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shazie81
08-26-2008, 12:17 AM
My Son is 5 months old and is 12.12oz and 25 inches and his nutritionist wants him to weigh more. They say an ounce a day is good and some times he does that then other times he does not. He is just starting to eat 5 to 6 ounces at a feeding. So any ideas on helping him gain the weight? Our formula for his bottles are 4 1/2oz of water and 3 scoops of formula and 1/2 teaspoon of Polycose. Then we do 6 ounces of water with 4 scoops formula and still just a 1/2 teaspoon of Polycose. So if you have done anything that has helped your child and can give me some ideas that would be great.

shazie81
08-26-2008, 12:17 AM
My Son is 5 months old and is 12.12oz and 25 inches and his nutritionist wants him to weigh more. They say an ounce a day is good and some times he does that then other times he does not. He is just starting to eat 5 to 6 ounces at a feeding. So any ideas on helping him gain the weight? Our formula for his bottles are 4 1/2oz of water and 3 scoops of formula and 1/2 teaspoon of Polycose. Then we do 6 ounces of water with 4 scoops formula and still just a 1/2 teaspoon of Polycose. So if you have done anything that has helped your child and can give me some ideas that would be great.

shazie81
08-26-2008, 12:17 AM
My Son is 5 months old and is 12.12oz and 25 inches and his nutritionist wants him to weigh more. They say an ounce a day is good and some times he does that then other times he does not. He is just starting to eat 5 to 6 ounces at a feeding. So any ideas on helping him gain the weight? Our formula for his bottles are 4 1/2oz of water and 3 scoops of formula and 1/2 teaspoon of Polycose. Then we do 6 ounces of water with 4 scoops formula and still just a 1/2 teaspoon of Polycose. So if you have done anything that has helped your child and can give me some ideas that would be great.

shazie81
08-26-2008, 12:17 AM
My Son is 5 months old and is 12.12oz and 25 inches and his nutritionist wants him to weigh more. They say an ounce a day is good and some times he does that then other times he does not. He is just starting to eat 5 to 6 ounces at a feeding. So any ideas on helping him gain the weight? Our formula for his bottles are 4 1/2oz of water and 3 scoops of formula and 1/2 teaspoon of Polycose. Then we do 6 ounces of water with 4 scoops formula and still just a 1/2 teaspoon of Polycose. So if you have done anything that has helped your child and can give me some ideas that would be great.

shazie81
08-26-2008, 12:17 AM
My Son is 5 months old and is 12.12oz and 25 inches and his nutritionist wants him to weigh more. They say an ounce a day is good and some times he does that then other times he does not. He is just starting to eat 5 to 6 ounces at a feeding. So any ideas on helping him gain the weight? Our formula for his bottles are 4 1/2oz of water and 3 scoops of formula and 1/2 teaspoon of Polycose. Then we do 6 ounces of water with 4 scoops formula and still just a 1/2 teaspoon of Polycose. So if you have done anything that has helped your child and can give me some ideas that would be great.

kitomd21
08-26-2008, 04:16 AM
Which formula are you using? Have his enzymes been adjusted? We've had success with NeoSure (Enfamil)...it has more calories/fat than traditional formulas....

kitomd21
08-26-2008, 04:16 AM
Which formula are you using? Have his enzymes been adjusted? We've had success with NeoSure (Enfamil)...it has more calories/fat than traditional formulas....

kitomd21
08-26-2008, 04:16 AM
Which formula are you using? Have his enzymes been adjusted? We've had success with NeoSure (Enfamil)...it has more calories/fat than traditional formulas....

kitomd21
08-26-2008, 04:16 AM
Which formula are you using? Have his enzymes been adjusted? We've had success with NeoSure (Enfamil)...it has more calories/fat than traditional formulas....

kitomd21
08-26-2008, 04:16 AM
Which formula are you using? Have his enzymes been adjusted? We've had success with NeoSure (Enfamil)...it has more calories/fat than traditional formulas....

shazie81
08-26-2008, 04:00 PM
Right now we have him on Similac Sensitive. Where do you get the formula that you talked about? We put him on this one because he had some tummy problems with formula that had Lactose in it.

shazie81
08-26-2008, 04:00 PM
Right now we have him on Similac Sensitive. Where do you get the formula that you talked about? We put him on this one because he had some tummy problems with formula that had Lactose in it.

