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Eating the bib??.....

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Tididdy Fri 30-Sep-11 15:30:06

Hi all
I started weaning my baby at 4 months. She's now nearly 6 months. The trouble I have is with bibs. Since she started shoving everything into her mouth at 4 months, feeding is a nightmare as she constantly puts the bib into her mouth making feeding a long drawn out process. Does anyone else have this problem or have any ideas to help? Is there a bib on the market that stops this?

Mealtime at the moment is one big messy debacle! Thanks!

lilham Fri 30-Sep-11 16:20:28

Are you using a highchair? I'm using the long sleeve bibs from ikea. they are very long. So I tuck it under the tray of the highchair. Since her hands are on the tray, she couldn't get to the bib. grin

Flisspaps Fri 30-Sep-11 16:27:06

Are you offering her anything else to keep her hands busy (assuming you're doing traditional weaning?) like some veg or a breadstick? If she's got something she can put in her mouth, she might not bother eating the bib grin

RightUpMyRue Fri 30-Sep-11 16:29:15

Put a slice of bread and butter in one hand and a lump of cheese in the other, she'll soon forget about the bib!

Paschaelina Fri 30-Sep-11 16:30:23

The other option is to strip her at mealtimes and not bother with the bib.

MyThumbsHaveGoneWeird Fri 30-Sep-11 19:01:07

John Lewis do a really good coverall bib she won't be able to eat. My son eats the pelican bib style ones.

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