any ideas how to get a picky eater to gain weight??

Shawna - posted on 11/26/2012 ( 3 moms have responded )

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My daughter is 13 months old. she has NEVER bee a big eater for the past few months every week i have to take her to the dr. for weight checks. she only weighs 16 lbs she is a very picky eater and she has been sick over a month and the dr. says its a virus. any ideas to get a picky child to eat. (she doesnt like most of the food the dr. has told me t try.) please help im at wits end....

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Holly - posted on 11/27/2012

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more protein and starchy foods.... you find a way to get her to eat it. also they have those pediasure drinks also, you could give her those between meals.

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Holly - posted on 11/28/2012

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do they have different flavors? sometimes the strawberry flavors are yummier. but make sure they are between meals... or even with meals...

Shawna - posted on 11/28/2012

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the dr just put her pn peidasure she isnt wonting to drink it but im going to keep trying. shes been sick off and on over a month. i think if i can keep her from getting these little colds she will start gaining..

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