The lovely chubby pink-checked kid, as if descended from the advertizing photo – a dream of parents. Therefore if the child badly gains weight, it causes concern at once. As far as it is dangerous and what reasons? Pediatricians consider that insufficient addition in weight can indicate a disease or malnutrition of the child.
One of the reasons of bad set of weight at babies – the shortage of milk at mother, the child cannot receive necessary quantity of food and remains hungry. Happens that at enough milk the child is lazy to suck a breast and fills up during feeding. Some children through short time wake up from hunger and demand that they were fed. But there is a category of children who sleep peacefully and show nothing the discontent. In these cases it is necessary to transfer the child to the mixed feeding and to finish feeding from a small bottle after feeding by a breast. Can lead introduction to a feeding up diet to decrease in set of weight. If new products were to the taste to the child not, and he does not want to eat them. Here it is worth showing persistence, over time the kid will get used, and the feeding up is necessary. It is worse if the feeding up does not suit the kid, it is bad to be digested, make sick, vomiting. In this case it is necessary to see a doctor and to correct the child's diet. Decrease in set of weight happens also in case of various infectious diseases. If the child is unwell, he lifted temperature, then at him the appetite vanishes, he eats less and, naturally, ceases to put on weight. Same occurs also in case of decrease in hemoglobin. At diseases of digestive tract the digestion of food worsens. After recovery the weight of the kid returns to normal. It is worth to remember that very large role in development of the kid is played by heredity. If the child inherited build low and thin fathers and mothers, then you should not wait that he will gain weight as quickly as the child of large parents. Also if the child is very mobile, he spends a lot of energy and therefore slowly gains weight. If at the same time the kid is cheerful and cheerful, is not ill, then it is possible not to worry. Anyway to watch that as the child gains weight it is necessary. Control and the timely address to the doctor can help to avoid many serious diseases.