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Preterm delivery by C-section, baby in incubator, unable to eat solid diets, nausea, treatment

hi i had a baby girl with iugr preterm 34weeks by elective c section with a birth weight of 1.26kgs........was in incubator for 2days ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,lungs were mature so she was doing well and discharged..............initially the catch up growth was not bad by increasing 1 kg every 2mnths but till now wen she is 5yrs and 10mnths she still not taking any good solid diets like rice ,chiken mutton fish etc no fruits no veegies etc ............all investigations done but all normal...............she only prefer milk shakes ice creams,custards easy foods if i give some thing forcefully she vomit out intentionally .............she is in grade 1 now super active and brilliant memory...........can u plz advice ?should i use protein powders available in markets?she is at the moment 11.2kgs.............
Asked On : Thu, 10 May 2012
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Please remember that normal weight varies widely. I hope she is not anemic and is getting medicines for worms regularly. If she is active and playful you need not worry. If you want you can give some supplements like Horlicks or Complan or any other with milk. Otherwise let her eat what all members of your family eat. Everyone has likes and dislikes. There is no need to force her to eat any particular food.
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