My little girl is nearly 7 months, we've been giving her solids since 5 months on the advice of our GP and the Health Visitors as she was not growing very fast on EBF & also still seemed hungry after breastfeeding off both sides. She will eat purees & also nibble at 'mummy food' (e.g.sticks of fruit/veg, toast with hummus etc) but can't seem to manage mashed food yet. She is having 3 meals & 5/6 breastfeeds during the day and 2/3 breastfeeds at night. Sometimes she will wolf down her dinner no problem but with breakfast and tea she can also be quite fussy - I am sometimes struggling to get her to eat half a jar of puree or the equivalent of home made food. I keep trying her with different things & she cries & doesn't want it & then - surprise surprise - she's hungry at night. I love her to bits but it's driving me mad, and I worry that she's not getting the nutrition she needs. Am I expecting her to eat too much? Or is fussing over her meals a sign that I'm breastfeeding her too much? What is everyone else's experience?
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