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Pediatrics/which formula is best for weight gain in babies?


my baby is 9 months and 3 weeks and he doesn't gain much weight at all.he weights 7,8 kg. I feed him infacare formula milk and solids food. but now want to change his formula for him to gain more weight. he also has eczema. which is best s26 or nan ha and which wont make him constipated more

Standard formulas are more or less same. Special formulas are recommended only under certain conditions. Every formula is not available in every country. So better ask your pediatrician. You have not mentioned the birth weight. Normal weight can vary widely. If the child is active and playful there is no need to worry.


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Dr. Arun Kumar Suri


I can answer questions in the field of general pediatrics-questions regarding the development of children, immunization, feeding, weaning and common childhood problems like fever, cough and recurrent illness. Many of these topics are dealt with on my website Healthy Family Happy Family. Often a mother imagines that her child is sick when in fact there is no problem. Such a mother needs explanation and reassurance. I will not be able to answer specific questions regarding diagnosis.


I have more than 20 years of experience as a Pediatrician. I have been involved in the care of premature babies and also many critically ill children.

I am attached to a Mission hospital in a small town in the Kannur dist. of Kerala in India. I also have my private clinic in a nearby place.

Most of my articles are on my website Healthy Family Happy Family. I have also contributed articles to Ezine Articles and Article City. I believe that Pediatrics is more than treating diseases in children. I advocate holistic approach to child health and problems of children giving equal importance to physical, psychological and spiritual health of children.

M.B.B.S. D.C.H. I have completed a distant course in adolescent health conducted by IMA AKN SINHA INSTITUTE. I have also completed an online course on Ayurvedic care of children conducted by Jiva Institute.

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