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    Picky Eaters Directory

    Between 20% to 50% of babies are described by their parents as picky eaters: They push away food, turn their heads away when a spoon approaches, spit out food, and become cranky at mealtime. If the baby's rate of growth is normal, there is usually no need to worry. Some babies are full, distracted, teething, or otherwise not feeling well. Older babies may need some control in the high chair. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about feeding picky eaters, reasons some babies are picky eaters, tips on feeding baby, and much more.

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    How do you satisfy the picky eaters in your family? The secret lies in offering variety while avoiding cooking everyone separate meals. Plus, check out our fail-proof chicken breast recipe.

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