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What are signs of a picky eater?

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The symptoms of a picky eater can seem pretty obvious: Your baby may push away the spoon or turn his head from it. She might close her mouth as you try feeding her, spit out food, or become cranky or tired at mealtime.

Yet these signals don't necessarily mean your baby is picky. They can also be signs your little one is simply full, distracted, or not feeling well.

From: Is Your Baby a Picky Eater? WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on September 18, 2018

Medically Reviewed on 09/18/2018

SOURCES:

Wright, C. October 2007. Pediatrics,

Mackonochie, A. Lorenze Press, 2006. The Practical Encyclopedia of Pregnancy, Babycare & Nutrition for Babies and Toddlers,

American Dietetic Association: "Introducing Solid Foods" and "Getting Started on Eating Right."

Kalins, D. Robert Rose Inc., 2008. Better Baby Food: Your Essential Guide to Nutrition, Feeding, and Cooking for All Babies & Toddlers,

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital: "Picky Eaters."

University of Michigan Health System: "Feeding Your Baby and Toddler (Birth to Age Two)."

Piette, L. Three Rivers Press, 2006. Just Two More Bites: Helping Picky Eaters Say Yes to Food,

Mackonochie, A. Lorenz Books, 2006. The Practical Encyclopedia of Pregnancy, Babycare and Nutrition for Babies and Toddlers,

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on September 18, 2018

SOURCES:

Wright, C. October 2007. Pediatrics,

Mackonochie, A. Lorenze Press, 2006. The Practical Encyclopedia of Pregnancy, Babycare & Nutrition for Babies and Toddlers,

American Dietetic Association: "Introducing Solid Foods" and "Getting Started on Eating Right."

Kalins, D. Robert Rose Inc., 2008. Better Baby Food: Your Essential Guide to Nutrition, Feeding, and Cooking for All Babies & Toddlers,

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital: "Picky Eaters."

University of Michigan Health System: "Feeding Your Baby and Toddler (Birth to Age Two)."

Piette, L. Three Rivers Press, 2006. Just Two More Bites: Helping Picky Eaters Say Yes to Food,

Mackonochie, A. Lorenz Books, 2006. The Practical Encyclopedia of Pregnancy, Babycare and Nutrition for Babies and Toddlers,

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on September 18, 2018

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