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17.5 year old having 10.8 kg. Is this a good weight? Diet to be given?

hi my son is seventeen and half months now and he is weighing 10.8kgs. Is it a good weight?? what can i give him to increase his weight. Normally I give him veggies, fruits, rice, ragi mixed with dal powder, milk, yogurt, The main thing which is very concerned for me is he has not got his teeth yet not even a single. what to do??
Asked On : Thu, 7 Jun 2012
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a child of this age group should be eating almost everything that his family does minus spices and chillies

a good calorie diet rich in nutrients should be provided including milk, egg. one should not forget to add dal to rice as this mixture will complete protein requirement

give him lot of vegetables, fruits etc.....they are rich in minerals and vitamins

if he does not have a single teeth till this age pl get him examined by a pediatrician

take care
Answered: Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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