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Why wont she eat?

My daughter is 13 months she will only eat Mac & cheese, Ramon noodles, spaghetti, raviloi any noodle really mash potatoes, scrabbles eggs, toast, yogurt, any fruit and chicken if we're lucky.. That is all she will eat she WONT EAT peas, green beans, baked beans, corn, broccoli, so no veggies really, cottage cheese, she used to eat pancakes but dosent any more theres other things but im not listing all of them. Im just afraid she isnt getting all her nutrition. She has just become so picky. I know at least she's eating but still its not all the nutrition she should have. Please help!

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Asked by love2bmom24-7 at 6:29 PM on Mar. 2, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Give her time. If her doctor is not worried about it, then neither should u.

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:30 PM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • just keep offering them. they say you have to offer them about 7 times or something. you could hide them in something she does like, and what she does eat doesnt sound too bad! Keep up the good work!!

    Answer by SabrenaLeigh at 6:32 PM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • picky eaters are made by giving in, she eats what she is given or she will go hungry. A healthy normal child will not starve itself and therefore will eventually eat what they are given, don't give options it is this or nothing.

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 6:32 PM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • when i was babysitting i used to have the same problem with 3 kids. all they wanted was mac & cheese, an any kinda pasta. they wouldn't eat any veggies so i took some cheese wiz or any kinda cheese an sprinkle it on the veggies or cook or steam some veggies cut them small an mix them in with the things she likes...just don't over do it or she won't eat it...if she's like that when she gets older get veggie dip an let her dip her veggies in there it works wonders just watch them when they do that or they will only eat the dip...

    Answer by diana2630 at 6:47 PM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • Anonymous Person! I do not feed my child junk food none of the food i listed was JUNK! I asked for helpful answers not RUDE REMARKS! So I would appriciate if you would keep your not very nice comments to your self & not have an attitude on my question & I'm pretty sure any of the other mothers on here would feel the same way. Thank you & have a nice day!

    To you other mothers that commented thank you so much!

    Answer by love2bmom24-7 at 9:52 PM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • not all picky eaters are from parents giving in. Our rule in our house was eat what we have or do not eat at all. I went a lot of nights not eating at all. I am very picky and always have been.

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:07 PM on Mar. 2, 2010

  • i'm sorry...i didn't mean it as a rude comment i didn't think veggies an veggie dip were junk food.........................sorry.......

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:40 AM on Mar. 3, 2010

  • I have made veggie freezies that even the most picky non-eater of veggies will LOVE. just PM me...I don't have time right now to write it out :)

    Answer by livewell at 9:56 AM on Sep. 13, 2011

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