+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    1
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0

    Default Baby fussy with food

    I was hoping someone may be able to help. My baby is 8 mo and enjoyed food when we got started, but for the past month he will only eat banana and weetbix a little bit of fruit (pear mostly) and custard. i try veges and he ries and clamps his mouth shut and then finally give him custard and he eats every little bit!! anyone had the same problem? i dont want him to become a fussy eater, but also dont want to create any bad food associations.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    5,005
    Thanks
    1,052
    Thanked
    3,524
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts

    Default Baby fussy with food

    What veggies are you giving him? My DS doesn't like plain ones so I tend to mix them with some mushed up wholewheat spaghetti and/or some cheese. Then he scoffs it!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    3,732
    Thanks
    906
    Thanked
    2,838
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Baby fussy with food

    Maybe try giving him finger food for veggies; steamed carrot or zucchini, roast veggie wedges or cold cucumber. He might be more interested in a new texture.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    10,469
    Thanks
    3,190
    Thanked
    6,496
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts

    Default Baby fussy with food

    I would stop the custard totally - have you tried meats or fish? Corn on the cob is great at that age as the gum off little pieces ! As pp said try finger foods, put healthy steamed veggies or cold cucumber sticks , rice cakes, toast with avocado , boiled eggs or egg strips and let him feed himself , this is a great age to introduce a variety of foods - add garlic,ginger herbs and spices to everything and don't keep giving the same things as he will get fussy!


 

Similar Threads

  1. Making own or bought baby food for #2+ baby
    By 2BlueBirds in forum Weaning & Starting solids
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 29-09-2012, 22:15
  2. Fussy baby = fussy toddler?
    By smallpotatoes in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-05-2012, 18:59
  3. Fast Food Baby
    By Witchypoo in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-02-2012, 16:56

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Be In Blossom
Keen to up the intensity of your exercise after having your baby but unsure how? New physio-led Bootcamp Workshops aim to bridge the gap between low and high intensity training, teaching ways to reduce pelvic floor load in gym and bootcamp settings.
featured supporter
121Temps
For the last 10 years 121 Temps has helped thousands of personal assistants/others to set up and work as a virtual assistant from home. Our services include: - One-2-One Mentoring - Online Training/Courses - Handbook, Toolkits, Templates & more.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!