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Why a child does not gain weight

Cute chubby cheeked baby, as if descended from the advertising photography - the dream of the parents. Therefore, if the child is not gaining weight, it's just a concern. How dangerous is it and what are the reasons? Pediatricians believe that insufficient weight gain can indicate a disease or malnutrition of the child.

Why a child does not gain weight

One of the reasons for poor weight gain in infants - a shortage of milk in the mother, the child can not get the required amount of food and still hungry. It happens that a sufficient amount of milk the baby suckle lazy and falls asleep while feeding. Some children wake up after a short time of hunger and need to be fed. But there is a category of children who are sleeping peacefully and did not show his displeasure. In these cases should be transferred to a child on mixed feeding and to finish feeding from a bottle after breastfeeding. To reduce weight gain may result in the introduction of complementary foods into the diet. If the new products fell baby do not like, and he does not want to eat them. Here it is necessary to be persistent over time the baby will get used to, but the lure is needed. Worse, if the lure is not suitable toddler, badly digested, cause nausea, vomiting. In this case, you should consult a physician and adjust the diet rebenka.Snizhenie weight gain occurs in the case of infectious diseases. If the child is unwell, he had a fever, he has lost appetite, he eats less and, of course, stops gaining weight. The same happens in the case of reduction of hemoglobin. In diseases of the gastrointestinal tract is deteriorating digestion. After recovery, the weight of the baby comes in normu.Ne forget that a very important role in the development of the baby played by heredity. If the child has inherited low complexion and skinny mom and dad, you should not expect that it will gain weight as fast as a kid large parents. Also, if the child is very mobile, he spends a lot of energy and therefore slowly gaining weight. If the baby is happy and cheerful, not sick, you can not bespokoitsya.V any case, make sure that a child is gaining weight is necessary. Monitoring and timely treatment to the doctor can help prevent many serious diseases.