What is the best food o give a 2 year old child? My child does not eat well but every time doctor says he is fine and growth is normal. Which tonic is best to make him eat? Someone suggested liv-52 to help improve his appetite.
Try eating it up yourself when you trying to feed him and he is running off and creating a fuss. Also feed your husband and both of you say mmmm it tastes very nice and you will not give it to him. Sometimes negative psychology also helps and he will then start eating.
This the commonest complain the parents have about their child on most of the visits to doctor.To feed a child is an art and which every mother,including you knows well.only thing which needs to be done is some fine adjustment.Make him sit to eat when everybody else is eating,never run behind him offering food.he has to sit to eat at one place .Do not give biscuits,milk etc at the time of lunch or dinner.The child knows when he refused something you immediately give him options,you he is alwasy waiting for the same.Make him eat what everybody else is eating,do not make special things for him.You can give fruits,juices,vegetable soup,dal rice,curd,roti-dal etc,there is no need for formula feed also.Add drops of ghee in rice dal he is eating to add nutritive value without increasing the quantity.Do not give too much milk.
the best appatizer is HUNGER. if u r giving him a pacifier for sucking as most AMERICANS do please stop. give ur child QUALITY TIME, AND PLAY WITH HIM(PHYSICAL EXERCISE). check by a physician for vitamin/iron/mineral deficiency. BEST FOOD FOR BABIES IS HOME MADE FRESHLY PREPARED FOOD THAT U AND UR FOREFATHERS HAVE BEEN EATING. stored and tin-packed food or preservative added food should not be given. home made food can be given any TASTE ur baby may like, and go for TASTE-CHANGE by adding TASTE-MAKERS, condiments,CHAT-MASALAS,LIME, BLACK SALT, CURD , CHUTNEYS ETC. first u taste than ur baby, if u like it mostly ur baby will. SECONDLY dont feed ur child till u r satisfied, but till ur child is satisfied and that may not be satisfactory to u ( weigh ur child regularly and target 50th persentile of ur country's standard) i think that would suffice, ofcourse it will take time.
Hello doctors, My child is 2yrs 2months he is very fussy eater.His activity is very high,milestones are fast,very poor eater, he will cry for milk if he is hungry, but dont want to take solid food.i stopped giving milk day time,still he is the same.i have to feed him by force,which i dont like, i make different varities still no use.if i leave him one r two days,for his choice, he is falling sick cold fever cough. i really want some solution to increase his appetite please suggest me doctors! i feel he is getting malnurished, as he complains of pain in his legs in nights, i started to give multivitamin drops these days,is it ok? please suggest. he is bottle feed baby, he is going to Play school.
My almost 3yr old daughter has been in and out ER in the last 9 days 3 times with abdominal pain coming and going. She has also vomited up food from days earlier and has not been eating much at all. She has not had a fever throughout this. The doctors have done x-rays, labs and urine spec and culture and everthing came back normal. I was in the ER at 2:20am and the ER doctor did not want to repeat any tests due to my daughter seen her FNP the morning before. He did suggest and gave her a child dose enema to relieve possible constipation. Which she has not been eating much and is only taking in fluids 90% of the time. She did pass a small grape size bowl in the ER. This morning she has been passing clear jelly like mucus out of her rectum I asked the ER doctor to refer her to a specialist to to this issue and he said I would have to wait till Monday for her doctor to do this. please do you have any insite of her symtoms