how to get my son to gain the weight

Maggie - posted on 01/31/2010 ( 3 moms have responded )

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my son is thirteen months old an is only 15 pounds i have now give him pedisure instead of milk he eats alot i just dont understand im doing my best to give more calories but some days he doesnt eat as much an i need him to gang weight in two months or they will give him a feeding tube any advice

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Hope - posted on 02/15/2010

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I wish I could help you... But the only thing I can add is that you should be talking to your doctors and go to another doctor if you feel like they are not offering you any help.. and please keep us all posted... I will say a prayer for the little man.

Trisha - posted on 02/06/2010

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Maggie~ When my son wasn't gaining weight, they ran ALL sorts of tests. Two different ones were for cystic fibrosis and Hirschsprung's disease and celiac. Has he been tested at all for anything? We also saw a nutritionist through our doctor and gave us high calorie meals to feed him. Hope some of this helps. Good luck

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