hind milk,which is the richest milk can be accessible to your baby.foremilk is thinner and only quenches thirst
Question: my girl baby birth weight is 3.100kg now 4.5 months old weight is 5.3kg..only bm
..how to increase weight
Answer: In the initial 3 months, infants put on about 1 kg each month. From 3-6 months, weight gain reduces to 1/2 kg/month; from 6-9 months, it becomes 1/3, and for 9-12 months, it settles to 1/4 kg. In full term infants, the birth weight doubles in the 4th month and triples when they reach 12 months and 4* when they reach on 24 month.
Question: My baby girl birth weight 3 kg .now she is 3 month old and 5kg only .is it low ? she is regular breastfeeding.what do to increase weight
Answer: Hello dear
If u see that ur baby is not gaining weight from ur breastfeed then u can start giving ur baby formula milk which also contains same nutrients which mother milk have.
But it would be good if u breastfeed ur baby till 6 months.