Your doctor may advise you to increase your body weight if you are underweight. It is important to do so in a healthy way by eating and drinking nutrient-dense foods and not by consuming empty calories and junk food which will do more harm in the long run.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am a proud father of a baby girl, who is 1 year old. The problem is that we have noticed a very slow increase in her weight. She is almost a year old, but her weight is still 15.4 pounds. I just want to know if there is anything we can do to know the cause of why she is having such a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have not mentioned about her birth weight. That will give us an idea about how much weight she has gained. Our criteria for good health in young children are their feeding, sleep, and activities. If all these parameters are normal, there is nothing to worry. She wi... Read Full »