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Weight gain ways for baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Growth and Development in Children
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hello doctor..Good Morning
Doctor :   good morning
User :   Am I chating with child specialist
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   ok ..
User :   My daughter is 2.5 years old, she is active & healthy...but the main problem is she is very thin & her weight is 10.5 Kg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is her height?
User :   height i don't know doctor..we feel height is as per her age
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you and your wife lean too?
User :   we both are medium
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does your daughter eat properly
User :   no doctor...she don't eat properly...
User :   for eating 2 idly's she will take 40 min to 1 hrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   she should be roughly 12 kgs for her age
User :   she just likes milk only
Doctor :   you can give her some supplements in milk
User :   ok
Doctor :   give her
Doctor :   buffalo milk
User :   ok
Doctor :   it has more fat content
Doctor :   than regular milk
User :   any other tonics to increase her apetite
Doctor :   i would not recommend tonics in one so young
Doctor :   if she eats egg
Doctor :   give her egg twice a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can mix soy powder in milk
Doctor :   it is protein rich
User :   currently we are using pediasure...what is your opinion on it?
Doctor :   nuts are also good
User :   ok
Doctor :   continue using it
Doctor :   you can give her groundnut mixed in jaggery
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
User :   filled it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   give her high protein diet
Doctor :   more pulses
Doctor :   make food in a form she eats
Doctor :   have you gotten her vaccinated?
User :   yes doctor..everything is upto date
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   anything else you want to know about?
User :   ok doctor..thanks a lot for the sugesstions
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