Eating Solid Foods & Weaning

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Eatting Solid Food

My 14 month daughter does't care about eatting solid food. When I bring food to feed her, she never be happy. I have to play her favorite DVD, she will opens her mouth sometime. Sometimes she keeps food in her mouth but not swallow it, or sometimes spits it out. If I put her in highchair, it will be worse. The only time I feel her hungry is at night. Because I am still breastfeeding, she still eats several times at night. I read alot about let her be hungry, she will eat when she is hungry. But at night she just cry to eat. Sometimes I...


How Do I Wean?

How do I wean my 11 mos old that will not eat other foods? She'll eat foods...


Solid Food Advice

Hi, I am a mom to twin 6 month olds and we have just begun solid foods...

Allergen Foods

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Is This a Food Allergy

My daughter is 6 weeks old and has a "rash" on her face. It seems to come and go. After she feeds (Similac Advanced w/ Iron) it gets red. About 20 min later it's just bumpy. It started on her cheeks and is now on her eyebrows and ears and a little on the back of her neck. It is really rough feeling. My doctor said to put Aquaphor on it and keep a food diary to see if it's a food allergy. It's really not workng. We have a 8 week appointment in a week and a half. It's just bugging me.


Allergy or What?

When getting my 2 year old ready for dinner i took her shirt off and found...


Allergy or Not?

Recently my hands and feet started to itch something fierce. I thought...

Baby Jar Foods

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Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar??

Hello ladies! I was hoping that you can help me with some healthy ideas to replace the holiday sweets in my cookie jar? My mother-in-law bought me the cutest GIANT mason jar cookie jar for Christmas, and the cookies are ALMOST gone! I would like to keep the jar out, but fill it with homemade or storebought healthier snacks. Any suggestions or recipes would be GREATLY appreciated! ;P Thanks!


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Cereal or No Cereal?

Hello Ladies. Ok here's my problem...My new born son is 3 months old now. At birth he weighed 10lbs 3 oz, and he was last weighed in at 2 months at 12lbs. He was eating 7oz's of formula every four hours and now he is eating 7 ozs every 3 hours, he seems to not get full enough and is always hungry pretty quick. He sleeps through the night misses his during the night feeding, so he is really good on that right now. He sits up with support and is rolling over. But I was wondering when the best time was to give them rice cereal. Is he ready...


Is Cereal Necessary?

My daughter is 6 months old and is eating fruits and veggies at lunch and...


Cereal in the Bottle

I have a 4 1/2 month old and I want to start giving her cereal. She has...


Is Cereal Enough??

I got the OK from my doctor to start feeding my son cereal, I feed him 1...

Dishes & Utensils

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Eating with a Spoon

how do you teach your child to eat with a spoon? She can do it, if I hand her the spoon with food on it, but to put it the food,feed herself she doesn't get it. Is it to soon, do I just keep handing her the spoon? Some direction here please?? I know she'll have it before college, but when R they supposed to get it?


Wont Eat off a Spoon

okay so my son is 9 months old and he will not eat anything off a spoon. he...

Food Grinder

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Seeking Baby Food Grinder in Springfield MO

I hope someone out there knows where to buy a baby food grinder. We are expecting our first two grandchildren this year. I've been told they are not being made any longer from a friend who couldn't find one. Does anyone know where they are sold? Thanks, R.


Kidco Food Mill

I just bought a kidco food mill to make baby food for my 7 month old. He has...

Forbidden Foods

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Babies and Berries

Several years ago a mom-friend told me it was better not to introduce berries to babies until after 9 months. Anyone else heard this? Any experiences positive or negative introducing them before 9 months? ETA: I hadn't even thought about the choking part because I planned on giving them mashed. Thanks for bringing that up, good point! I'm mainly just wondering about the effect on baby's tummy.


Foods to Avoid?

My daughter just turned 1 and I was wondering if there are still any foods...


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If He's Allergic to Peaches, What Else Should I Be Careful With?

We've had quite a food journey with my 7 month old. After figuring out he was having some kind of allergic reaction to organic foods (two different brands of organic foods he's had in the non-organic versions - peas and bananas and he ended up with a rash all over his body) we've gone back to non-organic and introducing things one at a time with several days in between. I broke my own rule yesterday and gave him a new food at dinner (typically I've been introducing things in the morning so if he has a reaction it's easier to deal with...


Wants Only Fruit

Oh, I know this must be one of the most tired, reworked questions there is,...

Picky Eater

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Very Picky Eater

My 15 month old is a ver picky eater. There are certain things she likes, and anything new i put in front of her she either just smashes it or throws it on the floor. She already eats chicken fingers (or any other sort of very plain chicken that i make for dinner) pizza, meatballs, french fries, applesauce, grapes or raisins, french toast sticks, waffles, blueberry muffins, spaghettios, mac n cheese, grilled cheese,yogurt, ham. Thats about it, no veggies, andonly grapes, no other fruits. She has a well check soon and im definetly going to...


My Picky Eater

I have a 4 year old son who is a very picky eater. I am wondering if there...

Self Feeding & Finger Foods

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What Do I Feed Her?

Hello. My only child is turning 1 in a couple of weeks and I'm totally panicing about taking her off the bottle. I don't think actually taking her off is going to be a problem because she's deffinately not attached; but I have no idea what to feed her. She only has 5 teeth, all in the front of course, and I feel like I can only feed her so much yogurt and applesauce. I need to make sure she's getting the proper nutrience. Please someone, give me some ideas.


Am I over Feeding??

My 6 wks old daughter is eating about 4oz. every 3 hours, but sometime after...

Table Foods

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No Table Foods?

My 16 month old son refuses to eat table foods. He'll eat crackers and maybe som oat meal (if he's in the mood), cashews and dried fruit. But that's it. He's only in the 10th percentile for weight because of this, and I'm starting to really worry about him. He isn't getting the fats he needs from baby food, but just will not try anything new. It's almost a battle of wills. I stopped giving him baby food about a week ago, hoping that he would eat food if he got hungry enough. Well, it's just not working. I don't know what to do. Someone...


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Not Eating Vegetables

My 7 month baby girl will not eat vegetables. She was first introduced to carrots and sweet potatoes... and ate them. Now that i have started giving her fruits she will not take any vegetables. She will gag or throw them up when i try to feed them to her. Any suggestions??


Won't Eat Vegetables

Hi All, m 5 year-old daughter will not, WILL NOT eat vegetables. We have to...


Veggies for Toddlers

How do you serve veggies to toddlers? I only ever just mix it into his food...


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Yogurt V. Baby Yogurt

Ladies - What is the difference between regular whole milk yogurt, and baby yogurt? My MIL is intent on his having yogurt, as she feels the probiotics/ live cultures would help his digestive system mature and handle new foods better. He's 9.5 months, and our first. Just thought to get some insight. Thanks, LSHA


How to Freeze Yogurt

I need to freeze dairy for a few weeks. Can I put my yogurt containers that...


Yogurt for Babies

I bought a pack of YoBaby yogurt... it says it's organic and made from whole...


Yogurt in Garden?

My husband got some yogurt-lots of it and wants to put it in our garden. I...