Baby’s Weight Only Increases Slightly Even Though He Is Still Actively Breastfeeding?
Dear doctor, my child was small at birth, 2.05 kg, with 44 cm TB (weight and TB below the average), I was exclusively breastfed, once a month, my weight increased drastically to 3.5 kg, with 46 cm TB. That is, he is fat and has a lot of folds on his body, at 2 months, his weight has only increased slightly to 3.7 kg with a TB of 49 cm, even though he always asks for breastfeeding, sometimes takes a nap and asks for breastfeeding, the child is still active, pups and pees are still smooth ( many) Is this normal, or is there something wrong with my latching / breast milk? Still
Children's weight can be affected due to various causes. Normal child's birth weight is at least 2.5 kg. If your child's birth weight is less, then usually this will also affect the development of your child's next weight.
From your child's condition, weighing 3.7kg at 2 months is considered underweight. At the age of 2 months the body weight should be about 4.8 kg (women) and 5.2 kg (men). So that your child's weight cannot be equated with the weight of your child in general. If your child weighs 3.7kg then your child is actually still within normal limits, your child can catch up with weight growth. Children who are still active, have a smooth bowel movement and have a good appetite usually do not indicate a problem. Usually children with less body weight need additional nutrition using certain formula milk.
Therefore, it is recommended that you routinely check your child directly to a pediatrician, so that the doctor can monitor your child's progress.
Here's an article you can read about children's weight
may be useful. Thank you