Poor eater

Sonal - posted on 10/09/2015 ( 35 moms have responded )

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My baby is 2 years old & doesn't eat fruit. Please suggest how I can help her eat more fruit?

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Mary - posted on 10/19/2015

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.Sometimes fresh fruit can taste tart. At 2yrs old you can start introducing honey. My 3yr. old will only eat berries chopped up and drizzled with honey. I would also encourage you to let your little one play with various fruits without the pressure of actually eating them. Toddlers naturally put everything in their mouths, so even though it might be a bit messy, they will eventually "taste" whatever they're holding. Let us know what works, and good luck.

Tanya - posted on 12/06/2015

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One thing I do is mix fruit with my 2 year old's oatmeal. She enjoys it and I actually give her oatmeal twice a day. Also try dries prunes. They are naturally sweet and good for fiber.

♫ Shawnn ♪♫♫ - posted on 01/16/2016

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To Sonal: Keep slowly introducing fruits. One at a time, in fun ways that she can play with.

To Jennifer Garcia: You may want to start a separate post. People won't see yours as a question on here, and you may not get feedback. I will say this: Your kid is older than BOTH of mine, and my 21 YO has been on his own since he was 19. My 18 YO has signed a lease that will be in effect in June, so he'll be out after graduation. Time to put that boy on his feet and tell him to hit the road. At this point, because your husband is continuing to enable the boy, it IS quite a lot of his fault that the kid acts the way he does. He's an entitled brat, IMO, that needs to realize that your time for 'taking care' of him ended when he hit 18.

However, that's all I'm going to say, because this is Sonal's thread about feeding questions. To start a new thread, go to the home page, and click on the "start a conversation" link

Sonal - posted on 01/16/2016

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Hey Jennifer, God bless u & ur husband & ur dream to live with ur husband happily & always come true. Tke cRe & wht will happen will be the best for u & ur husband.
Regards

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Anita - posted on 01/08/2018

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Hi there guess what I had the same problem with my last daughter she hated fruit but I came up with the idea to blend the fruit into nearly watery but enough to pour into a bottle so she can drink it this way I promise you it will work be patient!

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Megan - posted on 10/14/2016

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I wasn't sure where I could reach someone that has a similar situation but I have 4 and half months twins (one boy one girl) the boy eats just fine and is introducing other baby foods ex.( Foods on the supported sitter section) and he eats with no problem. My daughter is worrying me she hardly eats 4 oz on a good day and absolutely won't eat off a spoon I'm worried she isn't getting enough to eat any ideas???

Sofia - posted on 04/26/2016

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I wouldn't worry as long as he eats everything else. You could try adding fruits like banana or strawberries to a milk shake

Shanre' - posted on 03/12/2016

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Try a herbalife shake, it's nutritional even babies can drink it. My children love it, comes in very handy especially when you don't know what to feed them.

Tyra - posted on 10/09/2015

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Have you tried blending the fruits, or dry or even frozen fruits. Maybe chopping the fruits up and top it off with whipped cream or yogurt.

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