My 18 month old son was diagnosed "failure to thrive" a few days ago by a doctor who says that breastmilk has no value after one year. Her suggestion was to wean and give whole cows milk, which I do not agree with and I will not do. My son has met all milestones on time or ahead of time, except for talking. She sat there and said "he looks great but the growth chart looks bad so I am diagnosing failure to thrive." This was after insulting me by asking if I was "sure I actually had any milk." (I told her that yes, I do and I could show her!) I am so angry!
I'm not looking for ways to fatten him up because he is fine. He isn't a calf so I don't expect him to grow like one. His growth has been slow, but steady. He is still "on" the chart, and healthy in every way so I seriously don't understand why she'd give this diagnoses.
I'm just trying to see how many other people this has happened to and how you've dealt with it. I plan on seeing a breastfeeding friendly doctor for a second opinion in a few weeks. I guess I'm just looking for solidarity.