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how can i help my toddler with feeding difficulties, a hypersensitive gag reflex?

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Dr. Terri Graham
30 years experience Pediatrics
Occupational therapy: Normal toddlers can be gaggy with certain foods. You will know if it is time for professional intervention if they begin having a feeding aversion and avoiding certain textures. When feeding time becomes a chore and you find yourself unable to cope or your child is not gaining weight it is time for help. Your pediatrician is the first place to start for advice and growth parameter evaluation.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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