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Sounds like you're doing the right thing to keep the doctor appraised of her condition and progress. A four year old isn't going to starve in a week or two. She's had a trauma, let her get over it at her own pace, as long as her doctor doesn't see any problem with it. That said, if you want some advice for helping her while she's getting over it: ...


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It is very common for adults who have experienced choking to avoid/dread food, and they understand how it happened. How much worse it must be for a child who doesn't really know the mechanics. You say you are frustrated because your doctors tell you to "wait it out". This is extremely sound advice. Any other method of dealing with this would traumatize her ...


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You will need to provide more information (e.g. where do you live?) for a definitive answer. However, my hunch is that yes, the daycare center can do that. It might be a local/national government law, it might be a policy that they have put in place at this specific center. If it's the latter, it is unlikely this is specifically about your kids, but more ...


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According to the USDA Food Service, Accommodating Children with Special Dietary Needs in the School Nutrition Program, while schools are required to make accommodations per the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) and the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act): Generally, children with food allergies or intolerances do not have a ...


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My Kids love "You can cook" by Annabel Karmel. Lots of photos for all important steps, good basic advice plus introduction to nutrition and healthy eating, too, while still easy to understand for kids. Most steps can be done (with occasional help) even by small children. What I like most, is that the recipes are often "kid's favourites" while adding herbs or ...



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