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What should you do when a 3 year old won't swallow food that he doesn't like?

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banana66

Asked by banana66 at 7:11 PM on Mar. 22, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • Don't give him food he doesn't like.
    MrsMWF

    Answer by MrsMWF at 7:12 PM on Mar. 22, 2011

  • Do not feed it to him
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 7:13 PM on Mar. 22, 2011

  • I wouldn't force it. My 3 year old will actually gag herself until she throws up if she doesn't like the food and I try to make her eat it. I wouldn't recommend it :/
    amber1330

    Answer by amber1330 at 7:16 PM on Mar. 22, 2011

  • stop giving it to him
    Jgreg

    Answer by Jgreg at 7:17 PM on Mar. 22, 2011

  • Oh, this is EASY! Don't give them food you know they don't like! lol. Dur.
    worriedmommy600

    Answer by worriedmommy600 at 7:17 PM on Mar. 22, 2011

  • TRY MIXING IT WITH SOMETHING (he,she)DO LIKE.
    urselbaker

    Answer by urselbaker at 7:19 PM on Mar. 22, 2011

  • Let them spit it out. At least you got past the barrier to get them to stick it into their mouth in the first place. Try it again on a different night, and prepare it in a different way to see if they change their mind.
    Renee3K

    Answer by Renee3K at 8:57 PM on Mar. 22, 2011

  • I am with the rest of the crew on this, the battle is just not worth it. If you are getting your 3 year old to try new foods you are way ahead of the game.
    hotelmom123

    Answer by hotelmom123 at 1:38 PM on Mar. 24, 2011

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