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What Causes Microcephaly In An Infant?

my child has Microcephaly....he is 9 months old and everything is fine ecept he has the body of a 5 month old, he goos and ahhs, all the time.......we even got him to say Daddy at six months old...he knows ppl, he plays normaly, he cant sit up on his own or roll all over the place, cause his body is little.....what other thing should i look for in my child with this condtion
Wed, 20 Jul 2016
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Hello thank you for writing us here.
You mean the small size of baby right? Because microcephaly is phrase used for small head and I think because the little baby speaks and do lot of activities it isn't about the head.
And for the size, its the built of the baby. How well he's nourished how much he consume and excrete.
I would suggest you to increase the diet of the child and he should consume little meals around 5 or 6 times a day.
Also you can give him breast milk along with whining foods like banana or the foods which are available in market for children.
Let him play, do physical activities and eat properly. He would start gaining weight and be healthy within 2 years of age.
God bless you and the little baby.


Best regards,
Dr Gunjan
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What Causes Microcephaly In An Infant?

Hello thank you for writing us here. You mean the small size of baby right? Because microcephaly is phrase used for small head and I think because the little baby speaks and do lot of activities it isn t about the head. And for the size, its the built of the baby. How well he s nourished how much he consume and excrete. I would suggest you to increase the diet of the child and he should consume little meals around 5 or 6 times a day. Also you can give him breast milk along with whining foods like banana or the foods which are available in market for children. Let him play, do physical activities and eat properly. He would start gaining weight and be healthy within 2 years of age. God bless you and the little baby. Best regards, Dr Gunjan