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My 8-month old baby stopped accepting solid food

Do not insist that your child eats a certain amount of solid food, or of anything else. The child will eat as much as they need. Keep offering your child solid food, but do not try to convince her to ...
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Why aren't all jars of baby food in the US WIC approved?

Here is an example of what states are allowed to approve for WIC eligibility. States have their own standards as well. The following list provides the Federal requirements for WIC-eligible foods. ...
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What should we do with all this stage 2 baby food now that my son is eating stage 3?

There’s nothing nutritionally wrong with stage 2 baby food; it’s fine to use it up. It’s just that it’s not as interesting as stage three and doesn’t accustom the baby to more “real/solid” foods. But ...
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My 8-month old baby stopped accepting solid food

You mentioned the spoon, but does she eat without it? My youngest (now 10 months old) never liked to be spoon fed. She'd allow it but much preferred to feed herself. This obviously depends on the ...
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Is it necessary to boil the water for baby formula in Switzerland?

No, you need not boil the water, especially as your child is already nine months old. The recommendation to always boil is just to be extra safe in reducing bacteria content. Note that even very ...
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Should I wake my infant to feed?

The advice at the hospital where I gave birth was that you let babys sleep unless they are underweight or have some other medical condition that makes it necessary to wake them. Healthy babys will let ...
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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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My 8-month old baby stopped accepting solid food

One word: bananas. There are many different reasons why your baby will refuse solids at those ages - sometimes it is simply uncomfortable for them, it may be "false teething" (not sure if ...
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Is PediaSure okay for toddlers and if not how to get them off it?

I had a similar problem with my son, and the reason he loved it was because it's packed full of sweetness to make it drinkable for older kids. If you have ever tasted breast milk (or formula), it has ...
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Is PediaSure okay for toddlers and if not how to get them off it?

Children under 3 can handle a lot of fat in the diet & need it more than us due to brain development. I have found that butter is a great way to add fat as you can often add it to nearly anything ...
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My 8-month old baby stopped accepting solid food

If this is very recent then don't ignore the possibility of discomfort. It's always worth examining gums and throat for soreness which will show up as an obvious reddening of the tissues. Look inside ...
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What are some good food options for a one year-old?

Small steamed foods. Soft solids should be okay too. Nothing seasoned. Make sure the pieces are small enough to swallow whole since chewing is new if you haven't been doing solids foods before now. ...
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Is PediaSure okay for toddlers and if not how to get them off it?

I've gone through the same exact case where I doubted Pediasure due to many negative information online. I tried to give my daughter another product but she ended up losing weight. I even went to see ...
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