If at First You Don't Succeed, Try 15 Times

If at First You Don't Succeed, Try 15 Times

It's understandable that as a busy parent, you don't keep offering the same food if your child rejects it - after all, you want them to eat something and there aren't enough hours in the day to prepare food that just ends up on the floor or in the bin. 

If your child is not otherwise fussy, it might not be worth offering a certain food many times - children often reject foods which have caused them stomach upsets in the past, for example, and this might be due to an intolerance or allergy. 

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3 Opportunities to Expose Baby to New Flavours

3 Opportunities to Expose Baby to New Flavours

Research shows that increased exposure to foods results in increased liking and acceptance of the same foods. The best time to start exposing your child to a variety of flavours is before they’re even born.  Foetuses swallow amniotic fluid which reflects what their mum eats, so a diverse diet during pregnancy is a great idea. This will mean that you’re more likely to cover all your own and baby’s nutritional bases as well as have a head start on getting your child to eat well further down the line. 

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