Are you tired of feeding your baby because she/he always denies to eat. Are you trying the best to solve this problem because you know that anorexia in kids is a serious problem? There is something that can be done about it, and with the right treatment, it can be managed. Let me give you some quick tips to do in helping your child beat anorexia.
Anorexia in kid is a common problem that many parents are coping with. According to some recent surveys, the quality of anorexia kids is more and more increasing and finding out the way to improve this is the first care of any parents. Anorexia in baby is a big problem because we know that this will have a lot of bad effects your baby’s development. Even more serious, anorexia can lead to several serious health problems. Those problems include:
- damage to major organs, especially the brain, heart and kidneys
- irregular heartbeat
- lowered blood pressure, pulse, body temperature, and breathing rates
- sensitivity to cold
- thinning of bones etc…
The best tip to cope with this problem is you need to get your child to a physician immediately. It is always better to check and be told nothing is wrong than to assume all is well and it turns out not to be. Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan. A doctor will know and give you the best advice.
Change food for your kid normally: This is the best way that you can do. You should change food for your beloved kids everyday. For example: instead of using meat, beef you can use crab, potatoes, fish and using many vegetables for
your kid’s meal. You should encourage your kid to drink water and orange juice, lemonade or fruit juice.
Exercise: Encourage your baby do exercise is really good. This activity will burn his calories and it will help them to be hungry. Besides, doing exercise will make your kid be stronger and he will not be bored with eating. make sure that your baby can eat more than he does not exercise.
Obligate your kid to eat is really mistake. This will make your baby to hate eating more than. You should not obligate your kid to eat as he does not want. Normally we are advised to feed your kid in about 30 minutes and you do not last the meal. Instead of obligating him to eat too much in once time, you should divide the meal into many small meals in a day.
Sometimes when your child is really bored with eating, you can change the space. You can allow him to watch cartoon while you are feeding him, or you can let him outside. These methods normally is more effective than feeding your kid in the dining room.
In conclusion, anorexia is usually treated with a combination of individual therapy, family therapy, behavior modification, and nutritional rehabilitation. And the primary thing that you need to remember is that beating anorexia in your beloved kid will take a long term and you need to be patient.
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