Posted by Dana on January 08, 2003 at 23:33:43:
In Reply to: 4 mo. old Infant Won't Eat posted by Simplechef on January 08, 2003 at 20:31:21:
Is your doctor concerned? If the pattern continues, my guess is that your doctor will recommend using a "higher dose" of formula (or formula mixed with expressed breast milk).
Neosure (NOT neocate) is a higher calorie formula (22 cal/oz vs regular formula mixed at 20 cal/oz). Neosure can also be mixed at different concentrations to make higher calorie counts.
But- consult your pediatrician before starting any diet changes to a baby this young.
PS- Both my sons were severely underweight because of what you are describing. Things are going better now, sort of, with A LOT of intervention.