Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Sad Mum | 2011-07-11


Not eating


My LG is 9 months, and she refuses to eat supper or lunch when she is with me. She will only eat cereal. When i feed her purity or our food she fusses to eat but as soon as I give her cereal she will eat it all. However she eats her food at creche.

She is about 8 Kgs and an extremely happy baby. She will eat toast and desserts and her milk but it is a struggle to feed her anything else.

I dont know why she refuses to eat. :( Please help.

Expert's Reply



Your baby's daughter's weight is on the average for her age so there is no need to be too concerned.Her most important source of nutrition is her milk at this age. She may prefer food that is very finely pureed so try to find out what she will eat.Don't try to make her eat any food that she refuses.You say she is happy and her weight is fine, so just give her time and she will eventually start eating.

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