shazie81
08-26-2008, 04:00 PM
Right now we have him on Similac Sensitive. Where do you get the formula that you talked about? We put him on this one because he had some tummy problems with formula that had Lactose in it.

shazie81
08-26-2008, 04:00 PM
Right now we have him on Similac Sensitive. Where do you get the formula that you talked about? We put him on this one because he had some tummy problems with formula that had Lactose in it.

shazie81
08-26-2008, 04:00 PM
Right now we have him on Similac Sensitive. Where do you get the formula that you talked about? We put him on this one because he had some tummy problems with formula that had Lactose in it.

beccasmom
08-26-2008, 04:43 PM
My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.

beccasmom
08-26-2008, 04:43 PM
My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.

beccasmom
08-26-2008, 04:43 PM
My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.

beccasmom
08-26-2008, 04:43 PM
My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.

beccasmom
08-26-2008, 04:43 PM
My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.

PlumPerfect
08-26-2008, 05:28 PM
my son is almost 3 months and is at 13 pounds as of 2 weeks ago. I ended up switching him myself to goats milk and I put brown rice syrup in it to sweeten it and fatten it. we also add a formula size scoop per oz of liquid
If you have questions about this message me

PlumPerfect
08-26-2008, 05:28 PM
my son is almost 3 months and is at 13 pounds as of 2 weeks ago. I ended up switching him myself to goats milk and I put brown rice syrup in it to sweeten it and fatten it. we also add a formula size scoop per oz of liquid
If you have questions about this message me

PlumPerfect
08-26-2008, 05:28 PM
my son is almost 3 months and is at 13 pounds as of 2 weeks ago. I ended up switching him myself to goats milk and I put brown rice syrup in it to sweeten it and fatten it. we also add a formula size scoop per oz of liquid
If you have questions about this message me

PlumPerfect
08-26-2008, 05:28 PM
my son is almost 3 months and is at 13 pounds as of 2 weeks ago. I ended up switching him myself to goats milk and I put brown rice syrup in it to sweeten it and fatten it. we also add a formula size scoop per oz of liquid
If you have questions about this message me

PlumPerfect
08-26-2008, 05:28 PM
my son is almost 3 months and is at 13 pounds as of 2 weeks ago. I ended up switching him myself to goats milk and I put brown rice syrup in it to sweeten it and fatten it. we also add a formula size scoop per oz of liquid
<br />If you have questions about this message me

BabyBeauty
08-26-2008, 06:00 PM
How many calories per ounce is the recipe you use? My 7 month old is on 30 calories per ounce, which has helped. Regular recipes of formula are 20 calories per ounce.

We have used Neosure, Gentlease, Pregestimil, and now we are on Elecare. The Elecare is the one that has worked for us. She has a milk allergy so this has helped with her vomiting.

Neosure and Gentlease you can get a the grocery store. Pregestimil is only at select grocery stores. Elecare has to be special ordered.

We have had ups and downs on Avery's weight gain so we have tried a lot of different tactics. PM me if you need any specifics about the formulas.

BabyBeauty
08-26-2008, 06:00 PM
How many calories per ounce is the recipe you use? My 7 month old is on 30 calories per ounce, which has helped. Regular recipes of formula are 20 calories per ounce.

We have used Neosure, Gentlease, Pregestimil, and now we are on Elecare. The Elecare is the one that has worked for us. She has a milk allergy so this has helped with her vomiting.

Neosure and Gentlease you can get a the grocery store. Pregestimil is only at select grocery stores. Elecare has to be special ordered.

We have had ups and downs on Avery's weight gain so we have tried a lot of different tactics. PM me if you need any specifics about the formulas.

BabyBeauty
08-26-2008, 06:00 PM
How many calories per ounce is the recipe you use? My 7 month old is on 30 calories per ounce, which has helped. Regular recipes of formula are 20 calories per ounce.

We have used Neosure, Gentlease, Pregestimil, and now we are on Elecare. The Elecare is the one that has worked for us. She has a milk allergy so this has helped with her vomiting.

Neosure and Gentlease you can get a the grocery store. Pregestimil is only at select grocery stores. Elecare has to be special ordered.

We have had ups and downs on Avery's weight gain so we have tried a lot of different tactics. PM me if you need any specifics about the formulas.

BabyBeauty
08-26-2008, 06:00 PM
How many calories per ounce is the recipe you use? My 7 month old is on 30 calories per ounce, which has helped. Regular recipes of formula are 20 calories per ounce.

