Emily - posted on 01/03/2011 ( 2 moms have responded )
I just got back from my pediaticians, and my daughter has not gained as much weight as he would have hoped. She's a twin, and has always been small (her big brother really is her BIG brother, no such concerns with him!), but has always gained good weight. She's now 18 months, and although it's certainly not a serious issue yet, the doctor wants us to work on it. She has a cow's milk protein intolerance/sensitivity, so she can (and does!) eat regular cheese and yogurt. She is on goat's milk (homo - 3.5%) for her bottles which she handles just fine. She hates most meat (except hot dogs which we try to avoid except on occasion), although will eat meat tortellini, doesn't love veggies, but adores fruit and of course cookies (which we also try to avoid except foroccasional treats). She does eat a lot of cheese, pasta, fruit, some yogurt, cereal/oatmeal, eggs, whole wheat bread, and all kinds of things at daycare. She also doesn't seem to have appetite issues, in fact she sometimes eats more than her brother. Just wondering if there are any suggestions out there? Thanks for your help!