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Child Nutrition Forum

This forum is for questions and support regarding child nutrition issues such as: Acne and food, Allergies and food, Balanced Menus, Diabetes, Finicky Eaters, Healthy Snacks, Nutrition, Weight Loss.

To help the Registered Dietitian evaluate your child's nutritional status, please state your child's weight (in kg or lbs.), height, and age in the content of your question.

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Hi, My 5 month old baby has for months refused the bottle completely. I'd like to stop breastfeeding because it causes me a lot of stress because of my competitive dance career. Too much exercise = less milk. She was half on breastfee...
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Since she was a very small child, her hair has been very close to her head and has not grown. She has a bit of length in the back, but none on the top of her head, other than enough to cover her scalp. Her mother was addicted to cocaine ...
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Hello! I'm 18 years old and I'm a male. My girlfriend is 18 years old as well. This post is about my girlfriend not a child but we are both considered teens/kids. She has told me how she was 130 pounds freshman year of high school ( 4 ye...
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my daughter is not eating properly lately and has been very very tired. It seems to be getting worse. I have also noticed around the same time that she is biting her nails till they bleed. I have tried everything for this. She has asthma...
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My daughter is 120lbs and 5"4, she is always worried about her weight! She has weighed less and gained a little over,vacation. She wants to lose it and be 114lbs in 2 weeks. Her,goal is to,weigh 105lbs. Is this healthy?
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I'm looking to find out the best way to stall my youngest's weight so she doesn't gain more until her height catches up. Also wondering what daily calorie intake should be.
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Wondering what the daily calorie intake should be for moderate weight loss.
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My child is 220 lbs and only 9 years old now we are losing weight but she is not taking this seriously and when she goes to her dad's or a friend's house she is just eating what she want and doing no excuses! I need help what should I do...
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my baby is a week old and he keeps crying and smacking his lips I took him to the doctor he said to feed him more so I did only now hes throwing up please help
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my baby is a week old and he keeps crying and smacking his lips I took him to the doctor he said to feed him more so I did only now hes throwing up please help
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i just recently found out im expecting again i had heard that breastfeeding is bad while pregnant?Is this true ? i really dont wanna stop
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My son has always been my big non picky eater. I don't cater to all likes and dislikes at the table. In the past month and a half my son won't touch any meats , fish, chicken or pork. He stopped eating any form of sandwiches at lunch and...
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Hallo doc. plz what happens went a 9months baby is given a honey.
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whats it feel like im uneasy about it cause of how it may feel
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the child eats table food but while babysitting her it was snack time I gave her baby foo parents said I made her sick is that true
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My 5 year old daughter weighs 63 pounds and is 46 inches tall. How many calories should she have each day? Does she need to lose weight at this age?
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I Have Been Breast Feeding From Day One! I Just Found Out I Am Pregnany Again.Is It Safe To Keep Breastfeesing During My Pregnancy? My Daughter Usually Only Nurses About 4-6 Times A day. I Would Really Like To Keep Breastfeeding I Love I...
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Hello my little boy is an extremely fussy eater all he will eat is tinned pasta shapes and bread, I've tried to introduce him to new foods but every time I do he pushes it away saying it's "disgusting" and point blank refuses to eat it, ...
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My daughter was 1lb 7oz @ birth. She is now 8 and has managed to outgrow me and her 11 year old sister. My issue with her is that she eats around the clock! There are heart issues that run through her father's side of the family. I encou...
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My grandson is 10 years old. He is full blown ADHD, takes medication for it, prescribed by a very good pediatric doctor. He has no appetite while on the meds. he only weighs 60 lbs and needs to put on weight. What foods will boost hi...
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