My 2 1/2 year old has always been such a great eater. Really adventuresome, there's no category of food she doesn't like (she doesn't like white potatoes but who cares!). Anyway, she's always had a super-sensitive gag reflex -- like if she gets too big of a bite or something grosses her out when she's eating, she'll start throwing up her whole meal. She also often throws up after she coughs up phlegm, poor thing.
Well, all the sudden she's gotten a lot pickier at mealtime. She won't eat any soups with chunks, including things like chili that she's always loved. We've been sticklers for her trying everything, even having several bites, at every meal, so we evenentually get her to do it. But the other day I was insisting that she'd like her chicken & dumpling soup (what's not to like, right?) and when she finally choked down a dumpling bite (not a big one), she threw up. Is this psychological? We felt so cruel!!
Answer by EmilySusan at 1:15 PM on Nov. 16, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 1:41 PM on Nov. 16, 2009