Help Your Baby Develop Healthy Eating Habits By Letting Them Choose How Much To Eat

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Help Your Baby Develop Healthy Eating Habits By Letting Them Choose How Much To Eat

Be guided by your baby's appetite. Offer your baby new foods. Let them choose how much to eat - you decide what food is offered, your baby decides how much to eat.

Let your baby choose how much to eat

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Be guided by your baby's appetite. Offer your baby new foods. Let them choose how much to eat - you decide what food is offered, your baby decides how much to eat.

Meals and healthy snacks give your baby several chances every day to eat a variety of foods. If your baby eats little or nothing at one meal, it's OK. They’ll make up for it with other meals and snacks. 

Keep it relaxed. Sometimes new foods take time. Patience works better than pressure.

This page last reviewed 02 June 2013.

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