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I wanted to know about my baby he is running 18 month he is active bt nt eating food properly plz tel me what kind of food i will give him th the become heathy?

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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
At his 18- month : visit, review his growth charts with his doctor. Expect a 4-6 lb. weight gain from age 1-2. Wean from bottles & don't allow him to drink milk or juice from a Sippy cup ad-lib. Limit milk to 16 oz./day from an open-mouth cup at meals & up to 5 more of milk products/day. Offer 1 tbsp./ yr. of age of each healthy food at 3 sit-down meals & 2 snacks/day. Give water, not juice, for thirst. See below.

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Last updated Feb 25, 2015

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