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My 13mo barely eats - help!

(7 Posts)
PeggyCarter Sun 17-Feb-13 11:56:33

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Snusmumriken Sat 16-Feb-13 10:04:26

Hello again,

These links might help ease your fears. By all means book an appointment with your GP if you are still worried. My DS is 16 months and has never been big on solid foods. He is still BF and is clearly healthy so I have not been worried.

Good luck!

my child wont eat

getting enough to eat

Madlizzy Fri 15-Feb-13 21:09:49

He sounds like he's doing fine. smile

PeggyCarter Fri 15-Feb-13 18:45:50

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Madlizzy Fri 15-Feb-13 13:51:43

Once babies hit around 12 months, their growth slows down and they just don't need to eat as much. Rather than look at day to day, look at what he eats over a week. As long as he is bright, alert and gaining weight, he's fine.

Snusmumriken Fri 15-Feb-13 13:49:48

Is your LO gaining weight and healthy? I would try not to worry if he is. Toddlers don't need very much food and are able to self regulate their intake.

PeggyCarter Fri 15-Feb-13 08:05:43

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