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I think one reasonable solution to this is simply to offer her food on a reasonably regular basis, and allow her to eat however much she wishes at each meal (including none). Offer her breakfast, lunch, dinner, plus a snack in between each, say at 08:00 (breakfast), 10:00 (snack), 12:00 (lunch), 3:00 (snack), 5:00 (dinner). She'll be getting food often ...


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It's hard to tell from the info in your question whether this is a medical issue or a behavioral one, or a combination of the two. It's clear that force-feeding is backfiring and not getting the desired result. We've followed the advice of Ellyn Satter on The Division of Responsibility for Feeding Kids, and it's worked well for our 1-year-old so far. ...


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Ok, not from a professional, but from a parent's perspective: It seems you have built yourselves a nice battlefield with your son - I sense a power play and a lot of unnecessary tension. A vicious cycle. First step: Stop this right now. That means, no yelling, no fusing and, above all, no force feeding. Try to eliminate this battle ground completely. ...


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This is really a supplement to @Joe's answer, which is quite good. The only thing I wanted to emphasize is that weight, not the amount of milk or formula she drinks, is what is important. The following is a sample of a growth chart (like your baby's doctor uses) which has two hypothetical patients charted: one baby represented by red marks (Baby R) and one ...



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