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Child has low appetite, taking formula and breast milk, bonnisan gripe water. Increase appetite?

My 3.4 month old daughter seems to have very low appetite.She does takes 200 ml of formula milk and 150 ml of breast milk in 24 hrs.Do you think a total of 350 ml milk is enough for her.She weighs 5 kgs.I give her bonnisan gripe water twice a day.Please advice how to increase her appetitie?
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Asked On : Sun, 21 Apr 2013
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Thanks for writing to health care magic.

Why do you want to give formula to your baby.

You should give your baby exclusive breast feeding and nothing else.

Breast feeding is ideal for your baby's brain development. It prevents against infections. It has got lot of other advantages also.

Gripe water is not recommended for babies.

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In such scenario the questions are directly forwarded to me .............. and I can answer your queries regarding your kid online regularly.

Hope this helps.
Take care

Dr Y V Siva Sankara Murty
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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