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Child eats very little. What to do?

Hello, My daughter is 7 years old and weighs 15.5 kg. She is poor eater. She will probably be happy with one meal a day. Her lunch intake is 1/2 a normal chapathi and 1/2 an egg. I just can t get her to eat stomach full. She eats a bit (if at all she eats at all) and then pretends she is going to vomit if forced to eat further. I just don t know what I should do. Thanks & Regards,
Asked On : Sat, 17 Nov 2012
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take your daughter to a psychiatrist for counselling. she is sufferring from a disease called anorexia nervosa. in this , child does not it much because of fear of gaining weight. it is more common in the adolescent girls.
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