Our expert says:
When a 5-year-old child stops eating this is usually a signal that she is either ill or struggling with a psychological problem. I would first have her assessed by a Paediatrician to determine if she does not have an underlying condition that is depressing her appetite. If she is given a clean bill of health then you may need to take her to a child psychologist who will assess what factors are causing this refusal to eat (anxiety, depression and even paediatric anorexia).
Holding thumbs that you will be able to pinpoint what is making your daughter refuse to eat.
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