How To Add A 3 Month Old Baby BB?
good morning, I want to consult, my baby is 3 months and 2 weeks old, no longer breastfeeding since the age of 2 months. now only drink formula milk. constraints BB only 4.5 kg. how to raise the BB. thanks.
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At the age of 3 months 2 weeks, the normal weight of a baby boy is around 5.4 - 8.2 kg, while the normal girl is around 4.8 - 7.8 kg. That is, your baby's weight is less than the normal benchmark age.
Various factors can cause a baby's weight to be less than normal, one of which is improper feeding and drinking. Ideally, at the age of less than 6 months, your baby will only get breast milk, without the addition of food or other drinks. The condition of the digestive system of babies of this age is still very sensitive, so the provision of additional food or drinks other than breast milk (including formula milk) is prone to cause it to experience malnutrition. Not only that, your baby's lack of weight gain can also be caused by a history of premature birth or low birth weight (LBW), history of severe illness early in life that requires him to undergo treatment in hospital, or also other conditions, such as chronic infections, disorders digestion, malignancy, metabolic disorders, and so on.
Try to see your baby directly to the doctor or pediatrician to further evaluate the possibility of dangerous conditions. At home, you can also do the following tips so that your baby's weight rises more optimally:
Trying to do relactation, how to:
Stop using a pacifier on a baby, replace it with a spoon, cup feeder, or dropper so that the baby is not confused nipples
Frequently breastfeed your baby and express your milk every 2 hours
Increase your milk by drinking lots, eating nutritious foods, don't stress
Consult directly with the nearest lactation counselor
Make sure the environment around the baby is always clean
Do not carelessly give babies drugs or supplements
Control regular growth and development of babies at the nearest health facility
Hope this helps ...