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20 Sep 2007

feeding prmature babe solid food
My babe was born 2 months early. he is now 4 months 3 weeks old. Doc advice me to feed him lactogin. He now weigh 6.5 km, when must I start to feed him say purity or other food? He is not breast feeding since birth.
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premature baby expert

01 Jan 0001

Dear Thulo

You can use the following formula:

16 weeks + ½ (40 – gestational age at birth). and she should be able to keep her head upright by herself.

It would be good to see your postnatal sister for a feeding consultation.

Warm regards
Welma
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