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has anyone heard or know of a baby gaining only 7 oz in two months

well my sisters little girls has. The girl never stops crying, she only wont's to be breaths feeding and she hardly sleeps. all she does is cry and cry. Well i tell my sister that the child must not be getting adequate nutrition, but i goes one ear and out the other. The doctor told her that it was unusual for her baby to only gain that much in two months.. Well anyone have any suggestions? maybe i can make her read what ever answers you guys put so she can be more worried about her child.. THanx

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Asked by laGrace at 2:40 PM on Feb. 7, 2009 in Kids' Health

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  • how old is she?

    Answer by Chandra034 at 2:42 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • She is 2 months she was born 12/16/08

    Answer by laGrace at 2:45 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • she should pump her milk and try using the nuk bottle...its shaped specifically to make switching to a bottle shaped just like a nipple....she should try baby is 2 months and she was born 7lbs 2oz and now she is 11lbs 8oz.....

    Answer by 12vikki07 at 2:52 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • The baby might have a tommy's problem? What does your sister eat as you said she breastfeeds the baby.

    Tell your sister to adjust her diet, it might help the baby gain some weight. The baby eats what mom's eat!

    Answer by yoshiki56 at 2:53 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • Has she been tested for diabetes or things of that nature?


    Answer by Anonymous at 2:54 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • My little boy was hard to gain weight too. The doctors picked, probed and tested on him for about 3 months. They finally come to the conclusion that he just had a slow motablism. They put him on preme infant formula. He then started gaining weight.

    Answer by BooHooMommy at 2:59 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • wouldn't a slow metabolism have the baby a little chunky as appose to been so skinny. that's strange but thanx boohooo mammy ill tell my sister to try other formula, by the way the iron one gives the baby diarrhea. this baby is full of problems one thing after another. but in other than that the doctor says she is healthy. hope later it doesn't effect her

    Answer by laGrace at 3:11 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

  • She might need Soy Formula.

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:26 PM on Feb. 7, 2009

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