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How can I teach a one-year-old to stop throwing food once he's done eating?

The good and bad news is that this is something that will almost surely pass on it's own with time. Your son is using throwing food on the floor as a way to initiate the "are you done?" ...
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Is it ok if my 15-month-old son stops breastfeeding by himself?

Firstly, your doctor is the authoritative voice here. The doctor says your toddler is okay, so I would listen to them before asking strangers on the internet. If you do want some reassurance though, ...
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Restarting baby-led weaning after an actual choking

I found this article helpful because it describes the kind of consistency the food should be. Baby should be able to mash the food against the top of the mouth. http://edition.cnn.com/2016/09/20/...
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Is baby led weaning failing with my toddler?

My little boy is now 22 months old and it sounds like a phase he has gone through as well. As long as he still eats "enough" I wouldn't worry too much about it. What we typically did when he ...
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Why babies these days are rushed to eat adults' food at family table?

First it seems surprising to me that you observe the historical trend in that direction. To me it seems that today kids are still fed specially prepared baby food well into toddler age whereas when I ...
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How can I teach a one-year-old to stop throwing food once he's done eating?

Use the Kazdin method (Kazdin & Rotella, 2013): Identify the desired (positive) behavior. In your case, it is eating without throwing food. That's what you are trying to increase. Praise the ...
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Restarting baby-led weaning after an actual choking

I did puree weaning with my daughter but my second child, my son, his dad was adamant it will only be blw!! It puts the fear of God into me tbh. I'm doing it as well as the lumpy/chunky puree food ...
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