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Ok, this feels strange, but my baby is refusing most of the food prepared for him... He prefers to eat what's on my plate. I tried to put his food on my plate to trick him, but he didn't eat that. With all the "avoid salt till baby is 1 year old" advises, I am a little worried... What do you suggest mommies?



shweta sharma

try try try till u succeed....
this is d best tip for feeding baby....
have patience nd keep on giving him food....
try to distract him and then giv d food..

Sonali Rana

patience is the key dear. u can do one thing, prepare a same plate for ur child as for your own self, obviously in small portion + the baby food. Children tend to eat if they see the same food is served for everyone over the table. u can make a point of taking some portion of food out separately sans spices while preparing the food

Sheeba Vijesh

thanks fellow mommies... ☺ he is ready to eat... only pblm is, he wants to eat my food... i will try what you said sonali... yesterday, i did try that btw... i sneaked in bits of his food in between.. but he realised that and then altogether refused food until i stopped giving his food, and gave only mine... kids these days are born with an extra sixth sense or something... 😕

Anusha Purohit

haha Sheeba my daughter also does the same, she is more interested in our food than what we give her.. me n mil thot mayb she s bored of hers so she tries to snatch mine 😝
so i'm gng to try introduce new food to her so that mayb she ll like it n stop asking for mine.. 😃

Sheeba Vijesh

Anusha Purohit ya i tried new recipes also, but maybe baby is trying to say, you eat my food and see if you like it! ha ha... he wants salt, sour, spicy etc i think... but am afraid to give that.. m going to take some from our food with less salt and spice like sonali said...

Sheetal Rai

hi Sheeba. consistency is the key. keep feeding the same thing for few days and see. maybe ur baby will develop the taste for it. what do u feed him ? I remember when I started apple puree or any puree for that matter for my 7 months old she didn't eat it. she used to spit it all out. but I kept at it. and now she eats almost everything I give her. and also try giving some fruits not cooked but. don't add salt or sugar absolutely. all d best.

Sheetal Rai

and maybe it will help if u don't eat in front of her. it's better u feed her separately.

Sheeba Vijesh

he used to eat all purees, boiled, mashed etc etc.. only last 3-4 days he is not eating them... i feed him separately, first i feed him... then later when i eat he comes crawling, its rather cute actually. i wouldn't mind if it weren't for the salt thing... ☺

manvi bhandari

sheeba. the same issue i m facing. my baby also just wants to eat my food not her. yesterday a funny instance happened with me. i prepare sooji kheer for my baby. she dint even tasted a bit. just touches the spoon and refused to eat. when i was having that kheer with bit sugar in it 😛 i just make her taste a pinch of its milk. she just loved it and wants to have that. u r right babies nowadays are born with six sense. and wanted to eat tasted food😁 with salt nd sugar

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