My Son is 4 years old. He does not eat on his own particularly food like dal chapati or vegetables with chapati. In school, he doesn't eat food and says that my hands will get dirty. How can I make him eat food on his own. Thanks

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Updated on Jul 12, 2019

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Since he does not want to mess his hands you may give him food that can be eaten with spoon or fork. He can eat with his hands at home. It may be inconvenient at school to wash and dry his hands. Maybe when he grows older he may change the habit. Vegetables and lentils can be given as cutlets or tikkis along with sandwich. Wheat bread or Katti rolls may be offered as substitute.

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