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my son wont eat!

Help my son will only eat snack foods. he is almost 13 months. any ideas on what i can do to get him to eat ???

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:36 PM on Feb. 15, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • That depends on what you mean by "snack foods" My son's snacks are yogurt, fruit, dry semi-healthy cereals or steamed veggies. If those are his snacks, then I wouldn't worry about it. However, if he's eating salty/sweet snacks then you need to just offer healthy choices - don't offer salty/sweet items. You can try giving him some of the "sweeter" veggies like sweet potatoes or steamed carrots with a little butter if need be. Yogurt flavored with fruit is sweet too.

    Answer by missanc at 2:40 PM on Feb. 15, 2010

  • Dont give him snack food.
    He wont starve!
    Toddlers wont let themselves just not eat. Offer him healthy meals at every meal time and quit giving him the junk. He will get hungry. Todddlers and babies will definately eat broccolli before they let their tummies growl. He is old enough that he probably simply knows that if he wont eat good food you will give him bad food.

    Answer by amber710 at 2:53 PM on Feb. 15, 2010

  • He loves most yogurt! apple squares and dry cereal, toast, gerber snacks and crackers.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:58 PM on Feb. 15, 2010

  • Oh, he'll eat...limit the snacks and he'll eat. =) Mine would rather walk around all day with goldfish than eat a real meal but since that isn't an option...she eats very well at meal time. I give breakfast in the am. Milk and a small snack mid morning. Lunch at 11. Nap at 1230. Small snack after nap. Dinner at 530. Milk before bath, then bed. I also give veggies as the appetizer with dip. She doesn't get anything else until she's eaten a reasonable amount of veggies.

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 5:12 PM on Feb. 15, 2010

  • It's okay for him to eat snacks daughter did that and her doctor told me it doesn't matter what she
    eats as long as she is eating. So give him allthe snack
    food he want he will be fine I promise

    Answer by MarissaDavis29 at 7:06 PM on Feb. 15, 2010

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