Causes Of 1 Month Old Baby’s Weight Down?
my child is 1 month old 17 days, first born his bb 3.1 after one week in weigh his bb down to 2.6. Why is that? Though I always give Asi, and now her body is like a baby, it hasn’t been a month because of her small body. What should I do? so that my child will be fuller and look like a baby who is about to go to 2 months. Please answer. Thank you
Hello Hertia, thank you for asking at HealthReplies.com.
The child's weight after birth is normally decreased in the first week, and then will start to rise again if breastfeeding is fulfilling their daily nutritional needs.
To ascertain whether your child's weight is currently in a normal condition or not regardless of your child's current appearance, it is advisable to do a routine weighing at the nearest posyandu and record on the KMS card to monitor whether your child's nutritional needs are currently adequate or not and whether the weight is in accordance with its growth or not, due to the size of the appearance of a child can not be used as a reference regarding the nutritional status of a child.
In the meantime, make sure your child still gets milk intake according to his needs, which is about 700 mL of breast milk per day. In addition to maintaining breast milk intake in your child, you also have to maintain your own nutritional intake by making sure you eat enough nutritious and balanced food everyday so that the quality of the milk produced is good.
If your child is proven to experience nutritional deficiencies, then you can consult further with a doctor at the special health center for this, or directly consulted further with a pediatrician.
I hope this helps.