Weight gain issues
My daughter who is 3.5 months old weight 5.8kgs. Her weight during birth is 3.39 kgs. Is this under weight? I contacted a local pediatrician. He said my milk supply is not enough for the baby and asked me to given similac. I feel my milk supply is enough. My daugher refuses to drink milk from me and she is playing. While she is half sleep she is drinking well. I tried expressing the milk and given in feeding bottle and refuses that too. As per doctors advise she is refusing similac too. So I compeled her using a cup and pored in her mouth. I feel guilty about it. What should I do now? Please help.
Doctor Answers (2) on Weight gain issues
Don't worry about weight .. it's fine... just continue with demand feeding.. katori spoon feeding is fine and better than bottle feeding iff breast feeding is an issue.. u need to relax as stress affects your feed too. . Keep monitoring weight and length monthly with the vaccination schedule. . Take care
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