my 17 month old son is not get enough weight for last 4 month. still he is 8. 5 kg. he doesn't like to eat .please help me and tell how can i increase his weight and how to increase his favour for food. thank you.

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I hope you are doing well. Is he a picky eater? Is he taking breast milk or formula feed along with semi-solids? Here's a diet for him, the quantity would depend on his intake. Feed it to him in small intervals and avoid force-feeding him :) Sit with him for meals. Breakfast- 1 cup milk + 1 mini sandwich/2 small chilla/1 Bowl veggie oats/1 Beetroot or carrot paratha Mid-morning- 1 Fruit + 1 Tsp peanut butter Lunch- 1 Roti with sabzi or Dal chawal, khichdi and kadhi, Fried rice, vegetable pulao/biryani Snack- 1 Fruit/1 Glass milkshake/Paneer Tikki/home-made bread pizza Dinner- Same as lunch OR 1 Dosa/uttapam/2 idlis/pasta with veggies/wheat noodles with veggies/vegetable daliya

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