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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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Hello, I'm writing in as a concerned mom because I wanted to know if it is "normal" for my son who has never had any issues with eating such as being picky or not eating very well or frequent. However just recently my husband and I sta...
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My 10 year old son appears not to be putting on weight or growing taller. He has 3 meals a day and eat all his food (he loves vegs.) and all meat. He has adult size servings (1 dinner plate). He has not been sick apart from the common...
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What could make my child not gain any weight? She breastfeed, eats 4-6 times a day. She eat jar food mixed with cereal and a scoop of formula, she eats snacks. She is very active and is always on the move. the doctor is freaking out, sh...
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My 5 year old girl has become terrified of swallowing. She had strep one month ago and was successfully treated. Yet she has not eaten since. 27 days later I am scared. The closest thing to food she will eat is vanilla insure. She has be...
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My son's first blood work was done when he was 3 and it came back with iron deficency and high B12, so doc. suggested iron suppliment and no multivitamins. At age 4 the blood work shows iron in good but low hemoglobin 106 g/l. B12 is sti...
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My 14 month old is absolutely disgusted by food. He hates anything and just about everything. Even food that he used to love like oatmeal or potatoes. He refuses anything that is not completely mashed down or pureed. He refuses new food,...
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My 19month old grand daughter has no interest in any kind of food.She was never really a great eater. She is not interest even in junk food, doctor says take her off bottle but she doesn't even care if she has one. She can go for days j...
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My son was at 3.3 kg and 49 cm at birth. He is at 55 cm and 4.63 kgs now. He is only on breast milk and I want it to be that way however when i went to the doctor yesterday for his checkup i was told that he should be about 5.3 kgs by no...
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What can I give my baby hes only one amd he has a cough that makes him throw up.?.. Please help
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My 13 month old is still above normal on the percentiles but she is losing weight. She grew rapidly and was off the charts until 11 months. Her height increases rapidly but her weight has been dropping. She is very active so I figured sh...
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My baby was EBF until 6 months of age and took a good month to really get into solid foods. I BF on demand and feed her 3 meals a day. She eats everythi g I give her...mainly fruit, Vegg, cereals and meat on occasion. Over the last 6 wee...
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Hello Every Body My daughter is 4 months old. She has been taking breast milk and powder milk...also some time cow milk. What should I give her now as she is 4 months old?
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My 41/2 year old son has been an type 1 diabetic since age 2 , he has always been smaller than children his age. When we discovered he was diabetic we hoped that would help, and it did some what. But now for the last 1 year or so my son ...
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We have been through many tests and they all come back normal. I must do something to get her calories intake higher. I'd love to try doing it with some good tasting shakes. Please share any resources with kid shake recipes and how ma...
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hi, my son is 4 years old and simply refuses to eat. he is in the habit of keeping food in his mouth for hours. he just refuses to chew. a single meal can last upto two hours. i have tried not giving him food thinking that when he is...
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My daughter used to eat everything now she only eats apples bread and crackers what can I do to get her to eat other things.
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Why my son doesn't like to eat since he was turn 2 years old? It is 1 week already my son changes his mode of eating. He just drink milk and water. I worried a lot becuase he was lost his weight much.
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Hi I married my first cousin.Now we have a baby.Her weight is only 2.80 kg.Her weight too lower than another baby.Now how I will increase my baby weight.Please advise
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My grandson has eaten nothing but junk food (chips, sweets, etc) since he got off baby food. We have tried everything to get him to eat. He refuses any kind of meat or anything healthy. Has never eaten beef, will eat chicken nuggets f...
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My eight year old daughter is rapidly gaining weight. This is not the normal gain & stretch cycle. Because we live in TX people assume she is eating poorly/greasy. She is not. She loves veggies & fruit, eats greek yogurt daily as a s...
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