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Picky Eating

It is the joy of every parent to feed his or her child well and also for the child to eat every food prepared for him but this doesn’t always happen. Scientific research shows your child will feed well at some point then he will start being selective or he may refuse every kind food on his plate. Evidence based studies shows that your child has more taste buds than you, as adults lose their sense of taste and smell as they age. Also, some children will have a higher sense of bitter foods than others. This section will teach you the scientific ways of dealing with picky eaters.

What to Do If Your Child Is a Picky Eater Prevalence of Picky Eaters among Infants and Toddlers and Their Caregivers’ Decisions about Offering a New Food.

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Prevalence of Picky Eaters among Infants and Toddlers and Their Caregivers’ Decisions about Offering a New Food.

Feeding a child can be a worrisome and difficult task. Although there are well-established feeding protocols that can be easily found on the Internet, the application of these protocols is not easy. When children begin to express dislike for certain foods, parents often avoid these foods so that they do not have to deal with…

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Four Tips to Make Mealtimes Less Fussy and Healthier for Your Toddler

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Sensible and stress-free feeding and diet patterns can help your toddler thrive.
Sensible and stress-free feeding and diet patterns can help your toddler thrive.

The commonest complaints that pediatricians receive from parents are related to their toddlers’ fussy eating habits. It’s a very typical phase that toddlers go through as soon as they start walking and talking. A toddler’s refusal to eat creates a lot of conflict. Trying to make a toddler eat a few bites of food is…

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The Pros and Cons of Baby-Led Weaning versus Parent-Led Weaning: Responsive Parenting

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The Pros and Cons of Baby-Led Weaning Versus Parent-Led Weaning

Based on their respective lifestyles, personal choices, and responsive parenting strategies, some parents choose parent-led weaning, while others allow their babies to wean themselves (also known as baby-led weaning). A baby’s transition from milk to solid food is a crucial growth milestone; however, the transition can be challenging if the baby is picky or tends…

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How to Ensure That Your Picky Eater Stays Healthy

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Picky Eating or an Eating Disorder -How to Ensure that Your Picky Eater Stays Healthy
A Picky Eater

Most parents are familiar with toddlers’ fussy and picky eating habits and their general aversion to food (also called food neophobia). Learning to eat is part of a child’s physical, emotional, and psychological development. Usually, picky eating is a phase that toddlers outgrow on their own. Since most of their attention and energy are focused…

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