We have used Neosure, Gentlease, Pregestimil, and now we are on Elecare. The Elecare is the one that has worked for us. She has a milk allergy so this has helped with her vomiting.

Neosure and Gentlease you can get a the grocery store. Pregestimil is only at select grocery stores. Elecare has to be special ordered.

We have had ups and downs on Avery's weight gain so we have tried a lot of different tactics. PM me if you need any specifics about the formulas.

BabyBeauty
08-26-2008, 06:00 PM
How many calories per ounce is the recipe you use? My 7 month old is on 30 calories per ounce, which has helped. Regular recipes of formula are 20 calories per ounce.
<br />
<br />We have used Neosure, Gentlease, Pregestimil, and now we are on Elecare. The Elecare is the one that has worked for us. She has a milk allergy so this has helped with her vomiting.
<br />
<br />Neosure and Gentlease you can get a the grocery store. Pregestimil is only at select grocery stores. Elecare has to be special ordered.
<br />
<br />We have had ups and downs on Avery's weight gain so we have tried a lot of different tactics. PM me if you need any specifics about the formulas.

jennc0315
08-26-2008, 06:17 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>beccasmom</b></i>

My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.</end quote></div>

Where do you purchase the Coconut Oil? We have also been adding cream to Logan's milk, extra butter to his food, etc and nothing seems to be working. He is staying about 20.5 pounds

jennc0315
08-26-2008, 06:17 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>beccasmom</b></i>

My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.</end quote></div>

Where do you purchase the Coconut Oil? We have also been adding cream to Logan's milk, extra butter to his food, etc and nothing seems to be working. He is staying about 20.5 pounds

jennc0315
08-26-2008, 06:17 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>beccasmom</b></i>

My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.</end quote></div>

Where do you purchase the Coconut Oil? We have also been adding cream to Logan's milk, extra butter to his food, etc and nothing seems to be working. He is staying about 20.5 pounds

jennc0315
08-26-2008, 06:17 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>beccasmom</b></i>

My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.</end quote>

Where do you purchase the Coconut Oil? We have also been adding cream to Logan's milk, extra butter to his food, etc and nothing seems to be working. He is staying about 20.5 pounds

jennc0315
08-26-2008, 06:17 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>beccasmom</b></i>
<br />
<br />My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.</end quote>
<br />
<br />Where do you purchase the Coconut Oil? We have also been adding cream to Logan's milk, extra butter to his food, etc and nothing seems to be working. He is staying about 20.5 pounds

MargaritaChic
08-26-2008, 06:30 PM
Did your doctor give you any idea when you can start feeding him baby food? We started Emma at 6 months. She is gaining weight alot faster since we added baby food and rice cereal.

She still drinks formula at 4 1/2 scoops for 8 ounce bottle. We also add butter to his baby food.

She gained 3 pounds 1 ounce in 2 months and is now at 18 pounds 11 ounces.

MargaritaChic
08-26-2008, 06:30 PM
Did your doctor give you any idea when you can start feeding him baby food? We started Emma at 6 months. She is gaining weight alot faster since we added baby food and rice cereal.

She still drinks formula at 4 1/2 scoops for 8 ounce bottle. We also add butter to his baby food.

She gained 3 pounds 1 ounce in 2 months and is now at 18 pounds 11 ounces.

MargaritaChic
08-26-2008, 06:30 PM
Did your doctor give you any idea when you can start feeding him baby food? We started Emma at 6 months. She is gaining weight alot faster since we added baby food and rice cereal.

She still drinks formula at 4 1/2 scoops for 8 ounce bottle. We also add butter to his baby food.

She gained 3 pounds 1 ounce in 2 months and is now at 18 pounds 11 ounces.

MargaritaChic
08-26-2008, 06:30 PM
Did your doctor give you any idea when you can start feeding him baby food? We started Emma at 6 months. She is gaining weight alot faster since we added baby food and rice cereal.

She still drinks formula at 4 1/2 scoops for 8 ounce bottle. We also add butter to his baby food.

She gained 3 pounds 1 ounce in 2 months and is now at 18 pounds 11 ounces.

