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I think you are over-thinking this. The concern with screen time is not that it is actively harmful, but it takes children away from other things which would be more beneficial, including physical exercise, interaction with people, and learning to manipulate stuff in the real world. Under 2 years the (very limited) evidence is that children can't really ...


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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 stopped eating (and also didn't let us feed him) was to take away his food entirey, put it out of his reach, clean his mounth/hands and give him what he wanted ...


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As someone who has lost a child, you can never hug or carry them too much. That being said, from a psychological standpoint, holding, carrying, and attending to their needs when they are distressed is not spoiling. A child can not be spoiled by giving them attention at his age. young children are not neurological mature, leaving them to ‘deal’ with their ...


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It's easy for parents to worry themselves that they may be helping the child form habits which might be hard to break. I can assure you, in this case, you have no need to worry. Consider this. Is it likely your child will eventually be a 21 year old woman sitting in her chair and waiting to play the spoon aeroplane game in order to eat her food? I suspect ...


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There's definitely a medical advice aspect to this that I can't address other than to suggest you talk to her doctors about adding feeding therapy as well as general OT. On the non-medical side of things, you can encourage her to desensitize in the natural way that most babies do- putting things in her mouth herself so it is done to her comfort level. ...


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