Is it malnutrition if the baby grows slowly?

The baby’s weight and slow growth may be the early manifestation of malnutrition, but this manifestation alone cannot be a one-sided judgment of malnutrition, but also need to observe the baby’s appetite and mental status and other aspects.
The early manifestations of malnutrition in babies include loss of appetite, decreased activity frequency, poor mental state, wasting or edema, etc. If the baby grows slowly and has the above symptoms, it is recommended to go to the hospital for nutritional status evaluation, physical examination and blood biochemical examination, etc., and then the doctor will determine whether it is malnutrition.

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