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Infant Weight Loss: What to Do When the Doctor Says Your Baby Isn’t Gaining Weight with Rosan Meyer, PhD, RD

  • What the common causes of weight loss are in late infancy…and why iron deficiency and zinc are not likely the causes of acute weight loss
  • Which types of weight loss to be concerned about, and when you might just need to tweak your feeding schedule to get your baby back on track
  • How cutting out night breastfeeding was the cause of one mom's baby's weight loss and how she helped her baby regain weight
  • Rosan Meyer, PhD is a pediatric dietitian and professor specializing in feeding difficulties and faltering growth
  • She is Chair of the European Section of the International Network for Diet & Allergy
  • In her pediatric nutrition practice Rosan works with parents of babies struggling with growth and starting solids
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What do I do if my baby is losing weight after we start solid foods? Rosan Meyer, PhD, RD is a pediatric dietitian specializing in infant growth and development. We’re breaking down the case of a breastfeeding mom with a 9 month old baby who had weight loss between doctor’s appointments. Rosan analyzes milk intake, feeding schedule and other possible causes for weight loss in this episode.

SUMMARY OF EPISODE

In this episode we’re talking about:

  • What the common causes of weight loss are in late infancy…and why iron deficiency and zinc are not likely the causes of acute weight loss

  • Which types of weight loss to be concerned about, and when you might just need to tweak your feeding schedule to get your baby back on track

  • How cutting out night breastfeeding was the cause of one mom’s baby’s weight loss and how she helped her baby regain weight


ABOUT THE GUEST

  • Rosan Meyer, PhD is a pediatric dietitian and professor specializing in feeding difficulties and faltering growth

  • She is Chair of the European Section of the International Network for Diet & Allergy

  • In her pediatric nutrition practice Rosan works with parents of babies struggling with growth and starting solids

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