MargaritaChic
08-26-2008, 06:30 PM
Did your doctor give you any idea when you can start feeding him baby food? We started Emma at 6 months. She is gaining weight alot faster since we added baby food and rice cereal.
<br />
<br />She still drinks formula at 4 1/2 scoops for 8 ounce bottle. We also add butter to his baby food.
<br />
<br />She gained 3 pounds 1 ounce in 2 months and is now at 18 pounds 11 ounces.

kitomd21
08-27-2008, 02:55 AM
We thought the NeoSure was great - I'm sure it still is - but our daughter's 2 month check-up was today and she's dropped to about a 1/2 oz weight gain per day. She was at over an ounce per day at 1 month old. The dietician and doctor decided to increase her enzymes to 7 - 8 beads (up from 5 beads) per feeding. My husband and I are going to add more formula to her fortified breastmilk than previously directed - I don't think it could hurt!! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> We go back in 2 weeks for a weight check. I hope it's just an issue of adjusting the enzymes as they didn't tell us to increase her fortification amount....she weighs 10lbs 7.5oz, by the way.

kitomd21
08-27-2008, 02:55 AM
We thought the NeoSure was great - I'm sure it still is - but our daughter's 2 month check-up was today and she's dropped to about a 1/2 oz weight gain per day. She was at over an ounce per day at 1 month old. The dietician and doctor decided to increase her enzymes to 7 - 8 beads (up from 5 beads) per feeding. My husband and I are going to add more formula to her fortified breastmilk than previously directed - I don't think it could hurt!! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> We go back in 2 weeks for a weight check. I hope it's just an issue of adjusting the enzymes as they didn't tell us to increase her fortification amount....she weighs 10lbs 7.5oz, by the way.

kitomd21
08-27-2008, 02:55 AM
We thought the NeoSure was great - I'm sure it still is - but our daughter's 2 month check-up was today and she's dropped to about a 1/2 oz weight gain per day. She was at over an ounce per day at 1 month old. The dietician and doctor decided to increase her enzymes to 7 - 8 beads (up from 5 beads) per feeding. My husband and I are going to add more formula to her fortified breastmilk than previously directed - I don't think it could hurt!! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> We go back in 2 weeks for a weight check. I hope it's just an issue of adjusting the enzymes as they didn't tell us to increase her fortification amount....she weighs 10lbs 7.5oz, by the way.

kitomd21
08-27-2008, 02:55 AM
We thought the NeoSure was great - I'm sure it still is - but our daughter's 2 month check-up was today and she's dropped to about a 1/2 oz weight gain per day. She was at over an ounce per day at 1 month old. The dietician and doctor decided to increase her enzymes to 7 - 8 beads (up from 5 beads) per feeding. My husband and I are going to add more formula to her fortified breastmilk than previously directed - I don't think it could hurt!! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> We go back in 2 weeks for a weight check. I hope it's just an issue of adjusting the enzymes as they didn't tell us to increase her fortification amount....she weighs 10lbs 7.5oz, by the way.

kitomd21
08-27-2008, 02:55 AM
We thought the NeoSure was great - I'm sure it still is - but our daughter's 2 month check-up was today and she's dropped to about a 1/2 oz weight gain per day. She was at over an ounce per day at 1 month old. The dietician and doctor decided to increase her enzymes to 7 - 8 beads (up from 5 beads) per feeding. My husband and I are going to add more formula to her fortified breastmilk than previously directed - I don't think it could hurt!! <img src="i/expressions/face-icon-small-smile.gif" border="0"> We go back in 2 weeks for a weight check. I hope it's just an issue of adjusting the enzymes as they didn't tell us to increase her fortification amount....she weighs 10lbs 7.5oz, by the way.

alyssabeth2002
11-24-2008, 11:02 AM
What kind of enzymes is he on? Not all enzymes work with all children. The doctors were on me about my daughters weight. When she started kindergarten a month before her 5th birthday she weighed 27 pounds. Which was way under weight. But before she was diagnosed when she was 3 she was always in the 25th percentile. I mentioned the enzymes to her doctors but they wouldn't change them, so when we moved to a different state and got a different doctor I had them change her enzymes. She gained 10 pounds in 3 months.

alyssabeth2002
11-24-2008, 11:02 AM
What kind of enzymes is he on? Not all enzymes work with all children. The doctors were on me about my daughters weight. When she started kindergarten a month before her 5th birthday she weighed 27 pounds. Which was way under weight. But before she was diagnosed when she was 3 she was always in the 25th percentile. I mentioned the enzymes to her doctors but they wouldn't change them, so when we moved to a different state and got a different doctor I had them change her enzymes. She gained 10 pounds in 3 months.

