I am the mom of a very healthy 15 month old. She has ranked in the 50% for height and 5% for weight since birth. She was strictly breastfed for 6 mo and was very gradually introduced to solids over a period of 4 months. Some babies readily accept new food, others take time. Just because a baby "looks" small doesn't mean there is a problem. Not all babies want to eat solids because they find comfort in a bottle. All you can do is try to introduce a little bit at a time, and try different easy to digest foods. Most people start with cereal, as that is the most common, but some babies start with avocado puree or applesauce. Mix things in with formula and see if it helps. It won't always be this way, eventually she will eat solid foods like every other child, she's just doing it at her own pace. As long as the Dr says she's healthy that's really all that matters. Her mom didn't miss any window. There is no "normal" with babies, each is a unique little person.View Thread
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