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angel_mother posted:
My son is 5 months old and he is very underweight, i have taken him to the doctor and they told me that i need to start waking him up every three hours at night to feed him along with daytime feedings. He has started gaining some weight, eating a 6 oz bottle every three hours but the last couple of days he has startef eating less, like only 3 or 4 oz at a time and it is really starting to worry me. I need to know why he has started eating less all of a sudden
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Anmar22 responded:
I don't have an answer about eating less formula, just wondering if he has started eating baby food and solids yet? That could help him put on some extra weight. Even if it was just the rice cereal. Most doctors will give the okay to start that at 4 months but some like to wait until 6 months, you didn't mention solids so I wasn't sure. Good luck!


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