Why is my baby gaining poorly?

The following is a tool to help you find the cause of your baby’s slow growth. 

Babies may not grow well because they are sick or because they are not taking in enough milk. A sick baby needs medical care. Other babies just need to take in more milk. 

Babies who are growing poorly need a full examination by a health-care provider and a review of their feeding.

Is your baby gaining slowly but showing all the other signs of getting enough milk?

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