Please excuse the length of this narrative, but we would really appreciate any interested reader going through this first-person account of our son’s adverse feeding behavior. He is currently 1 year and 1 month old.
The first signs of his adverse feeding behavior may have commenced when he went without any food from the time he was born to 3½ days. During this time I thought that I was giving breast milk but in reality there was virtually none. After this initial period of time, he would eat only between 2 and 3 ounces of pumped breast milk mixed with Similac for each feeding session. (Please note that all breast feeding ended at the end of May.)
This went on for about 2 months. Beginning the 3rd month, when I tried to feed him in my arms as I usually had done before, he began showing signs of great resistance such back arching, screaming, crying, and generally total unhappiness. This feeding situation went on fo