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Help! I can't get my seven month old to eat any food

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I am so frustrated, she wont eat anything all she wants is breastmilk. It doesn't matter what time of day or how hungry or tired she is, she wont eat. We have been trying for a month and she still wont eat more than a few spoons.I don't want to stop breastfeeding, I don't know what to do.

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If she doesn't want solids, don't push solids.  It is not the end of the world if she doesn't start on solids by 7 months - I've got a friend whose children didn't start solids until they were 8 and 10 months.  Those kids are now 8 and 10 years old and they're FINE.  They're healthy and energetic and inquisitive and you'd never know they were late starters on solids.  Leave off the solids for a few weeks, and then try again.  Consider trying a different first food when you do start - that actual first food is more cultural than it is requirement.  If you're trying rice cereal, use oatmeal (baby version) instead.  If you're trying oatmeal, maybe use banana.  If you're trying banana, give avocado a whirl.  Just make sure whatever you're trying, it's thin enough that she won't choke (solids at this stage are about learning how to eat solids, after all).  Good luck!
my little girl is 7mths old to she loves breastmilk but i found that she enjoys strawberries and bananas smushed up and used as dip for sweet potato fries
Thank you guys, thats very reasuring! (not sarcasm) :)

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