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Please my baby weighed 7.7 kg when he was 7 months old. now he 9months and still weighs the same 7.7 kg. My worry is he does not like any other food apart from the breast milk.Please what should I do i think he is underweight.

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vero

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Hi, vero,

Please see your doctor.  It is not at all normal to not gain any weight in 2 months at this age.  Your need to have a doctor get a good feeding history, a good exam and then a good plan of action based on this evaluation.  Please do this.

Good luck, Dr. Olson

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