Babies who have chubby bodies, folds on the feet and hands and even chubby cheeks are very adorable. What if the baby is growing too extreme, even if the baby is overweight according to his age?
Aliya Saleem’s parents, Mohammad Saleem (28) and Shabana Parven (25), are very worried about their child’s health condition. Their first child Simran was extremely obese and died at the age of 1.
Worried about a similar incident, Aliya is now being examined to find out the cause of the extreme growth she is experiencing. Aliya’s parents are troubled because clothes can only be used for a few days. ”After Aliya’s birth, he had to buy clothes every two weeks because the clothes were too small. The doctor who was at the local hospital could not find out why Aliya was overweight. The doctor’s expert suggested to go to another city but we didn’t have much money, ”said Saleem, Aliya’s father.
In recent months, Aliya was brought to Fortis Hospital in Delhi and even the doctor who examined Dr Krishan Chugh said that Aliya’s condition could be classified as a case of morbid obesity or said to be a hormonal imbalance. It is necessary to make a proper diagnosis so that it helps in the treatment of Aliya. Once again Aliya’s parents are still considering for reasons of limited costs.
Aliya’s mother, Shabana admits the difficulty in taking care of Aliya. Even at 12 kg, Aliya had difficulty sitting alone and had to be on his lap by his mother always. While on the other hand, Shabana had to finish housework and also take care of other children. The mother was very worried when Aliya had difficulty breathing. “Aliya kept crying and even always woke up at night. Aliya has difficulty breathing, we are worried that Aliya will experience the same as Simran. Even Aliya’s need for food is still heavy for us, ”said Shabana.
Aliya’s growth, which is different from other children of his age, is very burdensome for his parents, one of which is Aliya’s eating habit, which is three times that of his peers. Even Aliya loves to snack on biscuits and curries. Shabana to feed Aliya and her family, sometimes making her husband borrow money from friends or relatives.
Aliya’s father, Saleem’s job as a tailor is only 60 thousand per day. Even so, Saleem does not find it difficult when he has to ask for help from people around him, especially Aliya who is very liked and adorable. “The condition of Aliya, the villagers love Aliya. Children around the environment are very happy to play with him even though sometimes adults cannot lift him because of Aliya’s heavy weight even though they really like him and Aliya is adorable. ” Saleem said
Weight that is too heavy on a baby’s growth and development is not always healthy, let alone it will interfere with health. Therefore, maintaining the health of the baby by balancing his weight and age is very important. Underweight can be a health problem as well as excess weight in infants which can lead to obesity and complications of disease at an early age. This is why it is important to control the growth and development of your baby.