alyssabeth2002
11-24-2008, 11:02 AM
What kind of enzymes is he on? Not all enzymes work with all children. The doctors were on me about my daughters weight. When she started kindergarten a month before her 5th birthday she weighed 27 pounds. Which was way under weight. But before she was diagnosed when she was 3 she was always in the 25th percentile. I mentioned the enzymes to her doctors but they wouldn't change them, so when we moved to a different state and got a different doctor I had them change her enzymes. She gained 10 pounds in 3 months.

alyssabeth2002
11-24-2008, 11:02 AM
What kind of enzymes is he on? Not all enzymes work with all children. The doctors were on me about my daughters weight. When she started kindergarten a month before her 5th birthday she weighed 27 pounds. Which was way under weight. But before she was diagnosed when she was 3 she was always in the 25th percentile. I mentioned the enzymes to her doctors but they wouldn't change them, so when we moved to a different state and got a different doctor I had them change her enzymes. She gained 10 pounds in 3 months.

alyssabeth2002
11-24-2008, 11:02 AM
What kind of enzymes is he on? Not all enzymes work with all children. The doctors were on me about my daughters weight. When she started kindergarten a month before her 5th birthday she weighed 27 pounds. Which was way under weight. But before she was diagnosed when she was 3 she was always in the 25th percentile. I mentioned the enzymes to her doctors but they wouldn't change them, so when we moved to a different state and got a different doctor I had them change her enzymes. She gained 10 pounds in 3 months.

mom2aubree
11-24-2008, 05:57 PM
(Alyssabeth) which kind of enzymes do you use for your daughter? My daughter takes creon 20 3 with meals 2with snacks and 3 with tube feeds but she still weighs 50lbs and she is 13.Our dietician is always on our case but I don't know what else to do.I asked about changing enzymes and she they are all the same its like pepsi-coke when comparing and that is as far as I got with that.we do all the cream,butter,gravies,you name it and she just doesn't gain.

mom2aubree
11-24-2008, 05:57 PM
(Alyssabeth) which kind of enzymes do you use for your daughter? My daughter takes creon 20 3 with meals 2with snacks and 3 with tube feeds but she still weighs 50lbs and she is 13.Our dietician is always on our case but I don't know what else to do.I asked about changing enzymes and she they are all the same its like pepsi-coke when comparing and that is as far as I got with that.we do all the cream,butter,gravies,you name it and she just doesn't gain.

mom2aubree
11-24-2008, 05:57 PM
(Alyssabeth) which kind of enzymes do you use for your daughter? My daughter takes creon 20 3 with meals 2with snacks and 3 with tube feeds but she still weighs 50lbs and she is 13.Our dietician is always on our case but I don't know what else to do.I asked about changing enzymes and she they are all the same its like pepsi-coke when comparing and that is as far as I got with that.we do all the cream,butter,gravies,you name it and she just doesn't gain.

mom2aubree
11-24-2008, 05:57 PM
(Alyssabeth) which kind of enzymes do you use for your daughter? My daughter takes creon 20 3 with meals 2with snacks and 3 with tube feeds but she still weighs 50lbs and she is 13.Our dietician is always on our case but I don't know what else to do.I asked about changing enzymes and she they are all the same its like pepsi-coke when comparing and that is as far as I got with that.we do all the cream,butter,gravies,you name it and she just doesn't gain.

mom2aubree
11-24-2008, 05:57 PM
(Alyssabeth) which kind of enzymes do you use for your daughter? My daughter takes creon 20 3 with meals 2with snacks and 3 with tube feeds but she still weighs 50lbs and she is 13.Our dietician is always on our case but I don't know what else to do.I asked about changing enzymes and she they are all the same its like pepsi-coke when comparing and that is as far as I got with that.we do all the cream,butter,gravies,you name it and she just doesn't gain.

mom2aubree
11-24-2008, 06:01 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>beccasmom</b></i>

My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.</end quote></div>

I went to a health food store to buy the coconut oil and when I was asked what I was using it for the sales person told me I could not use it for gaining that it was for losing weight is there a certian kind that I need to get for gaining weight and where can I get it? Thanks

mom2aubree
11-24-2008, 06:01 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>beccasmom</b></i>

