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My daughter wont eat food, she's 7mths and only takes the bottle. What should i do?

I've tried all fruit she just dont want anything to do with it.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:00 PM on Feb. 21, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (26)
  • Also she may not want to be fed she might want to feed herself so giver her some soft finger foods that she can give herself.
    truealaskanmom

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 7:14 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • Do you usually offer her food before or after her bottle? I would suggest before, when she is hungry.
    justluvinmyson

    Answer by justluvinmyson at 7:01 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • babies are usually on the bottle for the first year of their life. don't be concerned. continue giving her the bottle til she's hit 1 year. the reason she won't eat food is babies have a sucking reflex which eventually wares off.
    aliishott2

    Answer by aliishott2 at 7:03 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • i agree, she is not ready for food yet.
    babycakes254

    Answer by babycakes254 at 7:08 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • my ds was the same way just give her time my son will b 1 in 3weeks and he hasent ever really ate baby food he wanted what mommy and daddy had so just be patient!!!! good luck
    Mother_18

    Answer by Mother_18 at 7:10 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • She wont eat it if she to hungry and might take two bites if she gets 4oz first. Her reflex has been gone since 5mths.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:11 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • I started my DD on a sippy cup at 6 months and she was off the bottle by 8 and then you just keep trying with the foods until she takes them, it is ok if she doesn't eat them until she is 1 it is mostly practice before 1 but a sippy cup will help her transition.
    truealaskanmom

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 7:11 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • what kind of finger foods can an infant eat that also hasnt really started teething?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:18 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • It's okay if she doesn't eat pureed food right now. Just keep offering it to her and eventually she'll eat it.
    Try stopping for a few days and then starting up again. Introduce it as an exciting new thing.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 7:34 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • you can cut sup avacado, they have gerber pasta pick ups they smell nasty but my DD loved them, you can cut up lunch meat, giver her cut up fruits, you can giver her peas, and soft cooked carrot pieces, some babies just don't like baby food texture.
    truealaskanmom

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 7:37 PM on Feb. 21, 2010