Posted by: irenes mom | 2011/06/10


my 12 months girl

hello doc
my baby girl was born prematurely at 31 weeks she has been fine since then until now that she refuses to eat homemade food she has a good appetite but will only have breast milk and purities baby cereal for food as soon as i give her unpureed foods she throws up. should i continue giving her these but when will she ever learn to chew food

Expert's Reply



This is very common at this age. In fact if you correct your baby's age for her prematurity it is even more understandable. Give her well pureed food still. She does not want to eat coarse food yet. It will take some time but eventually she will get used to eating more coarse food.

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Posted by: Racoon | 2011/06/10

Doc will want to know how old she is right now!

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