my sons eating habits have changed drastically

Jessica - posted on 10/14/2009 ( 2 moms have responded )

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Hi my son is 10 months old now and i was feeding him on my own cooked meals that i pureed but over the last week hes gone right off eating ive tried everything. ive now trying him on food that i eat and just giving him bits sometimes hell eat some then others he wont. it really worries me wen he doesn't eat can anyone make any suggestions on wat i can try. Thanks for any feedback.

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Jen - posted on 10/14/2009

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It's pretty common for babies and toddlers to start rejecting foods they once loved. You should try the food again in a few weeks. Stick to what he wants to eat and try other things when he's ready. Like the above mom said it could be due to teething or illness and you'll just have to wait it out. I'm assuming he still drinks formula so he may want that more than food to fill him up.

Ruth - posted on 10/14/2009

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Try giving him soft chunks of solid food--he might be more interested in self-feeding. Or he could be teething, or getting sick. Both can affect a child's appetite.

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