Weight Of Babies Aged 4 Months 5.6 Kg?

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I want to ask why my child has gained a little weight now, my child is only 4 months old, he weighs only 5.6 is normal

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5.6 kg body weight is still normal for a 4-month-old child (still in the green zone weight gain curve on the card to health / KMS), even if it is below the average 4-month-old child (especially if your child is a boy male). However, whether or not a child's growth can not be seen from one particular time. You should also look at the child's weight gain every month and monitor it on the growth curve. Weight gain must always go up following the growth curve line. If the weight gain is not good so the curve looks more horizontal or even decreases, it also includes abnormal.


You can further pay attention to your child's weight gain curve on your child's health card (KMS). If you exercise health control and also immunize children at the puskesmas or posyandu, you can request this card from the health worker there. At the bottom of the curve, you can see the words "KBM" which is the minimum weight gain that a child must reach each month. If you see that your weight gain is not reaching this KBM for 2 consecutive months, then you should immediately take your child to the pediatrician for further evaluation. This shows that the child's weight gain is not good (although the child's weight is still normal for his age), and allowing this to happen continuously will cause the child to experience malnutrition and stunting.


If you don't have a KMS or you are unsure how to read your child's KMS, you can take your child to the pediatrician for further evaluation and you can also ask the doctor to help teach you to read the growth curve so that you can also monitor your child's growth .

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