So my ds1 is now 20 months and has always been pretty fussy with food but is gradually getting worse. Initially I was trying not to get stressed and hope that he will eventually grow out of it but I'm starting to worry he won't!
He point blank refuses to eat any normal food and won't even try it. If I offer him something he just hands it back or throws it on the floor straight away. Even things I know he would probably like such as a chunk of pizza for example, he won't even think about trying it. Up to now I've taken the attitude of constantly offering things and hoping he will try them. He used to if distracted but now he won't try them. So although he's 20 months he still lives off pouches and jars of baby food (trust me I tried to give him homemade purées etc but they all ended in the bin). Although not ideal I figured he's at least getting some nutrients such as veg and meat. However now he's stopped eating most of those and now only wants to eat fruit purées and toast with cheese spread or peanut butter. He used to go through liking one fruit for a while stages but now there's nothing he will eat fresh fruit wise.
I'm pretty much at the end of my tether with him as I can't see how to get him to eat anything. I've started to get strict and not offer him the things he likes in the hope he will be hungry and give in. However it doesn't seem to be working and I'm worried he's going to suffer from not eating much. Is he too young for this technique? What else can I try?!