hello mam.. my son is 18 month old.. we haven't started with spicy food.. i still cook separately for him.. morn meal ,chapatti boiled in milk,afternoon i cook him veg rice with one boiled egg ,during night i feed him kitchidi. he rejects spicy food.. when do i start the same. also he still drinks water from sipper.. he spits water whenever we give it in glass.. is it ok at this age?pls help.

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you can gradually add, that is very little amounts of spice to flavour his food and gradually increase the flavourings. Avoid hot spices like chillies, garam masala, initially. You can continue with sipper but keep trying for water in glass too, so that the child picks ups this habit.

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