Energy boosting during baby's first year

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Sometimes infants do not gain weight at the rate they are supposed to. Find out ways to increase your baby's caloric intake in a healthy manner.

Key points

  • Energy boosting is when you increase the amount of calories in the food your baby eats so that they can gain weight and have more energy.
  • Offer your baby foods that are highest in calories first and lowest in calories last. You can also add extra calories to your baby's foods.
  • Do not give your baby low-calorie drinks such as water.
Last updated: November 6th 2009