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He is very underweight

His birth weight was only 1.2kg and still he didn't gain the weight food also eating very less only if I will give more it will not digest for him ,height is also less only please suggests something
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Hello,some low birthweight babies takes time to gain weight , ,repeated infection makes child weak and failure to thrive .You should have breastfed baby for 6 months exclusively .Now add little ghee to his food , give him a egg , if you are non vegetarian you can give him that also, some children gain weigh during adolescence .
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