Hi My baby is 11. 5 month old She is very fussy eater.. she only eats ragi, Dalia, khichadi, banana nd mango I hv to make a paste kind of purée in blender to make her eat. She doesn't eat mashed food at all Pls help

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a child less than one year may eat this much variety only, so don't worry. Try introducing little solids or mashed now, otherwise the child would have problem accepting these later. You can gradually introduce solid foods in diet, by giving one or two bites of it. You can give slice of apple/pear or stick of carrot to chew on.Try and make your child have meals with family. Introduce one new food at a time, let the child accept it and gets used to it for few days. Introduce another new food only after a week. Do not introduce new foods back to back, it may confuse the child and would lower her acceptance. Try and keep the consistency thin to semi solid, depending on child's preference and swallowing/chewing capacity.

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