Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Lira | 2009/07/23


Baby -doesnt like food.

My daughter is 1year-9month,she does'  nt want to eat instead she likes drinking milk(Nido 1yr+),if she did eat something ,she will eat small portion or else taking the food out with out swallowing.I'  m worried b'  coz milk is a liquid.Is there anything i can do about this?

Expert's Reply



Your daughter shuld be eating a more varied diet now and drinking much less milk. She is old enough to join the family at mealtimeas and can sit in her chair at the table. Put her food in front of her and give her her own spoon to feed herself. Don't watch her while she eats and don't say a word if she leaves some food behind. She will watch you eat and eventually will start eating more.Do not give her milk until she has eaten some of her solid food. Try and reduce her milk intake to 2 cups per day. Of course she should be drinking water and other fluids as well.

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Posted by: Noma-Efese | 2009/07/24

My daughter is 7 month, i' m not breast feeding, she does'  nt want to drink her bottle, she does' nt want food instead she likes drinking water.

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