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I am worried about my poor health of my son. He weighs 10 kg approximately and doesn't like food, however he very active in nature. But worried how he will gain weight and be like other with his age. Please advise.
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Exclusively breastfed babies do tend to gain more slowly after three or four months compared to artificially (formula) fed babies but this is normal.  In some cases, however, an illness in the baby may result in slower than expected weight gain. Supplementing with formula does not cure the illness and may rob the baby of the beneficial effects of exclusive breastfeeding.  Consult pediatrician...
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