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Keeping food in mouth

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LindsayS79 Fri 19-Jun-15 19:37:29

Did is 2 next month and has always been funny with textures, however she's been better for the past 6 months. Until now....
She's keeping her food in her mouth and not chewing/swallowing. It's been about 2 weeks now and it takes about 2 hours to give her dinner. Even old faves like fish and cous cous are being kept in there like a hamster. She took an hour to eat a small bit of red pepper the other day.
Does anyone have any strategies? She obviously gets bored sitting for a meal for 2 hours so I'm really struggling. Should I let her go hungry...?!!! I'm clueless!!!

VeganCow Fri 19-Jun-15 20:31:29

Is she sat at the table whilst eating? What happens if she is allowed to walk around with food, eat while playing etc does she do it then?

LindsayS79 Fri 19-Jun-15 22:34:50

She was in her high chair but recently I moved her to a stool at our breakfast bar. She loves it but she's as stubborn with food in her high chair at gran's house. I do end up following her around feeding her a lot, which has always been fine as I've just been grateful that she's eating after a nightmare weaning her! But now she's just walking about with it in her mouth for ages!!
I struggle with veggies, so I hand her bits here and there through the day, but I'm finding it still in her mouth an hour later lately!!!

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