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What can be the cause for a 1 1/2 year old to not eat anything ?

i have a son of one and half years,till now he is not eating anything properly.for some days he wants to eat everything which i introduce to him .but all of asudden he does not like to eat anything .for the whole day he remains hungry and only drinks milk and not a single bite of food.i am not able to understand his problem and to do with him.he always keeps on crying,feels very irritated and angry.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Jun 2012
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Feb 2013

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

The cause for decreased appetite in children around this age group is because of decreased growth rate physiologically.

You should be patient while feeding.

Don't force to feed him rather use some tricks while feeding.

Give him spoon and ask him to feed himself and you try to feed with another spoon.

Make him to sit on high chair at dining along with the family members and ask him to feed himself.

Nothing to worry if child is healthy and active.

You can use a multivitamin syrup in prescribed dose.

Hope I have answered your query.

Answered: Mon, 10 Jun 2013
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