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how many calories a day should my 10 month old be getting since he will not eat baby food???? he wants table food and i do not wanna over feed him or give him too much please help!

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Asked by TatymMommi at 11:18 AM on May. 28, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Its 40 calories per inch of height per day. He should still be taking bm or formula still right?

    Answer by aeemom at 11:27 AM on May. 28, 2009

  • At ten months, most of his nutrition should still be coming from breastmilk or formula. Stay away from the allergy trigger foods (wheat, soy, dairy, etc.), and stick with fruits, vegetables, beans, and other high nutrition foods.

    Answer by rkoloms at 11:31 AM on May. 28, 2009

  • yes he still takes formula but not that often only when he is going to bed. other than that he will have nothing to do with formula he wants juice... also is it ok to maybe give him some lemonade????

    Answer by TatymMommi at 11:34 AM on May. 28, 2009

  • Make sure you nurse him first and then offer solids. DD was on table food, she had home made baby food for about a month.

    Answer by MoonLover06 at 11:34 AM on May. 28, 2009

  • um, hell no. he needs formula, not lemonade. you are the parent. stop giving him juice. it's not very nutritional and it's not supposed to ever replace formula.

    Answer by MoonLover06 at 11:35 AM on May. 28, 2009

  • No juice. No lemonade.! Stop the table foods and only offer formula. That's where the nutrition is.

    Answer by calliesmommie at 11:41 AM on May. 28, 2009

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