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Why can’t my baby swallow baby food?

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In brief: Could be...

...A number of reasons: poor coordination of chewing, problem with throat or esophagus -- or, most commonly, just not being hungry enough.

In brief: Could be...

...A number of reasons: poor coordination of chewing, problem with throat or esophagus -- or, most commonly, just not being hungry enough.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Patricia Vuguin
Pediatrics

In brief: Swallowing

The american academy of pediatrics recommends waiting until your infant is at least six months old to begin introducing solid foods.
Babies are born with a sucking reflex, but getting food off a spoon requires a different bucal movement. Keeping solid food in the mouth and then swallowing takes practice. Make sure that you baby is ready.

In brief: Swallowing

The american academy of pediatrics recommends waiting until your infant is at least six months old to begin introducing solid foods.
Babies are born with a sucking reflex, but getting food off a spoon requires a different bucal movement. Keeping solid food in the mouth and then swallowing takes practice. Make sure that you baby is ready.
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