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My 11m old wont eat. Help

Hey guys... I am a bit sad and a bit pissed off that my daughter all of a sudden wont eat her solids... She's 11 months old, just turned on the 25th. The other day my mom was feeding her.. so I asked her what she was giving her. SHe said "wagon weels, puffs, cheese doodle sticks" all gerber snacks! I WAS SO MAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Then when I told her not to fill her with snacks cause she needs to eat her real food she says to me "I'm the grandma I can spoil her" And yes, yes you did mom good job. Sorry.. I'm so mad at her... Kansis will eat two or three bites (if I'm lucky) and want nothign to do with her solids... but will gladly take some puffs! I've banned snacks for atleast a week untill she starts eating right.
What else should I do?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:47 PM on Mar. 28, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Just follow your child's queues. They go through times where they don't want any food and then a week or two later, you cannot feed them enough. Hang in there.

    Answer by SarahElf. at 2:13 PM on Mar. 28, 2009

  • It may be a phase. She will eat when she is hungry, and if she is still getting formula or breastmilk, she should be fine. Kids go through phases where they won't eat, or they will only eat a certain thing. Just continue to offer a variety of foods, and consider this practice for in a couple of years, when she will again seem to barely eat anything.

    Answer by KadenTaeasmom at 2:55 PM on Mar. 28, 2009

  • my son did this around the same age, all I did was give him a baby spoon an let him do it himself (no matter how messy he was) and he ate everything I gave him.

    Answer by rhiannon425 at 3:13 PM on Mar. 28, 2009

  • As long as she's nursing or taking formula, she will be fine. I'm more concerned with grandma not respecting your authority as mom. I'd be pissed too!

    Answer by Krysta622 at 4:41 PM on Mar. 28, 2009

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