Answer: ￼ Rejection of food : This is by far the most frustrating thing a mom can face. With so much of love, research and hopes you prepare something for your baby and either you end up throwing it away or eating it yourself. However, before losing hopes you can always try the following: Introduce a variety of texture: As your baby grows, start introducing a variety of texture in his diet. Crunchy finger foods like boiled carrots and potatoes are an easy way to start.Allow the child to explore food: Babies love food anywhere other than the plates. You can get a high chair or find a safe place at your home where the baby can get real messy with the food. The more they enjoy playing with the food, the more they are likely to love it.Do not mask tastes: Let the babies explore the original taste of the veggies or fruits. Masking the real taste with some sweet can lead them rejecting the food in the future. For example, if you give a pumpkin puree, do not mask its real taste by adding apples into it.Let your baby decide the quantity:Though this might be the toughest thing to do for Indian moms, the babies are born with the ability to understand when they are full. Follow their cues to avoid overfeeding or force-feeding.
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