Tips on Taking Care of an Underweight Baby – Newborn Care

Major parameters for a baby include weight, head circumference and length. It is important to check baby’s weight for first 1 year. Weight is related to the baby’s gestational age.The average weight for term babies is more than 2.5 kg.

How does one know that their baby is underweight? As new parents sometimes it gets difficult to understand symptoms in our child and what solutions we can offer for the same. All the activities and behavior of a baby should be observed.

In this episode of MOMSPRESSO, Dr. Shirin Nomani, Consultant Neonatology and NICU Incharge at Fortis Hospital, talks about ‘Taking Care of an Underweight Baby’.

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