Latorya
Latorya asks:
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Why does my 1 year old bite the spoon when I am trying to feed him?

In Topics: My child's growth and development, Nutrition
> 60 days ago

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Wayne Yankus
Aug 5, 2010
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What the Expert Says:

For a one year old, the mouth is the center of the universe. Swallowing from a spoon is a learned skill--easy, but learned.  Take it out of his mouth when he does it and re enter until he gets that you don't want him biting.

Wayne Yankus, MD, FAAP
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