18 months old baby

Question: My son doesnt chew food..he is 18months old..doctor advised us to give him only solid and to skip the meal if he doesn't chew..what should i do??? He has skipped the breakfast

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Answer: Hi Don't worry I suppose all teeth of your baby must have not been formed yet Hence he wouldn't be able to chew Besides he is been gulping since born Chewing would be a new activity that has to be thought with lots of patience Give him soft finger food and show him how to bite on and chew Slowly and gradually he would learn chewing on Ideal finger food would be cheese cubes, paneer cubes, steamed carrot, steamed beans, steamed apples, boiled potato ,etc
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    Alisha Sood271 days ago

    All his teeth are formed..just 4 out of 20 teeth are left.

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