Question My son is 20 months old. He is very problamatic when it comes to having food. He drinks milk whenever he is hungry but never likes to have food. We have tried with a lot of variety in fodd but he has not changed. I want to improve his eating habits but i do not have any options available. Please help me to improve my son's eating habits. He has become very lean and looks very tired and weak. Please help.
Answer eating is improvable as milk intake goes down. reduce milk intake add ready to eat foods that he may carry in his hand .. like say pappads.. paratha, boiled potato/egg etc
dominant milk feeding after 1 year of age causes deficiency with iron and calcium.
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