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Suggest healthy ways to increase weight in toddlers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Dec-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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Practicing since : 2003
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User:hello dr
User:this chat for my 2.2 yr old son
User:his waight I sonly 9.8 it ok for his age sirr
User:I could see all the babies of similar age are more than 13 and 14 kg sir
Doctor:It think he is underweight
Doctor:He should gain up to 13 kg
User:what I shoud do for this dr
User:what we have to feed specially for him to gain up to this kg sir
User:hello sir
Doctor:What is your pediatrician saying
Doctor:does he rule out any medical conditions
Doctor:like parasites in the stomach etc
User:he is saying that it will get normal more this he was 2.75 kg while on his birth.
User:this -read as things
User:he is normal and no ruled out any medical conditions as well dr
Doctor:Children wants to play a lot during this time
Doctor:so the children of the most patient parents win
Doctor:ask your doctor for deworming and then start Zincovit drops
Doctor:That will increase the appetite
User:the same age Childs are almost started to speak 30% also .But my case he is listening and understand every things and not speak the words except amma and appa dr.
Doctor:that is fine
Doctor:the language is ok
Doctor:the will pick up at 3 yrs
User:what are the recomented food for him in this age to overcome this weight issue dr
Doctor:There are no recommended foods all foods have to be given for children at this age
Doctor:for complete balanced diet
Doctor:You should give whatever you eat at home
Doctor:Give him boiled egg one per day
Doctor:along with whatever you have at home
User:both yellow and white part?
Doctor:green leaves with dal every day
Doctor:Beetroot, carrot, radish are also good
User:ok sir thanks .
Doctor:As I said it requires mountain amount of patience
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