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Any tricks to getting your baby to accept chunkier foods ?
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Dr. Timothy Ashley
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Why?
There is no need to rush foods that aren't smooth.
Ensure that all foods are cut into easily managed, small pieces. Allow the baby to explore the food, and to feed him/herself under supervision. Babies explore by putting things in their mouths , and will eventually "get it". If they're too small for that, they're too small to be eating chunks anyway. Watch closely for choking hazards.

In brief: Why?
There is no need to rush foods that aren't smooth.
Ensure that all foods are cut into easily managed, small pieces. Allow the baby to explore the food, and to feed him/herself under supervision. Babies explore by putting things in their mouths , and will eventually "get it". If they're too small for that, they're too small to be eating chunks anyway. Watch closely for choking hazards.
Dr. Timothy Ashley
Dr. Timothy Ashley
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Experiment
Depending on the age of your child, some teeth are needed for the chunkier and more solid foods.
Be patient and it's trial and error.

In brief: Experiment
Depending on the age of your child, some teeth are needed for the chunkier and more solid foods.
Be patient and it's trial and error.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Gregory Fehr
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Careful
Babies learn to eat, chew, swallow.
Advancing thier diet too quickly may be a invitation to choking.

In brief: Careful
Babies learn to eat, chew, swallow.
Advancing thier diet too quickly may be a invitation to choking.
Dr. Gregory Fehr
Dr. Gregory Fehr
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