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A 26-year-old male asked:

My baby who is 5 months old is being very fussy and refusing to drink milk for the past few weeks.she is not drinking breastmilk nor is she drinking bottled formula milk.she has like cerelac with formula milk maybe like twice a day, and that's all?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Discontinue Cerelac: It is possible that the cerelac is thickening the milk too much and causing abdominal discomfort. Take note of exactly how many ounces your baby is drinking. A 5 month old should be taking about 6oz five times in a 24 hour period. She should not be eating anything else at this time including cerelac which contains wheat. You may want to take her to her Dr so that he can examine her.
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Last updated Oct 5, 2020

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