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Is it normal for babys to pick food into their mouth from the floor.

ma baby picks her food into her mouth when it drops on d floor, is she eva goin to stop n aw long?

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blair16

Asked by blair16 at 2:01 PM on Apr. 23, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Yes they do not know yet. As they grow up and hear us say it enough they eventually learn not to do it
    virginiamama71

    Answer by virginiamama71 at 2:02 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • Babies put EVERYTHING into their mouths lol...they don't care where it's been...you have to teach them not too
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 2:03 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • totally. She will continue to do this to an extent until she is like 6! It will become way less though by age 2 or 3.
    But_Mommie

    Answer by But_Mommie at 2:04 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • What do you mean "IS it normal"??? They will do it because they don't know that it is not a good idea. Just don't let food fall on the floor and stay there. Clean up. THAT is normal.
    minnesotanice

    Answer by minnesotanice at 2:07 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • thank u all, u r so sweet
    blair16

    Comment by blair16 (original poster) at 3:19 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • Baby's will put anything they get their hands on into their mouths.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 3:44 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • very baby's put everything in their mouths. she will eventually outgrow it
    ciaras_mom_05

    Answer by ciaras_mom_05 at 4:27 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • oh yeah mine is 3 and still does it lol
    vgaines

    Answer by vgaines at 5:53 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • Its the oral stage that all infact experience. toys, food, whatever they can find and pick up, they will put it in theirmouths.
    yummysmummy

    Answer by yummysmummy at 6:26 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • Yep! All 3 of mine were like that.... drop food on the floor or find anything interesting on the floor and they would try to put it right in their mouth.... they did eventually outgrow it.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 6:30 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

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