How can I get my child to try new foods?
If your child doesn’t seem to like a new food, don’t be discouraged. Some experts say it may take a minimum of 10 exposures to a new food before he may decide that he likes it.
Be sure to make eating a positive experience. Avoid pressuring him to try a new food. Also try to respect your child’s signals—stop when he’s done, even if it’s after just a taste.
You might try introducing a new food along with a familiar food, even mixing the two. For example, if your child likes bananas, introduce peaches by mixing them with bananas.
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