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Aversion to fruit

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Thelyingbitchandthewardrobe Sun 05-Jun-16 07:14:14

My DC2 is 2 and a half years old. He cannot eat a single bite of fruit. He can eat Ella's kitchen pouches, but will vomit if I put even the tiniest piece of apple in his mouth.
DC1 and 3 don't have this problem.
What do you think is going on? Anyone had experience of this?

Zaurak Sun 05-Jun-16 18:56:29

Will he eat veg?

If so, I'd just not give him fruit to be honest. Veg is much healthier and it's important to not make a battle or conflict over food. Keep re offering it every now and again and you may find his tastes change over time.

Suzgm Mon 27-Jun-16 20:44:47

Maybe it's a texture thing or maybe the taste is too sharp for him? will he eat/drink homemade smoothies rather than Ella's or have home made apple puree?

Penfold007 Mon 27-Jun-16 21:07:07

I don't like fruit and neither DC is very keen. I find it too sharp and dislike the texture. I'd much rather snack on veggies and so would DC. I wouldn't worry about it.

LilySnape Mon 27-Jun-16 21:08:48

Could be texture or he might not like the shape ? Try softer fruits like berries at first and work your way upto hard stuff like apple ? Or try cutting the fruit into fun shapes with little cutters

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