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Child attracted to sweet food. What should be done? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 22-Aug-2013
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User:hello doctor
User:i have 18 months old daughter
User:she used to eat only sweet food
User:her weight is 9kg
Doctor:Please go ahead
User:is it ok if i give her sweet
User:she likes sweet rice only
Doctor:No. Excess sweet and only sweet diet will not be good
Doctor:You have to encourage and habituate her for other foods also
User:ya she takes other food but in rice she likes sweet rice
Doctor:Ok. It is ok for now but try to to encourage and habituate her for without sweet also. It is not big problem but should be addressed now only. Otherwise, it would be difficult to convince her later
User:ok.. thanks doctor
Doctor:Is there any thing else I can help you with?
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User:her head measurement is 45cm.. is it ok
User:height is 77cm
Doctor:Head circumference of 45 cms at 18 months is good.
Doctor:The average height at 18 months is 3o to 32 inches. 77cms is good enough height at this age.
Doctor:Therefore you need not be bothered.
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