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What can I do to increase my baby's weight when she is only on mother's feed ?

Hallo doctor ... My girl baby born at 8 may 2011 with 2.200 kg weights. after 2 days that she is suffering form fever or her urine urea is grater then normal unit and loss weight 0.200 Grams. she is now 14 weeks old and weight is 3.200 kg… but at the 10 weeks her weight is 3.120 Kg or at 6 weeks her weight is 2.650 kg.. this time growth is only 0.80 grams in one month... she is taking only mother feed… what can I do now… plz guide me in details…..
Asked On : Tue, 23 Aug 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response

Welcome to HCM.
Your baby was born with low birth weight. It will take some time for the child to become completely healthy. Breast feeding is the best way of feeding your child. Take special care to see that the child is not exposed to infection. Maintain good hygiene.
Don't worry, the child will gain weight in due time and no extra treatment or external feeds are required.
Wishing your child best of everything.
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Pediatrician Dr. Vibin K V's  Response
welcome to Health Care Magic forum,
as your baby was born with low bierth weight , will take some time for her to catch up growth. you can feed only your milk till 6 months of age atleast. she can be started on calcium & vit D supplements as per the dos your doctor advices. but keep a growth chart, if the child is gaining weight in a constant fashion as your growth chart reveals then dont worry.
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