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Infant not gaining weight. What can be done?

my baby was steadily gaining weight before until she reaches 4 months .. she was 2.45 on birth and 6.5 at 4 months.. so i tried giving her bottle feeding although she dosent take it most of the time.... and she sleeps for longer hours after 2 am upto 9 am the without any feeding.. how can i help her to increase weight like before..she used to gain a kg on every month before
Asked On : Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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Hello saba7977035,
There is no need to worry. You child is fine. After 3 to 4 months of life, a child doesn't gain wt as fast as it did in first few months. Normal weight gain is approximately 25 - 30 gms per day. And you child is gaining approximately 33 gms per day. So no need to worry. Another thing, if the child doesn't like bottle feeds, then don't force. You can also try spoon feeding.
Hope this answers you query.
Answered: Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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