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What should be ideal body weight of a 9 month old baby? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Apr-2014
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User:Good Morning Doctor
Doctor:
Please proceed with your query
Doctor:good morning
User:I have a 1 yr 9 months old daughter
User:her weight is just 10.9 kgs
User:is it ideal weight for that age
Doctor:it seems to be less for her age
User:she hardly likes to eat anything
User:after distracting her we feed her
User:will her weight affect anything
Doctor:her ideal weight should be 11.6
User:please suggest how we can improve her weight
Doctor:She is not grossly underweight
Doctor:10.9 is still a good weight
Doctor:You must feed her the foods that she elikes
Doctor:Do not force her to eat
Doctor:Give her milk
Doctor:fruits
Doctor:and vegetables
Doctor:Do something like rewarding
Doctor:If she eats what you feed, offer to reward her with goodies
User:we try everything..but she gets cranky and irrirated if we try to feed her
Doctor:Yes, 2 yrs old are like that
Doctor:but as parents you must continue your efforts
Doctor:Keep trying
User:and she will again and again ask for milk
User:i got to know that XXXXXXX 500 ml milk is good for her
Doctor:Please give her as much milk as she asks
User:or else she will get constipated
Doctor:Nothing like that
Doctor:You can give up to 100ml per day
Doctor:some toddlers drink even more
User:she has more then 500 ml daily
Doctor:good
Doctor:continue to give her
Doctor:nothing to worry as of now
User:we have started with buffalo milk for her recently
Doctor:according to me, she is growing fine
User:and she still has Nan Pro 4
Doctor:you can continue to give it provided she is able to tolerate it well
Doctor:Continue that as well
User:ok .so any amount of milk is not an issue then
Doctor:no
Doctor:all right
User:ok..and dry fruits can we give her..such as cashew nuts,badam
Doctor:is that all for now or do you have more queries to ask?
Doctor:yes, surely
Doctor:why not
Doctor:please give her
User:ok Doctor..thanks much
User:i have no more queris
Doctor:ok
Doctor:Good day ahead
Doctor:take care
Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor::)
User:thanks..bye
User::)
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