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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 eat it. Have family meals. The child learns good eating habits from imitating the family members. Children learn by copying, and it helps if adults are eating ...


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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 dexterity of your baby's fingers, but if she can do it herself you may have better luck. Mine loves puffs, tiny pieces of turkey (her favorite), ham, cheese, ...


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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 this is a thing with an actual name, but some kids show symptoms like teething months before teething starts), it could be strong tastes (did you change the way ...


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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 the mouth, check for obstructions and soreness. Depress the tongue with a smooth rounded back of a spoon or similar and check the back of the throat. Better ...


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As nobody posted a definitive answer on this, I'd like to share my own experience at this point, two months after posing the question. Warning: this post includes images of actual baby stool! If I recall correctly, my daughter's stool began to change only about 3 weeks ago, so about 5 weeks after I posted the question. We have been feeding her pieces of ...


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(Granted this question is 6 years old and so the kid has grown a lot since then, but for others): I would consult your pediatrician and/or an allergist. My baby had his first allergy reaction at only 7 months and we found some unusual things for him to be allergic to, including garlic. I would not feed him any of the things you think he might be ...


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