My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.</end quote></div>

I went to a health food store to buy the coconut oil and when I was asked what I was using it for the sales person told me I could not use it for gaining that it was for losing weight is there a certian kind that I need to get for gaining weight and where can I get it? Thanks

mom2aubree
11-24-2008, 06:01 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>beccasmom</b></i>

My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.</end quote></div>

I went to a health food store to buy the coconut oil and when I was asked what I was using it for the sales person told me I could not use it for gaining that it was for losing weight is there a certian kind that I need to get for gaining weight and where can I get it? Thanks

mom2aubree
11-24-2008, 06:01 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>beccasmom</b></i>

My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.</end quote>

I went to a health food store to buy the coconut oil and when I was asked what I was using it for the sales person told me I could not use it for gaining that it was for losing weight is there a certian kind that I need to get for gaining weight and where can I get it? Thanks

mom2aubree
11-24-2008, 06:01 PM
<div class="FTQUOTE"><begin quote><i>Originally posted by: <b>beccasmom</b></i>
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<br />My daughter is 2 and we have had an impossible time getting her to gain weight, she was 17 pounds at a year, 19 pounds at 18 months and 20 pounds at two. We have tried everything. Our doctor had us add oil and cream to her bottles, this did not help, but recently we started adding coconut oil to her food and her bottle, she loves it and she gained 2 pound in the monht since we started using it. It has worked great and has lots of health benifits.</end quote>
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<br />I went to a health food store to buy the coconut oil and when I was asked what I was using it for the sales person told me I could not use it for gaining that it was for losing weight is there a certian kind that I need to get for gaining weight and where can I get it? Thanks

beccasmom
11-24-2008, 08:18 PM
The health food stores sell coconut oil for weight loss and according to the research that I did before I started my daughter on it the coconut oil helps with weight loss when uses with a restricted calorie diet in place of other fats. I suspect it is the restricted calorie diet causing the weight loss and it is being used as a replacement not an addition.

We are still using the coconut oil with good sucess as a high calorie addition to our regular regimine. So I add coconut oil to her already higher than normal calorie food. The coconut oil is easy to digest, it melts really easy, is clear and has a very slightly sweet taste, so she does not notice it in her food. It also is not overly greasy, so especially in things like grilled cheese sandwiches I can use alot more coconut oil than I would butter or margarine. I usually coconul oil both sides of her bread. The coconut oil is 120 calories per tablespoon as opposed to butter which is 100 calories per tablespoon.

We use whatever brand the health food store has cheapest. I have found the virgen oil melts best.

beccasmom
11-24-2008, 08:18 PM
The health food stores sell coconut oil for weight loss and according to the research that I did before I started my daughter on it the coconut oil helps with weight loss when uses with a restricted calorie diet in place of other fats. I suspect it is the restricted calorie diet causing the weight loss and it is being used as a replacement not an addition.

We are still using the coconut oil with good sucess as a high calorie addition to our regular regimine. So I add coconut oil to her already higher than normal calorie food. The coconut oil is easy to digest, it melts really easy, is clear and has a very slightly sweet taste, so she does not notice it in her food. It also is not overly greasy, so especially in things like grilled cheese sandwiches I can use alot more coconut oil than I would butter or margarine. I usually coconul oil both sides of her bread. The coconut oil is 120 calories per tablespoon as opposed to butter which is 100 calories per tablespoon.

We use whatever brand the health food store has cheapest. I have found the virgen oil melts best.

beccasmom
11-24-2008, 08:18 PM
The health food stores sell coconut oil for weight loss and according to the research that I did before I started my daughter on it the coconut oil helps with weight loss when uses with a restricted calorie diet in place of other fats. I suspect it is the restricted calorie diet causing the weight loss and it is being used as a replacement not an addition.

We are still using the coconut oil with good sucess as a high calorie addition to our regular regimine. So I add coconut oil to her already higher than normal calorie food. The coconut oil is easy to digest, it melts really easy, is clear and has a very slightly sweet taste, so she does not notice it in her food. It also is not overly greasy, so especially in things like grilled cheese sandwiches I can use alot more coconut oil than I would butter or margarine. I usually coconul oil both sides of her bread. The coconut oil is 120 calories per tablespoon as opposed to butter which is 100 calories per tablespoon.

