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Child has low birth weight, cough. How to increase weight?

Hello Doctor My son is 7.5 years old. He is premature baby and his birth weight was 1 kg. Now his weight is 18 kg and his height is almost 3.8 feet . He is having no medical problem except cough . Can you suggest me how to increase his weight. I am giving him pediasure. He eats only roti and sabji, no rice. Also he forgets the things.
Asked On : Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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I appreciate your concern.
give your child balanced diet.which should include milk and milk products,green leafy vegetables,pulses.fruit,salad.
stop all kind of junk food because they interfere with appetite of children.
encourage him for outdoor games.
Do not worry your son will be fine
God bless.
Answered: Thu, 3 Jan 2013
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