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Weight gain in babies - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i have 2 childrens both are females, on 7 yrs and another 5mnt 1week, baby she wont eat more i give her 4 times cerelac only 2 spoons in each feed and afternoon ragisari whether this is the limit what she eat, all tell that she should eat more than this but what is the reason that she wont eat more? her weight is 6.1kgs birth weight is 3.3kgs. whether it is normal?
User :   Know she will shout and she will get cough this is normal or not?
Doctor :   The wt would be doubled in 6 months
Doctor :   to the birth wt
Doctor :   so she is normal by wt now
Doctor :   Getting cough during such times is also AAAAAAA
Doctor :   yoiu should not be worried
Doctor :   too
Doctor :   You can consult the pediatrician to check if there are no medical causes of her loss of appetite
User :   her food doctor?
Doctor :   by physical examiniation
Doctor :   The food that she takes is fine right now
User :   she is very active
Doctor :   Some children would be indifferent
Doctor :   at food behaviours
User :   but compare 2 my sisterinlaw baby she looks very leen?
Doctor :   unless there is some delayed milestones the parents should not compare with the elder ones
Doctor :   or the neighbour kids
User :   should i give her banana, it wont cause cold or cough?
User :   now she crawl that's all she wont come front why?
Doctor :   it wont cause
Doctor :   you can give it
Doctor :   It is too early to ask her
Doctor :   Let her take her own time
User :   when she will able 2 come front?
Doctor :   next two months
User :   why she shout doctor? for any irritation or normal?
Doctor :   These are the skills of language devolopment
Doctor :   Does she urinate and pass motions
Doctor :   regularly
Doctor :   Does she cry for food
Doctor :   these are to be importantly taken care of
User :   but when ever she get up & also when I am holding her also she will shout. know also she is shouting like anything why/
Doctor :   Did you check with the doctor
Doctor :   any physical ijury
Doctor :   injury causing pain
User :   she passes green stools every time somt time yellow why/
Doctor :   Thats normal
User :   can i have ur name & phone no.
Doctor :   Dr XXXX
Doctor :   080-0000
Doctor :   you can call from 12pm to 6pm
Doctor :   from Monday to Friday
User :   ur address?
Doctor :   We dont do personbal consulatatin
User :   atleast which area?
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do Inform me when done.
User :   thanks doctor?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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