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What would you do?

My baby is 8 months old & dislikes baby food now. (she use to eat it just fine) All she wants is stuff she can pick up. She does not not have any teeth. She just won't eat anything any more unless it is her milk.(not regular milk)


Asked by Anonymous at 9:30 AM on Apr. 7, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (6)
  • avocado chunks, banana chuncks, baked sweet potato chunks...just put these on her tray and let her eat. She is plenty big enough to eat regular food if she wants to. My son ate baby food for about a month, then, he said heck no. LOL So, I made homemade food. (table food with no grease or spices and a little softer). By the time he was 9.5 months, he could hold and eat a kid burger and anything he wanted.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 10:37 AM on Apr. 7, 2010

  • There are these things that look like pacifiers but have nets on the end of them. You can put food in them and she can gum at them and it squishes through the net. My son had teeth but had health problems and couldn't eat solids. We used the neat things so he could try other things without worrying about choking.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:42 AM on Apr. 7, 2010

  • Soft cooked broccoli in bite sized chunks, No yolk egg noodles cooked on the soft side, mine liked grilled cheese sammies cut up in pieces, chicken vienna sausages, soft cooked carrots - just make things that she can pick up :)

    Answer by chefronswife at 9:42 AM on Apr. 7, 2010

  • Babies don't need baby food. You can feed her fork mashed food and let her feed herself. She doesn't need teeth.


    Answer by Gailll at 12:17 PM on Apr. 7, 2010

  • I don't see what the problem is, just give her small pieces of stuff she can pick up. Lots of babies hate to be spoon fed and will only feed themselves.

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 1:21 PM on Apr. 7, 2010

  • If she is breastfed no worries as she doesn't need solids until a year old. Just let her play for now. Make food fun...don't make it a battle or it will be a battle throughout her entire life. She'll eat when she is ready! (This coming from a mom whose son didn't start really eating solids until 2-2.5 years old and got WAY too stressed out over it...)

    Answer by calebsmama713 at 10:21 PM on Apr. 7, 2010