We use whatever brand the health food store has cheapest. I have found the virgen oil melts best.

beccasmom
11-24-2008, 08:18 PM
The health food stores sell coconut oil for weight loss and according to the research that I did before I started my daughter on it the coconut oil helps with weight loss when uses with a restricted calorie diet in place of other fats. I suspect it is the restricted calorie diet causing the weight loss and it is being used as a replacement not an addition.

We are still using the coconut oil with good sucess as a high calorie addition to our regular regimine. So I add coconut oil to her already higher than normal calorie food. The coconut oil is easy to digest, it melts really easy, is clear and has a very slightly sweet taste, so she does not notice it in her food. It also is not overly greasy, so especially in things like grilled cheese sandwiches I can use alot more coconut oil than I would butter or margarine. I usually coconul oil both sides of her bread. The coconut oil is 120 calories per tablespoon as opposed to butter which is 100 calories per tablespoon.

We use whatever brand the health food store has cheapest. I have found the virgen oil melts best.

beccasmom
11-24-2008, 08:18 PM
The health food stores sell coconut oil for weight loss and according to the research that I did before I started my daughter on it the coconut oil helps with weight loss when uses with a restricted calorie diet in place of other fats. I suspect it is the restricted calorie diet causing the weight loss and it is being used as a replacement not an addition.
<br />
<br />We are still using the coconut oil with good sucess as a high calorie addition to our regular regimine. So I add coconut oil to her already higher than normal calorie food. The coconut oil is easy to digest, it melts really easy, is clear and has a very slightly sweet taste, so she does not notice it in her food. It also is not overly greasy, so especially in things like grilled cheese sandwiches I can use alot more coconut oil than I would butter or margarine. I usually coconul oil both sides of her bread. The coconut oil is 120 calories per tablespoon as opposed to butter which is 100 calories per tablespoon.
<br />
<br />We use whatever brand the health food store has cheapest. I have found the virgen oil melts best.

Ratatosk
11-24-2008, 09:45 PM
I bought some at walmart to cook with; however, I chose the cheapest container, which wasn't the virgin oil and which cost twice as much. The stuff I got seems to resemble hardened crisco.

Ratatosk
11-24-2008, 09:45 PM
I bought some at walmart to cook with; however, I chose the cheapest container, which wasn't the virgin oil and which cost twice as much. The stuff I got seems to resemble hardened crisco.

Ratatosk
11-24-2008, 09:45 PM
I bought some at walmart to cook with; however, I chose the cheapest container, which wasn't the virgin oil and which cost twice as much. The stuff I got seems to resemble hardened crisco.

Ratatosk
11-24-2008, 09:45 PM
I bought some at walmart to cook with; however, I chose the cheapest container, which wasn't the virgin oil and which cost twice as much. The stuff I got seems to resemble hardened crisco.

Ratatosk
11-24-2008, 09:45 PM
I bought some at walmart to cook with; however, I chose the cheapest container, which wasn't the virgin oil and which cost twice as much. The stuff I got seems to resemble hardened crisco.

macarenacondon
02-05-2009, 10:07 AM
My 5 months son has gained weight in very good curve since he is taking Pediasure and Creon 10000 with every feeding. Maybe you can ask your doctor about this formula.

macarenacondon
02-05-2009, 10:07 AM
My 5 months son has gained weight in very good curve since he is taking Pediasure and Creon 10000 with every feeding. Maybe you can ask your doctor about this formula.

macarenacondon
02-05-2009, 10:07 AM
My 5 months son has gained weight in very good curve since he is taking Pediasure and Creon 10000 with every feeding. Maybe you can ask your doctor about this formula.

macarenacondon
02-05-2009, 10:07 AM
My 5 months son has gained weight in very good curve since he is taking Pediasure and Creon 10000 with every feeding. Maybe you can ask your doctor about this formula.

macarenacondon
02-05-2009, 10:07 AM
My 5 months son has gained weight in very good curve since he is taking Pediasure and Creon 10000 with every feeding. Maybe you can ask your doctor about this formula.

BrettsMom
02-10-2009, 06:04 PM
I just started using Organic Cream of Coconut last week for Brett. I had tried coconut oil, but it separated in the bottle. Cream of Coconut is actually ground up coconut meat, and it also has a high concentration of oil, but mixes great with formula because of the creamy milky texture. There are 120 calories in a 2 ounce serving. I am mixing 3 scoops of formula, 2 scoops of rice cereal, 3 ounces of water and 2 ounces of Cream of Coconut for each bottle. He's gained half of a pound in a week. I melt the Cream of Coconut in a glass measuring cup for 30 seconds in the microwave to get out the lumps and pour it into his bottle. I am also going to start feeding him mashed potatoes w/butter, cream and a little salt. Make sure you get Organic Coconut Cream. It's also sometimes called Coconut Milk, which is misleading because coconut milk is the actual liquid inside the coconut. Hope this helps.

