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Infant. Reduced appetite. Advice infant diet - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Jun-2013
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Doctor:I am xxxxxxxxx
User:Is it possible to talk to a Pediatrician!
Doctor:You can post a queestion to Pediatrician
User:Hi doc!
User:I prefer live chat
Doctor:but not available over Pediatrician
User:I am not sure if you can also take up my doubts!
Doctor:yes sure
Doctor:You will get a reply from Pediatrician in couple of hours
Doctor:so you do not need to wait
User:My one year son does not eat anything!
User:I need some clarifications on that...
User:He is still eating Cerelac and Easum!
User:he does not eat anything else...I am very curious....Is it ok to wait?
Doctor:What is the weight?
Doctor:What is his birth weight?
Doctor:Are you with me?
User:his birth weight is 3.740 Kg
Doctor:current weight?
Doctor:If he 9 kg that is good weight
Doctor:and you can still continue with Cerelac
Doctor:You should be patient and try new things
Doctor:like purees, fruit pulp
Doctor:Give only boiled stuff
User:ok...i have not seen his current weight
User:at 10 months, he was 8+
User:boiled stuff ?
Doctor:boiled fruit and vegetables
Doctor:mash them and add to the food
Doctor:he should be over 9 kg now
Doctor:Do not worry
User:sorry, in fact he was 9.3 at 10 months
Doctor:Ok that good
Doctor:why are so worried
Doctor:he is picking the right weight at right time
User:after that he sufferered from diarrhea and the doctor advised to stop mother's milk
User:and then he has become very lean
User:also he is not eating anything
Doctor:Not to worry
User:Is it ok to continue with Cerelac and Easum
Doctor:things will pick and most children
User:he is also eating some biscuites
Doctor:Weight is important and whether he is achieving the milestone
Doctor:are the key things to check
User:He is very active....
User:he is very smart i feel
User:he is able to stand not walking though
User:Should be concerned that he has not walked till 13 months?
User:Should I be concerned*
Doctor:Not really, with support?
Doctor:is he walking with support?
User:yes, he can walk if i hold his hands
Doctor:very good
Doctor:Do not worry
User:OK ;-)
User:Can I give him cow milk in smaller quantity?
Doctor:why not you can try
User:OK... Can you please suggest some good nutritional food that he might like as he is not eating rice made food
Doctor:I think you can post to the dietiian here
Doctor:they will respond with infant diet
User:Oh ok sure
User:Thanks a lot Doc
User:Much appreciated
Doctor:THank you
Doctor:Do you have any more queries
Doctor:Bye have a nice day
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