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Hi mommas my daughter is now 1.5 yrs old however she does not chew properly. When I try to give her fruits she doesn't chew and ends up vomiting it. Please help and assist how do I tell her to chew food.



Hi continue trying, chew infront of her with sound, encourage self feeding, follow #weaningatarah for weaning help and read the below article.

The Many Myths Around How Babies Chew Food

My daughter too was really bad at chewing ..I used to give her mashed fruits ( removing the strings or fibres else she would vomit ) I used to do it in a strainer . Mashed khichdi and mashed chapati milk.. all mashed till around 3 years as she would vomit if any strand or she feels anything in the tongue .. gradually she started bitting.. so don't worry.
Give small cut fruits and take them while you do for outdoor play... The baby will learn gradually..


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