Dori, mom to Brett - 6 months old w/CF, and Brandon - 2, carrier.

BrettsMom
02-10-2009, 06:04 PM
I just started using Organic Cream of Coconut last week for Brett. I had tried coconut oil, but it separated in the bottle. Cream of Coconut is actually ground up coconut meat, and it also has a high concentration of oil, but mixes great with formula because of the creamy milky texture. There are 120 calories in a 2 ounce serving. I am mixing 3 scoops of formula, 2 scoops of rice cereal, 3 ounces of water and 2 ounces of Cream of Coconut for each bottle. He's gained half of a pound in a week. I melt the Cream of Coconut in a glass measuring cup for 30 seconds in the microwave to get out the lumps and pour it into his bottle. I am also going to start feeding him mashed potatoes w/butter, cream and a little salt. Make sure you get Organic Coconut Cream. It's also sometimes called Coconut Milk, which is misleading because coconut milk is the actual liquid inside the coconut. Hope this helps.

Dori, mom to Brett - 6 months old w/CF, and Brandon - 2, carrier.

BrettsMom
02-10-2009, 06:04 PM
I just started using Organic Cream of Coconut last week for Brett. I had tried coconut oil, but it separated in the bottle. Cream of Coconut is actually ground up coconut meat, and it also has a high concentration of oil, but mixes great with formula because of the creamy milky texture. There are 120 calories in a 2 ounce serving. I am mixing 3 scoops of formula, 2 scoops of rice cereal, 3 ounces of water and 2 ounces of Cream of Coconut for each bottle. He's gained half of a pound in a week. I melt the Cream of Coconut in a glass measuring cup for 30 seconds in the microwave to get out the lumps and pour it into his bottle. I am also going to start feeding him mashed potatoes w/butter, cream and a little salt. Make sure you get Organic Coconut Cream. It's also sometimes called Coconut Milk, which is misleading because coconut milk is the actual liquid inside the coconut. Hope this helps.

Dori, mom to Brett - 6 months old w/CF, and Brandon - 2, carrier.

BrettsMom
02-10-2009, 06:04 PM
I just started using Organic Cream of Coconut last week for Brett. I had tried coconut oil, but it separated in the bottle. Cream of Coconut is actually ground up coconut meat, and it also has a high concentration of oil, but mixes great with formula because of the creamy milky texture. There are 120 calories in a 2 ounce serving. I am mixing 3 scoops of formula, 2 scoops of rice cereal, 3 ounces of water and 2 ounces of Cream of Coconut for each bottle. He's gained half of a pound in a week. I melt the Cream of Coconut in a glass measuring cup for 30 seconds in the microwave to get out the lumps and pour it into his bottle. I am also going to start feeding him mashed potatoes w/butter, cream and a little salt. Make sure you get Organic Coconut Cream. It's also sometimes called Coconut Milk, which is misleading because coconut milk is the actual liquid inside the coconut. Hope this helps.

Dori, mom to Brett - 6 months old w/CF, and Brandon - 2, carrier.

BrettsMom
02-10-2009, 06:04 PM
I just started using Organic Cream of Coconut last week for Brett. I had tried coconut oil, but it separated in the bottle. Cream of Coconut is actually ground up coconut meat, and it also has a high concentration of oil, but mixes great with formula because of the creamy milky texture. There are 120 calories in a 2 ounce serving. I am mixing 3 scoops of formula, 2 scoops of rice cereal, 3 ounces of water and 2 ounces of Cream of Coconut for each bottle. He's gained half of a pound in a week. I melt the Cream of Coconut in a glass measuring cup for 30 seconds in the microwave to get out the lumps and pour it into his bottle. I am also going to start feeding him mashed potatoes w/butter, cream and a little salt. Make sure you get Organic Coconut Cream. It's also sometimes called Coconut Milk, which is misleading because coconut milk is the actual liquid inside the coconut. Hope this helps.
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<br />Dori, mom to Brett - 6 months old w/CF, and Brandon - 2, carrier.