My child's pediatrician was concerned at her last appointment at 15 months, as she had not gained a single ounce from 12 months to 15 months. He actually seemed a little accusatory, and interrogated me on what she's eating, whether she's on whole milk, etc. She still nurses. And eats like a pig. She actually eats more at a sitting than her 7 year old brother. And keeps bugging for more. It's ridiculous how much food this kid packs in.
She is now 17 months, and due back at the doctor in a month's time. I weighed her on our home scale, so not super precise, but according to our scale she is STILL hovering at 20lbs. Not gaining.
Granted, she is more active now. Runs around. Is getting taller (as evident from the too-small sleepers). Seems happy and healthy.
I just want to know if anyone has experienced this, and whether it seems "normal" so that I can go to her next appointment a bit more confident. He threw me off my game and really made me feel like I was screwing up somewhere. Under-feeding her or abusing her or something. Which is totally out of character for this pediatrician. I've had him for almost 10 years, and I've never come out of an appointment feeling like a failure of a mother, before.